Anna brings many years of professional experience as consultant, leadership advisor, corporate executive and entrepreneur. Prior to creation of APiC Consulting, Anna worked as independent consultant and coach, and had a corporate career with global financial institutions. Anna held executive positions in ABN AMRO Bank, ABN AMRO Rothschild and the Royal Bank of Scotland. As Chief Risk Officer of ABN AMRO Bank for Russia and Ukraine, Director in Investment banking at the Royal Bank of Scotland, Anna was leading different teams and business functions within the banks. Anna helped with creation of equity capital markets team and business practice of ABN AMRO Rothschild in CIS. She was leading bank’s team on several projects, delivering to the execution of international IPOs, private placements, corporate restructurings with clients from various industries working with executive teams and business owners. Anna holds BA degree in Economics and MS degree in Psychology (Psychological counselling and psychometrics) from the Moscow State University. In 2012 Anna finished her study at the Executive Masters programme in Organisational Change and Coaching at Oxford Said business school and at HEC in France. Anna obtained her coaching qualification with the International Academy of Coaching (ACTP ICF-accredited program) and completed a certification programme in coaching by Center for Creative Leadership (CCL, US). She is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF). As part of her volunteer work, Anna is passionate about coaching students on career development and works with young professionals as coach and mentor. She regularly participates in career fairs, start-ups conferences, and also lectures at Moscow State University on business development in new business cultures and on change management. With a keen interest in dance, art and yoga Anna has a holistic view on human well-being and is striving to pay attention in her work with clients and in her life to all dimensions – intellectual, emotional, spiritual and physical. Anna is fluent in Russian, English, Bulgarian, has a working knowledge of German. She currently lives in Zurich, Switzerland and works with clients across Russia and Europe.