SPEAKERS
Tatyana Gvilava (Russia)
Deputy Chairman, Director of the «Russian-Arab Business Council», President of the All-Russian Public Organization «Women in business».
Marie-Christine Oghly (France)
President of the World Organization of the Association of Women-Entrepreneurs FCEM, the largest and most important global organization, uniting successful business women from 80 countries of the world.

Elena Balashova (Russia)
Elena founded an independent law firm Balashova Legal Consultants (BLC) in 2009. The company's specialization is in Russian and foreign labor, migration and corporate law. She and her team have been supporting international corporations entering Russian market in all migration matters, corporate and contract law over 18 years.
Yuri Belonoschenko (Russia)
The Founder and strategist of «Baby Club» company, the largest franchise network in Russia, which includes a network of 240 children's development centers in 70 cities with plans to open another 250 in small cities.
Olga Bludovskaya (Russia)
President of «Subway Russia Service» Company LLC since 2016 Olga was one of the founders of the Subway Training Center in St. Petersburg, established in 2005 and becoming the first Franchising Training Center in Russia, founded by a company representing one of the largest Western brands in the franchise system.
Svetlana Vasilenko (Russia)
Head of Network Development Department: «Gemotest Lab» LLC. From 2012 to 2015 DOO SunLine, Montenegro, founder and commercial director of the company.
Patricia Garcia (Argentina)
Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of LETIS S.A.- Food and Agricultural Product Certification Body. She is currently the President of OAME (Argentine Organization of Business Women), a member of FCEM. President of several family business.
Vasil Gazizulin (Russia)
Founder and Managing Partner of the project TopFranchise.ru In 2010, one of the first in Russia began franchising expansion of the brand «Expedition» abroad.
Polina Kirova (Russia)
Director for Development of the TM «Rybset» - the federal network of fish supermarkets and the only franchisor in the Russian fish industry. Recognized expert in the fishing industry with over 8 years experience.
Agnessa Osipova (Russia)
President of the Russian Franchise Association, President of the company "BRPI" JSC. She is also a member of the Expert Council of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation. Since 2018, a member of the International Academy of Management.
Oksana Pushkina (Russia)
Special Representative of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation on female entrepreneurship at the World Bank in the framework of G-20. Deputy Chairman of the Committee of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation on Family, Women and Children.
Dmitry Sizov (Russia)
Since 2008, the CEO of SELENA (production and sale of jewelry, wholesale and retail, franchising). Higher legal education (branch of Moscow State University in Ulyanovsk), Presidential Management Training Program, Management (MIRBIS).
Viktor Bolshakov (Russia)
Founder and Managing Partner of TopFranchise.ru/TopFranchise.com projects- From 2009 to 2015, the head of the online store "Expedition".
Maria Khristolyubova (Russia)
Deputy head of the department for work with the "Center-Invest" Bank. Her activities are aimed at working with women in business as well as well as in the field of business lending.
Nataliya Zahidova (Russia)
Executive Director of the All-Russian public organization "Women of Business".
Yoko Inuzuka (Japan)
Studied English at New York University American Language Institute. June 2006 to present Founded Zipangu Asset Management KK as CEO of financial advisory service to Japanese high net worth individuals. March 2017 to May 2018 -Worked as senior consultant to Keystone Wealth Limited in Hong Kong. January 2017 -to Present Working as Estate Planning & Investment Colsultant, Founder The Brands World Company Limited Hong Kong.
Dominique Chausse (Switzerland)
Vice President and Co-Organizer of the International Forum for Women in Business in Geneva (FIFEGe / GIWEF) as a driving force for sustainable development. Specializes in managing trusted accounts, compiling financial portfolios, stocks and bonds with high yields. Responsible for managing the General Insurance Fund Fructivie, financial structuring and asset valuation. Member of the French Association of Technical Analysts. Co-founder of FEMINANCE SA Zug and FEMINANCE PARIS SAS, companies that specialize in the management of assets dedicated to women entrepreneurs.
Dr. Rana El-Akhal (Jordan)
Hon. PhD "Economics", Lead Fellow "Sustainable Development", Certified European
Quality Management Assessor (EFQM), Certified Assessor King Abdullah II Center of
Excellence – Jordan, Certified ToT Trainer-ILO, Certified EIA Assessor, CPM, IFC
Certified SMEs trainer, Arab-Euro network of economists, member of; INJAZ Board
of Trustees, Vice President JFBPW, Member of Cambridge CIC, Member EFQM.
Katerina Haring (Czech)
President of the Czech-Moravian association of entrepreneurs and female managers Ambassador of Women´s Entrepreneurship Day in Czech Republic. Founder and co-owner of Dynamic Group, spol. s r.o. Founded and built a new company with internationally based clientele, who take part in exhibitions and trade shows all around the world (Europe, Asia, North & South America, Africa) - Product and service portfolio extension for our clients - During global economic crisis – (2008 - 2014), the company experienced a steady growth by 600%. Founder International Business Club Moscow, World General Secretary Deputy of FCEM.
Maria Enrichetta Melzi Carignani (Italy)
Has led a long and intensive management activities in family companies operating in various sectors in the major areas of the Italian economy. Also, actively participated in international activities. At the moment is one of the most prominent figures of female entrepreneurship in Italy. Received recognition and was awarded the Order of the Knight of the Cross for Merit of the Italian Republic in June 2005. Earlier, in May 2001, the President of the French Republic awarded the National Order of the Legion of Honour for services rendered during the Gulf War as Honorary Consul of France in Trieste, and in July 2002 she was awarded the honour of Knight of the Order of the Golden Lion for her efforts to promote female entrepreneurship. In the 1960s, Maria Enrichetta Melzi Carignani was one of the founders of the Italian Union combating Muscular Dystrophy.
Louise Oliver (Great Britain)
Louise Oliver has worked in the financial services sector for over 30 years and is a
Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and a Chartered Wealth Manager. Throughout her
career she has been a regular financial expert for the media, including BBC breakfast TV, BBC radio 4 Moneybox and Local radio. Louise also appeared as an expert for a BBC Panorama programme. She is the President of the British Association of Women Enterpreneurs (BAWE). Louise is a Fellow of Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manifactures and Commerce.
Sofija Smitran (Croatia)
From 1991 Entrepreneur. From 2001 member of „Krug" Croatian Business Women Association
2013 President of Krug chapter Rijeka and Vice President of the National Association „Krug"
2014-2017 President of the National Association of Business women „Krug"
From 2014 Regional Commissioner Balkan States
In 2010 and 2013 was rewarded as the Women Manager of the Year.
Sonia Khandji Cachecho (Syria)
The elected President of the Business Women Committee within the DCC. The general manager of "Wella Professional" ( Procter & Gamble Syria ), Partner in MATANA Ltd. Co. (for ready mixed concrete), Partner in Khandji Trading Imp & Exp Co., Founder and partner (with three other business women) of a "Regita Co." for the production of healthy/diet food.
In 2004, Mrs. Cachecho was the first woman in Syria to be nominated as board member in the Damascus Chamber of Commerce. Her 4 years mandate has been re-conducted until December 2018.

Taeko Tada (Japan)
Representative, Peace Piece Project
In 1996, she established TSP Corporation.President, TSP Company Limited.
Selling photovoltaic power plants utilizing FIT. It is an investment of solar power utilizing renewable energy FIT which started in Japan in July 2012. You can obtain sales profit for over 20 years.
Diane Tompson (Australia)
Diane is co-owner of three companies based in Tasmania. (Powercom Consultants Pty Ltd, Novaris Pty Ltd and Powercom Systems Pty Ltd and is a founding director and co-owner of Novaris Technologies Malaysia). Diane is a past National President of Women Chiefs of Enterprises (International) Pty Ltd and a current member of its board. She has been appointed as a Commissioner for the Pacific and Asian regions for FCEM, (Les Femmes Chiefs d'Entreprise Mondial) and President Elect of TIAW, (The International Alliance for Women). In 2015, Diane was appointed to the board of IWEC (The International Women's Entrepreneurial Challenge) based in New York. Diane has been an Australian representative at the IORA WLN for the past 3 years. Diane is also currently a Tasmanian Council Member of the AICD (The Australian Institute of Company Directors). In 2005, she received the honour of being acknowledged as Tasmania's, Telstra Business Woman of the Year and in 2009, Diane became the first woman to receive the Gold Medal Award from the Australian Institute of Company Directors. In 2011, she was a recipient of an IWEC award (the International Woman Entrepreneurial Challenge Award) and in 2014, Diane received a TIAW "Woman of Difference Award". Finally, in 2015, Diane received an "Outstanding leadership Award" from the Women's Leadership Congress held in Mumbai. Diane is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Royal Society for the Arts.
Tahgrid Nafeisi (Jordan)
President of JFBPW. Also, she served as the President & C.E.O at Al- Multaqaa Brokerage & Investment Co. Also served on the board of Financial and Investment Association, and UN Women Social Advisory and Consulting Group. In 2009 she was the first woman to be elected for the board of directors of the Amman Stock Exchange. Has served also as a board member in several regional and international companies where she gained the appreciation of recognition of her society and was also nominated by the Arab Forbes magazine among the most 50 powerful Arab business women in 2006, 2007 and 2014.
Regine Sixt (Germany)
Regine Sixt has played an important part in building a global car rental organization that is unparalleled: Sixt - a company with a history of more than 100 years, which still being owner controlled. Today, Sixt has a presence in 115 countries. Regine Sixt is a founder of Chikdren's fund "Drying little tears"With more than 85 projects in more than 45 countries, children in need receive assistance and hope.

Sanem Oktar Öğüt (Turkey)
Sanem's career started in Colgate Palmolive in 1993 She established her first company Tribeca
Communications in 1997 In 1999, she founded Tribal Sales & Marketing Support Services; in 2002, founded her database marketing company, directComm. She lastly founded Limonsocial in 2011 In 2015, WPP announced that GroupM, the leading global media investment group acquired majority stake in directComm. Recently, she became partner and CEO of Wunderman İstanbul. A serial entrepreneur; she was one of the Top Ten Women Enterpreneurs of Turkey in 2010; her numerous work and projects have been awarded many times. Since May 2015 she is the President of KAGIDER; also a member of W20 Steering Committee.

Marika Abdrazakova (Russia)
Foundation for the support of young talents in the field of art by Ildar Abdrazakov
Meryem Salman (Turkey)
Associate Board Member, KAGİDER. She was founding members of Buldan City Council in 2014 and served as the President & The Head of Board 2014- 2016. In 2015 she founded Buldan Foundation, working on Women Empowerment, Youth and Elderly people, still serve as the President & the Head of Board. She became a member of KAGİDER (Women Entrepreneurs Association of Turkey) since 2016. She later became Partner and Board Member of Finance & Insurance, a leading company of Credit Risk Insurance in Turkey in 2014 and still active in this sector. Besides her business activities, she has volunteered in many Non-Profit Organizations.

Svetlana Lukash (Russia)
Deputy Head of the Expert Department of the President of the Russian Federation, Sherpa of the Russian Federation in the G20.
Maria Bondareva (Russia)
Maria is a TV presenter of the TV channel «Russia 24»
Anton Bulanov (Russia)
Leading Russian expert in the field of work with brands and marketing. Member of the Executive Committee of the Association of Directors of Communications and Corporate Media of Russia (AKMR). The best PR specialist of the year is 2018. Included in the Top 100 Russian marketing directors of the Top 1000 Russian Managers rating.
Anna Garmanova (Russia)
Anna is the Financial Director of «Detskiy mir» company.
Ernesto Gonsales (Russia)
Senior Vice President of «Rosinter Restaurants Holding» PJSC. In 2017, Ernesto received the award «The Best Franchise Top Manager» from the Russian Franchise Association.
Gulnara Khasyanova (Russia)
General Director of PJSC «Micron». Executive Director of the Union of LTE. Chairman of the Board of Directors of OJSC «SMM». From 2007 to 2011 - General Director of Sky Link. Candidate of Economic Sciences.
Kirill Ilyichev. (Russia)
Kirill is a General Director of the Moscow Export Center.
Elena Ischeeva (Russia)
A well-known TV presenter, in 2008, she decided to change her occupation and moved to work in a family internet business - to the information portal «Banki.ru». The founder of the annual ceremony- Bank of the Year.
Elena Korostyleva (Russia)
General Director of «TONUS-CLUB» in St. Petersburg. Elena takes an active part in the work of the Russian Association of Franchising and becomes a member of the directors since the foundation of the Association. She was awarded the highest award in the nomination «Business Idea».
Marina Ross (Russia)
Technological entrepreneur of MBA SKOLKOVO. Founder and CEO of the company: Nanobaryer LLC (Moscow), which consolidates the best and develops its own innovative solutions in the field of functional nanocoatings, and then commercializes the technologies obtained.
Irina Chirva (Russia)
A talented entrepreneur Irina Chirva, together with her business partner Elena Korostyleva, opened the first «TONUS CLUB» in St. Petersburg. The clients liked the innovative sports and fitness club so that in the same year the partners opened their second club.
Olga Yurkova (Russia)
Deputy Head of the PR Department of MTS for Regional Communications, including the CIS countries.
Ingrid Vanore-Speer (Switzerland)
She is a member and collaborator of various professional,cultural,economic and social organizations/associations.President and organizer of GIWEF-FIFEGe. She became the first woman director and in technical cooperation and coordination.where she introduced and developed the concept of Women in Trade,and became also the Focal Point for Rural Development,Poverty Alleviation and TCDC/ECDC until early retirement.
Economist, former director of the United Nations Senior Advisor for Gender Issues in Trade Development. Special mandates FCEM

Nataliya Kasperskaya (Russia)
President of the group of companies «Infowatch», co-founder of the company «Kaspersky Lab». Natalia Kasperskaya is a laureate of the Women in Technology contest in the Middle East in the Best Technology Business Entrepreneur nomination
Alexey Fursin (Russia)
Head of the Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovative Development of the City of Moscow. He graduated from the State University of Land Management in Moscow. He studied at the Russian Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation.
Olga Mansurova (Russia)
Author and presenter of the program "Woman ± 40. Maturity is a new start ", head of the Academy of Deep Transformational Coaching (UK) in Russia, the CIS countries, the Baltic States and Ukraine
Mikhael Fineberg (Russia)
General Director of the Academy of Franchising
Sofia Arzumanyan (Russia)
Director of the Foundation for Educational Support «NOOSFERA». Winner of the Moscow Government Prize. Author of innovative educational projects for children and youth.
Oleg Knyazev (Russia)
Deputy Chairman of the Board of JSC "MSP Bank", Candidate of Economic Sciences
Irina Eldarkhanova (Russia)
Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of «Konfael». The business, which began with the import of chocolate and eventually grew into its own production of exclusive chocolate gifts, which are even popular with the top officials of the country.
Anastasia Larionova (Russia)
Head of the Department of Investment and Industrial Policy of the city of Moscow.
Anne Navez (France)
Anne Navez has been for more than 30 years executive within the financial department of multinational companies such as LVMH, Colgate Palmolive and Baccarat Inc. In 2010, she founded VA organisation which supports all types of business entities in France and in Belgium.
Faranah GOULAMALY (French/Madagascar)
Entrepreneur and international speaker, Faranah founded "CORPORATE AND CO" Group that is in luxury handcraft production and launched the FEEL GOOD concept store, where you can find "special" bags and some ideas and tools for success. She founded the foundation Envol Madagascar in order to reduce poverty and inspire women.
Elena Moskalenko (Russia)
Deputy General Director of the Moscow Export Center (MEC).
Anna Palagina (Russia)
Rector of the International Institute of Management for Business Associations (IIMBA) of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation.
Olga Grigorieva (Russia)
Galina Pravdina (Russia)
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