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Moscow, Russia
Anatoly Torkunov
Chairman
Rector of MGIMO-University, Member of the RAS, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary. Member of the Presidium of the Council under the President of RF for Science, Technology and Education.
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Anatoly Torkunov
Chairman
Location: Moscow, Russia
Competence: South-East Asia, North Korea, South Korea
Field of expertise: Management of research and providing counsel on international political and country risks to leadership of national and international companies as well as state authorities.
Work experience: Rector of MGIMO-University, Member of the Russian Academy of Science, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary. President of the Russian International Studies Association, Member of the Presidium of the Council under the President of the Russian Federation for Science, Technology and Education. Chairman of the United Nations Association of Russia. Head of section of the Scientific Council of the Security Council of the Russian Federation. Co-chairman of the Russian Historical Society. Member of the Board of Trustees of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC). Member of the Board of Trustees and Chairman of the Scientific Council of the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund. Co-chairman of the Russian-French Trianon Dialogue civil society forum and the Committee on difficult issues in the history of Russian-Japanese relations. Editor-in-chief of the MGIMO Review of International Relations.
Tags: Global trends, strategic planning, negotiations, forecasting
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Moscow, Russia
Andrey Sushentsov
President
Leading Russian international relations scholar with a focus on American foreign policy. His research concentrates on American foreign policy in international conflicts.
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Andrey Sushentsov
President
Location: Moscow, Russia
Competence: United States, Global Trends
Field of expertise: Andrey is a leading Russian international relations scholar with a focus on American foreign policy. His research concentrates on American foreign policy in international conflicts, on South Caucasus, Ukraine, and the Middle East. He performed analytical tasks for the Presidential Administration of Russia, Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Office of the Russian National Security Council, Russian Federal Space Agency, as well as other governmental bodies. In his studies, he examines the spheres of conflicting interests of Russia and the United States in Europe, the Middle East and the post-Soviet space. His key publications include monographs "America's Small Wars", "Essays on US Policy in the Regional Conflicts of the 2000s", and the collective monograph "Russia and the World in 2020". He is also an editor of the annual forecast "International Threats".
Work experience: Andrey is a director of the Laboratory of International Trends Analysis at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations. He also is a Program Director of the Valdai Discussion Club, and editor-in-chief of the "Vneshnyaya Politika" (Foreign Policy) journal. He was a Visiting Professor and Research Fellow at Georgetown University, Johns Hopkins University, Guido Carli Free University of International Studies, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Harvard University and Middlebury Institute for International Studies in Monterey. He is a member of the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy and a member of the Working Group on the Future of Russian-American Relations.
Tags: Foreign Policy Risks, United States, Middle East, CIS, Global Trends, International Security, Forecasting
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Moscow, Russia
Dmitry Plotnikov
Managing Director
Leading expert in strategy development, M&A and new markets entry of Russian and international companies in various industries.
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Dmitry Plotnikov
Managing Director
Location: Moscow, Russia
Competence: Strategy, Transformation, Digital
Field of expertise: Decision-making advisory to government authorities of Russian Federation, Russian and international companies in various industries from CIS, USA, Europe and Asia regarding strategy, operational and digital transformations, M&A deals, new market entry and growth drivers identification.
Work experience: More than 20 years of professional experience in leading international corporations, including McKinsey & Company, Accenture, Eurasia Group, Fujifilm Holdings. Managing Partner at Moscow Consulting Group. MBA from Hult International Business School (USA).
Tags: Global trends, innovations, strategic planning, forecasting, industrial development
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Moscow, Russia
Andrey Baykov
Managing Partner
Leading expert in the integration processes in the world politics. He specializes in international relations within the European Union and East Asia.
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Andrey Baykov
Managing Partner
Location: Moscow, Russia
Competence: European Union, East Asia
Field of expertise: Andrey is an expert in the integration processes in the world politics. He specializes in international relations within the European Union and East Asia, as well as political developments in the post-Soviet space. His main publications devoted to contemporary global trends and include monographs "Comparative Integration", "Megatrends", "Contemporary International Relations".
Work experience: Andrey is a Vice-Rector for Graduate and International Programs at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations. He is also an editor-in-chief of the "International Trends" journal and a director of the Academic Educational Forum on International Relations. He is a member of the Coordination Council for Youth Affairs in Science and Education under the President of Russia, a Board Member of the Council for Professional and Higher Education of the Russian Association of Political Science, and a member of the Association for International Studies.
Tags: Integrational Trends, East Asia, CIS, European Union