A socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of international conventions, congress, exhibitions, business, social and sporting, public, and cultural events.

The Roscongress Foundation is a socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of international conventions; exhibitions; and business, public, sporting, and cultural events. It was established in pursuance of a decision by the President of the Russian Federation.

The Foundation was established in 2007 with the aim of facilitating the development of Russia’s economic potential, promoting its national interests, and strengthening the country’s image. One of the roles of the Foundation is to comprehensively evaluate, analyse, and cover issues on the Russian and global economic agendas. It also offers administrative services, provides promotional support for business projects and attracting investment, and helps foster social entrepreneurship and charitable initiatives.

Each year, the Foundation’s events draw participants from 208 countries and territories, with more than 15,000 media representatives working on-site at Roscongress’ various venues. The Foundation benefits from analytical and professional expertise provided by 5000 people working in Russia and abroad. In addition, it works in close cooperation with 162 economic partners; industrialists’ and entrepreneurs’ unions; and financial, trade, and business associations from 75 countries worldwide.

The Roscongress Foundation has Telegram channels in Russian (t.me/Roscongress), English (t.me/RoscongressDirect), and Spanish (t.me/RoscongressEsp). Official website and Information and Analytical System of the Roscongress Foundation: roscongress.org.

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Tatyana Zharkova

Tatyana Zharkova

Managing Director, FinTech Association; Chair, Expert Council of Financial Market Participants on Evaluating Innovative Financial Services and Technologies (formed at the initiative of the Bank of Russia)
Develops the key areas of the FinTech Association and is in charge of the company?s operational management.

Professional Experience

Started career in 1994 at Stolichny Joint Stock Commercial Bank.

Fr om 2001 to 2011, Ms. Zharkova took management positions in such banks as Menatep St. Petersburg, Russian Standard and Stolichny. Took part in the creation of Rusfinance Bank. As the Head of the Retail Business Department at KMB-Bank, Ms. Zharkova was in charge of the business model transformation (fr om January 2010 ? Inteza Bank).

In 2011, Ms. Zharkova became the Chairwoman of the Executive Board at Volkswagen Bank RUS Ltd., where she adapted the global strategy of the Volkswagen Financial Services AG international group for the Russian market.

From 2014 to 2016,served as Senior Vice President at Globex commercial bank, wh ere she was in charge of the transformation projects on business development (systems of remote banking services and mortgage, credit container creation, regional network reorganization).

In spring 2016, became Deputy CEO at AK BARS bank, wh ere she was in charge of retail business development, headed the committee on retail products development, was a member of the committee on managing credit and debit and Advisor for strategic development.

In October 2017, Ms. Zharkova was appointed as Managing Director of the FinTech Association created with the participation of the Bank of Russia. She is in charge of the developing and implementing new financial and banking instruments as well as coordination of the Association members? activity.

Since May 2018, she has been approved as Chairwoman of the Expert Council of the financial market participants on evaluating innovative services and technologies formed under the initiative of the Bank of Russia.


In 1995, graduated from the Plekhanov Russian Academy of Economics with honours majoring in Finances and Credit.

In 2015, graduated from the ?Independent Director? program at the Lomonosov Moscow State University, Higher School of State Management.

Holds a PhD in Economics.