Elena Fadeeva is one of most reknowned communications leaders in the region. She founded Vanguard PR in 1993 and now leads FleishmanHillard Vanguard in Russia and CIS today. She is president of Orta Communications Group, which unites agencies across sectors and areas of expertise from strategic consulting to special events.
Elena advises clients on matters of reputation management, public and strategic communications and integrations, international communications. She leads multi-discipline and global solutions, including multi-agency models.
She is honorary chairwoman of the Russian Association of Communications Consultancies (ICCO country member), head of Communications Group of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs and head of Professional Services Industrial Committee, Association of Managers of Russia. In her role as vice-president of the Russian PR Association, Elena is the author of the United Code of Ethics in Communications in Russia and has recently co-authored National Text Book on PR.
Elena is a co-founder of Leadership Dialog Forum and Eventiada Awards, the largest national leadership and communications platform in the region.
Elena Fadeeva is a recipient of numerous prizes and awards, including the Media Manager of Russia Award for Contribution to the Industry, and was featured in the Top 1000 Russian Managers rankings for four straight years in the CEO category.
She has background in law and international business management and has been an associate professor at the National Research Institute – Higher School of Economics. Today Elena is on the board of Russian Social University and program advisor at the Moscow State University.