Analytical Center FORUM
Executive Director, FORUM Analytical Center foundation
MBA Diploma, Kellogg School of Management
Diploma with honors in International Journalism, People’s Friendship University of Russia
PhD in Philosophy
MIT Certificate, Big Data Analytics
In 2010, Ekaterina won the first place in the Best Marketing Directors rating in the professional services sector by the Russian Managers Association.
Ekaterina Shapochka has been cooperating with the Open Government since 2012; until 2018 she was a member of the Government Committee for Coordinating the Activities of the Open Government. She established and coordinates the directions in the development of innovations, open data, oversees expert work on the Internet and technology development and social sector. She supervised preparation of the “Innovations 2.0” report presented to the head of the Russian government in 2014, which contains proposals on reforming the innovations management system in the Russian Federation. She was also in charge of developing the Open Data Action Plan for the federal authorities, conducting the National Open Data Applications Competition, initiating a series of regulatory documents and methodological recommendations, including, in particular, the interaction between the government and reference groups.
In 2011, Ekaterina became a Director and later a Partner in the Consultancy Services Department for Strategy and Operational Efficiency. Ekaterina came to PwC in 2003 as the Director of Marketing and Business Development Department. She initiated the establishment of PwC Center for Technology and Innovation in Russia. In consultancy, Ekaterina developed the practice for providing services to government and public organizations. Among her customers are the Government of Moscow, Ministry of Education and Science, Ministry of Industry, innovative development institutions, Pension Fund of Russia, Skolkovo Innovation Center, UNICEF, and others.
Ekaterina has more than 15 years of professional experience in management, marketing and communication, and 7 years of consultancy practice background.
She is a member of the Expert Council under the Government of the Russian Federation. Received government award – medal “For Labor Valor”, and a commendation by the President of the Russian Federation.