Born on May 28, 1962. In 1985 Nina Kuzmina graduated from Moscow Sate University, School of Economics. She started her career in 1989 in education. In 2000 she joined the Executive Office of Independent Trade Union Federation. In 2009 she was appointed its Chairman. In July 2014 Nina Kuzmina was appointed President of the Labor and Social Relations Academy. Ms. Kuzmina is also a Deputy Chairperson of the Federation (pro bono), and Deputy Coordinator for the Russian Trilateral Commission on Social and Labor Relations, where she represents trade unions.