Development Department


Head of the Department:
Elena Belova
Phone: (812) 316-60-86, 
        Employees of the department:
  • Ananjeva Julia
  • Belova Mariia
  • Iakimenko Olga
  • Kovaleva Marina


The Development Department was established in 1997 based on the Department of International Relations and Secretary General Department.
Main activities of the Department are:
  • Coordination and organizational support of the programs for international technical assistance on the problems of small business 
  • Assistance to external organizations on collaboration with funds on commercial basis
  • Making of promotional materials about the projects and activities of the Leontief Centre, online info publication on the web server of of the Leontief Centre
  • Organization of conferences, seminars, presentations and educational/business study visits
  • International networking assistance
  • Internships and training management
Since 2001, Department has been actively involved in the preparation and conduct of the major annual academic and research activities of the Leontief Centre:

Development and support of the following websites:


Main projects




Association of Russian Economic Think-Tanks(ARETT)


XX Annual Strategic Planning Leaders Forum of the Regions and Cities of Russia


Interdisciplinary Seminar «Economy and Society»


Form of seminar suggests key speech one or two presenters among leading Russians or foreign scientist, politicians, experts on topical issues theory and practice world economic and social develop, including Russia and Post-soviet countries, followed by discussion this problematic with audience 

Analytical Review «The Socio-Economic Situation in St. Petersburg»

This analytical overview is a bi-monthly edition brought to you by the Leontief Centre in Russian and in English since 1992.