Since 2003, Ekaterina was employed at the performance improvement department of PricewaterhouseCoopers. In 2005, she was director of the auditing department for power-engineering companies at the Siberian Coal Energy Company (SUEK). In 2008, Ekaterina was Deputy Director of the Internal Audit Service of the United Metallurgical Company, where her main task was to create an internal audit function from the ground up. Ekaterina joined the Skolkovo Foundation team on 1 June 2011 almost from the very beginning of the Foundations operation. Under Ekaterinas supervision, the Foundation established a system of strategic goal-setting, prepared and approved strategy for the Foundation and the innovation center until the year 2020, prepared the government subprogramme of the Skolkovo Innovation Centre and had it approved by the Government of the Russian Federation. In February 2018, Ekaterina headed of Skolkovo Forum, whose main objectives is to organize and host events aimed at promoting technological entrepreneurship and raising awareness of the current means of governmental and non-governmental support for technology startups in the country and abroad. She has a Letter of Acknowledgment from the Government of the Russian Federation for her contribution to the development of technology business undertakings in the country.