Anastasia is the Project Support Officer for the Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity programme. She provides administrative support to various project initiatives at AFSEE, including the Academic-Practitioner Collaborations (AcPrac) and the Atlantic Equity Challenge (AEQ). Anastasia is responsible for managing the key stages of project cycles from setup through to the completion and closure of the projects.
Anastasia has more than 10 years of professional experience of project administration in public sector. She worked as a programme and project officer for the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office in the British Embassy in Moscow. Anastasia worked on a number of UK-funded programmes – International Programme, CSSF (Conflict, Stability and Security Fund), Conflict Prevention Pool, Global Britain Fund, and Global Opportunities Fund.
During those years she worked on projects in different areas - women empowerment, preventing violent extremism, defending human rights, education and cultural exchanges and tackling climate change. Anastasia has a master degree in Sociology and Social Psychology, which she obtained from Ulyanovsk State University in Russia. After graduation she spent some time in Germany studying German.