State Counselor of the Russian Federation; Ph.D. in Biology and Medicine; Founder and director of the non-profit organization LIFE Foundation for the Promotion of Sustainable Development of Territories and Water Areas; assistant deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation; Deputy Chair of the Committee for natural resources and ecology of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation; Chair of the Committee for supporting entrepreneurship in the field of new quality of life and sustainable development of the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry. From 1977 to 1992, Olga Shtemberg conducted research as part of the fundamental and applied research programmes in the Arctic at the Murmansk Marine Biological Institute, USSR Academy of Sciences, starting as intern researcher and advancing to senior researcher. From 1992 to 2005, she held various government positions at the central office of the Government of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Natural Resources of the Russian Federation: from leading specialist to Head of the Department for Planning and Coordinating Environmental Activities, to Deputy Director of the Department of Science and Innovations of the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources.
Olga Shtemberg authored more than 200 works in science and popular science, including four monographs and collections of works in the following areas: sustainable development, quality of life, development of marine natural resources, mechanisms of intoxication and detoxification, marine biological technologies and healing products of marine origin, government administration of sustainable environmental management, technical regulation (certification, environmental management and environmental auditing, assessment and confirmation of compliance).
Head of the Federal Medical and Biological Agency