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Alumni Ambassadors

HSE Alumni Association missions in various countries are headed by HSE Ambassadors. Ambassadors act as curators, and are the main driving force behind local alumni associations.

The Ambassador’s mission is:

  • To actively promote the development of business contacts and friendly links between graduates of various years who live in other countries; to support loyalty among graduates;
  • To organize informal alumni meetings, such as picnics, business breakfasts, visits of University professors, deans, HSE Alumni Centre staff etc.;
  • To provide help in organizing business events, such as conferences and roundtable discussions;
  • To provide help and support in employment for young graduates in order to make best use for the knowledge and experience received at HSE; to promote their professional and social adaptation; to support business relations between graduates; to promote their professional and personal growth;
  • To actively participate and effectively coordinate fund-raising activities for further development of the University and HSE Alumni Association projects;
  • To maintain close communication with the University; to provide up-to-date information on graduates who achieved professional success and on changes in the mission’s location; to promote experience exchange, to provide consultations related to organizing Association missions in other countries and cities.

What to start with

If you wish to become an HSE Alumni Ambassador, you need to:

  • Write a letter describing why you would like to be HSE Ambassador
  • Make sure there is no Ambassador in your country (city) yet
  • Request the statistics concerning the number of alumni in your country (city) from HSE Alumni Centre
  • Recruit the working group and determine your goals and objectives


Ambassadors in various countries



USA (Washington)Dmitry Sivaev
USA (LA)Artem Stafeev
USA (Chicago)Leonid Mindyuk
LondonDiana Trantinана
United Arab EmiratesEkaterina Igorevna Plastinina 
KazakhstanRuslan Aubakirov
AustriaEkaterina Ivanova
CanadaIdalia Grigorieva
PortugalPavel Solomin 
France (Paris)Demchuk Daria,
Elena Yukhanova
New ZealandValery Kuznetsova
Armenia АрменияHayk Vardanyan Daveyan
SwitzerlandPaulina Tonkikh
GreeceMikhail Sosnin
Republic of KyrgyzstanOleg Levonyuk
Poland (Krakov)Elena Mitryukova


Facebook groups for HSE alumni living in the USA and Europe.



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