Elena Mashkova has been managing partner of the “Smithbridge” group of companies since 1994. The company has offices in Moscow and St. Petersburg. In 2004, offices were opened in Ukraine and Kazakhstan. In addition, Elena is director of Leorius Associates Ltd. in Malta. Since 1998, Elena has cooperated with “Awara Group”, and since November 2010 has been a Partner of “Awara Group” in Ukraine.
In 1992, Elena graduated from the Faculty of Physics, Lomonosov Moscow State University, and received a diploma from the Business Department of the Plekhanov Moscow Institute of National Economy. She was one of the organizers of Small Business Week in Moscow in 2000 and 2001. Elena is fluent in English. She is fond of trekking, natural bird photography, and is involved in charities. Elena is studying art history and painting. She is interested in history, and has a specialized library of about 5000 volumes of books on the subject. She has abundant international contacts, deep and diverse knowledge and experience, both in the areas of her clients’ activities and in general cultural issues. Her understanding of the goals that are set in business helps Elena offer her customers high-quality services in the field of legal and financial consulting, and in other interesting projects.