Born on November 25, 1975 in Chelyabinsk. Education: graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University, faculty of “Foreign Literature”, PHD degree in International Philology. Nataliya speaks fluent English. Russian and German are mother tongues.
Since 2010 Nataliya Zaiser has been taking an active part in developing relationships and establishing business communication with African countries. In 2011 she was the editor-in-chief of “The World of Africa” magazine. Since March 2016 Nataliya has been the Head of Africa Business Initiative, created with the support of the business as a platform for the humanitarian, economic and legal expertise, aimed at the reconstruction and strengthening of relations between Russia and Africa. The main goal of this organization - to unite the efforts in promoting and supporting the interests of Russian business in the framework of broader international cooperation on the territory of the African continent.
Nataliya Zaiser is also a Public Policy Advisor at Squire Patton Boggs Moscow office covering Russia, the Eurasian Union and Africa. She is a member of the firm’s Africa business group.
Over the last few years, Nataliya has been focusing on building new cross border opportunities across the firm, including a sensitive area of advising clients on sanctions applied by the US and Eurasian Union.
Acting Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation and Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District