In 2013 Ksenia Shoygu graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) under the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs with a degree in International Economic Relations. She delivers lectures for postgraduate students of MGIMO.
In 2011–2012, she completed a placement at Bank Saint Petersburg.
In 2012–2013, Ksenia worked as an assistant to the Deputy Head of Rostekhnadzor.
In 2013–2018, she worked as a Senior Analyst at the Project and Structured Finance Department of Gazprombank.
Since 2018, she has held the positions of Advisor to the President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation and Advisor to the Deputy Chairman of the Management Board at Gazprombank.
Since 2019, she has been Head of the Project Office for the development of a tourist and recreational cluster in Kronstadt.
Since 2020, Ksenia has held the position of Managing Partner of Sistema Smart Tech venture fund. In December 2020, she has become President of the Russian Triathlon Federation.
Ksenia Shoygu is a pioneer of the OCR (obstacle course race) movement in Russia. In 2013, she organized the first Russian obstacle course race – Race of Heroes. Later it transformed into the League of Heroes project. The project develops and promotes amateur and professional sports in Russia. One the most popular projects, along with the Race of Heroes, is ZaBeg.RF, the first half marathon held in towns and cities across Russia simultaneously.