Valery Afanasyev | Edward's East Strategies


  • Specializes in regulatory changes monitoring in various sectors of the economy, political and regulatory risks analysis and assessment and other analytical work of a legal nature
  • Has experience in designing GR strategies, as well as building relationships with federal government authorities and the expert community
  • Has experience in analytical support of GR and lobbying projects in the fields of pharmaceuticals, tobacco, brewing, transport, IT, mining and metallurgy industries in the Republic of Kazakhstan and in the Russian Federation
  • Before joining the company, he worked for the federal news agency TASS and the AGT communications holding
  • Author of publications in scientific collections on political science
  • Graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University with a degree in Political Science, сompleted the advanced training “GR and Lobbying in Business and Nonprofit Sector” at MGIMO University
  • Geography of responsibility: Central Asia, Middle East and Caucasus