Anna’s involvement in the industry has spanned over 20 years. Her key competence lays in the marina design and construction segment as well as marketing and sales of marine products.
Since 2002 she has been involved in the promotion and development of the Russian branch of Marinetek, completing over 70 projects across the Russian Federation including key marinas and boat harbours in Moscow, Sochi and St Petersburg. She has been with Marinetek throughout their international expansion process, from the sales level all the way up to Russian joint ventures with a local production component.
In 2008-2011 she received extended operational experience in marina management with a newly built marina based in St. Petersburg, the Yacht club Terijoki.
She was head of the North -West branch of Burvestnik Group from 2015-2017 promoting Ferretti Yachts, Chris-Craft and Numarine boats in Russia.
Anna has been representing International Marine Certification Institute (IMCI) in Russia for the last 5 years. Over 15 Russian pleasure boat manufacturers have completed their CE-certification with her help. She has practical experience in successfully applying for EU grants in the marine and tourism industry.
Nowadays Anna owns Yachting Lab – a business involved in the design, development and construction of marinas and tourism resorts in Russia, including business planning.
Anna completed Ph.D. research in St. Petersburg Economical University devoted to investment attraction into the marine industry in Russia. She is a keen sailor, three times participated in Tall Ships’ Races. She is a member of yachting and professional associations.
Russsia and CIS