One of AdIndex's "20 Most Powerful Women in Russian Advertising”, Olga Tsoukanova has been a leader in creating advertising, activations and socially responsible initiatives, driven by her own personal motto: "It's fun to do the impossible."
Olga graduated with honors from Mathematical department of Moscow State University that is why she has outstanding strategic expertise using cross category experience gained building brands for blue chip clients including P&G, General Motors, GSK, Volvo, Cadillac, MasterCard, Nestle, Unilever and InBev.
Olgas superpower is in assembly highly professional teams capable of resolving complex tasks.
Luiz Risi is a Creative Director, Multidisciplinary Designer, Illustrator and filmmaker. Born in Rio de Janeiro, moved to Sao Paulo where he studied Graphic Design & Visual Communication and subsequently started his advertising career there. Luiz moved to Finland in 2007, Amsterdam in 2008, Paris in 2014, Milano in 2018 and Moscow in 2019. He has worked on innumerous Digital, ATL and integrated campaigns for various international brands and won his fare share of international awards. In his spare time Luiz is an artist whose work has been exhibited and published in several countries around the globe.
Shilpa Sinha is a Global Marketing Professional & Brand Strategist. She has rich brand building experiences in growth & recessionary climates in major geographic hotbeds across the world- India, China, UK, Russia among others. Experienced in leading global & local brands.
Shilpa led the extension of an iconic beauty brand at the start of her marketing career, repositioned a leading global haircare brand, launched a late-entrant brand in the world's most competitive market. Embraced challenges of diverse product/service categories ranging from luxury cars, colour cosmetics, cookies, alcoholic beverages, beauty salons, skincare, entertainment to name a few. Uniquely advantaged branding specialist with sound client leadership and agency partnership experiences.
Olga Kombalova is highly qualified professional with more than 20 years’ experience in finance, commercial negotiations and marketing.
Olga graduated from Russian Financial and Economic University (degree in Finance and Audit), and then got MBA degree at the University of Leicester, UK.
As CFO at Grey, Olga is responsible for budgeting, reporting, financial control, audit, risk management and commercial negotiations. She holds and develops relationships with affiliates regional offices in Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Belarus and interacted with global and regional EMEA management.
Olga is unbeatable negotiator capable of running complicated commercial negotiations.
Before Grey, Olga worked at Morgan Stanley in London as Financial controller, responsible for emerging markets.
During her career Olga developed efficient management information systems.
Olga started her career in advertising in 2008 and worked in largest international advertising agencies as McCann Erickson,
FCB Moscow, TBWA, Lowe. At the begging of her carrier Olga gained amazing experience in beauty category leading L’Oreal and Beiersdorf. Than she become true automotive guru as she leaded BMW and Nissan accounts covering their advertising, retail, social communication.
Olga is a very passionate business partner for agency clients thoroughly working on building effective relationship. She believes that a deep understanding of the client’s needs and can-do attitude are essential for successful agency performance.
Andrey is working in design and advertising since 2000. He has wide experiences in key modern spheres of visual communications – from print design to web design, including visual identity and brand presence in digital world.
Technical physics education in Novosibirsk technical state university helped Andrey to develop solid systematic and structural approach to creative, design and visual arts. Andrey strongly believe that visual language has job to do never aiming just to be ‘nice and beautiful’.
Andrey gained trusted experience working with the most rapidly changing categories as finance, telco and retail.