Governing Bodies

Governing Bodies

  • Andrey Yakunin

    President of the SPbU Alumni Association

    An SPbU graduate (Economics'97)
    Has an EMBA joint degree from London Business School and Columbia University GSB. Founder and Managing Partner of VIY Management, the Chair of the National Alternative Investment Management Association (NAIMA).
  • Maria Gorizontova

    Executive Director of the SPbU Alumni Association

    An SPbU graduate (Psychology'97), a graduate of Stockholm School of Economics
    Managed EMBA programmes of Stockholm School of Economics in Russia, was Chair of the Board of Directors at the Dve Palochki restaurant chain, Director of Strategic Development Department at Food Retail Group, General Director at SWISSAM Hospitality Business School.
  • Andrey Denisenkov

    Board member of the SPbU Alumni Association

    An SPbU graduate (Economics '97)
    Holds an MBA degree from the IMD Business School, Lausanne, Switzerland. Since 2012 to present Head of the Project Finance Department in charge of direct Investment and real estate at the non-state pension fund BLAGOSOSTOYANIE.
  • Maria Evnevich

    Board member of the SPbU Alumni Association

    An SPbU graduate (Economics’02, Law'07)
    Candidate of Economic Sciences (an equivalent to PhD awarded in Russia and ex-USSR), Associate Professor of SPbU. Since 2010 a member of the Board of Directors at Maxidom. Responsible for marketing, advertising, and public relations.
  • Egor Popov

    Board member of the SPbU Alumni Association

    An SPbU graduate (Management'00)
    A 1997 graduate of the SPbU Faculty of Economics, a 1998 graduate of the bachelor’s programme in Management, a 2000 graduate of the SPbU post-graduate school. Has an MBA degree from Harvard Business School. Since 2006 to present involved in construction and investment projects in real estate.
  • Igor Khodachek

    Board member of the SPbU Alumni Association

    An SPbU graduate (Geography '10)
    A 2008 graduate of The North-West Institute of Management of the Russian Federation Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (formerly North-West Academy of Public Administration). In 2010 obtained a master’s degree from St Petersburg University in Geography. Since 2009 has been counsellor to the SPbU Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs. Participated in the development of the SPbU Strategic Plan 2020.