Svetlana Chupsheva, the director of the Social Projects direction of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives, graduated from Samara State Academy of Economics, the Department of Economics, majoring in Finance and Credit in 2001.
In 20012011, Svetlana occupied a number of positions in the financial sector. She started as a leading specialist at the Samara Regional Division of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation to make it up to the position of the general director at the Agency for Economic Development of Samara region in charge of promoting investment in regional economy.
In 2011, Svetlana was among the initiators of the business concept of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives and became corporate director at the Agency. In her position as corporate director Svetlana monitored cooperation with government authorities, business development projects, preparations for the sittings of the Agencys supervisory and expert boards. The Agencys regional network was established from scratch and the National Rating of Investment Climate in the Constituent Entities of the Russian Federation was launched and is successfully implemented under her supervision.
In 2015, Svetlana was appointed director of the Social Projects direction where she took the implementation of the New Model of Additional Education System for Children strategic initiative to a new level. She supervised the foundation of the first three Quantorium childrens high-tech parks and the establishment of the federal operator of childrens technology parks.
Svetlana is also involved in activities aimed at improving the quality of life for people with disabilities and in socially responsible business development in our country, coordinates the operations of two workgroups of BRICS Business Council, and supervises the National Rating project office.
Among other things, she is an independent director at governing bodies of companies with government share and member of the workgroup for monotowns upgrade under the Government Commission for Economic Development and Integration.