Eduard Voytenko | Edward's East Strategies


Managing Partner, Director
  • Owner of the consulting firm Baikal Communications Group (headquarter – Moscow)
  • Head of the Board of trustees of the Lake Baikal Foundation for Environmental Applications and Research
  • Founder of the Research Centre for Legal Expertise
  • PhD Candidate in Political Science, academic director of the advanced training program at the MGIMO School of Business and International Proficiency “GR and Lobbying in Business and Non-Profit Sector”
  • Has over 15 years of professional analytical, law-making and lobbying experience in the IT, pharmaceutical, agricultural, tobacco, alcohol, fuel and energy industries as a hired expert in terms of promoting the business interests within the system of public authorities
  • Member of the sectorial cross-border lobbying association – the Society of European Affairs Professionals
  • Graduated from the Cherepovets Military Engineering Institute of Radio and Electronics as “Electronic Maintenance Engineer, translator of the Chinese language”; holds a degree in Media Management from the HSE University; defended the PhD thesis on the topic “Impact of the Media on the Social and Political Modernization Processes in Taiwan” in St. Petersburg State University; graduated from the Institute of Legislation and Comparative Law under the Government of the Russian Federation with a master’s degree in Jurisprudence (“Legal Service in public authorities”)
  • Geography of responsibility: Central Asia, China and Mongolia