Evgeny has more than 20 years’ experience in public affairs. He joined Kesarev as a partner in 2004 and holds the position of the firm’s Executive Partner. His primary responsibilities include providing senior counsel to clients across a range of industries and public policy issues in Russia and the wider region.
Evgeny also co-leads Kesarev offices in the CIS region, and is responsible for the ongoing development of Kesarev’s international network across 25 countries of the CIS area, CEE and Turkey. He has wide project experience in public affairs consulting in Russia, Ukraine and the CIS region, having advised major corporations in such sectors as technology, food/agriculture, finance, energy, mining, infrastructure, defence, FMCG, healthcare and entertainment.
Previously, Evgeny held various positions in the government and in policy advising fields, including as Senior Adviser on Political Planning for the political party Edinaya Rossiya, Special Advisor with Nasha Ukraina, and other similar roles in Russia, Ukraine and in the USA from 1999 to 2010.
Evgeny is a member of the Public Council of the Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of Russia, International Bar Association (IBA), International Compliance Association (ICA), Society of European Affairs Professionals (SEAP) and Issues Management Council. Since 2014, Best Lawyers has recommended Evgeny in the areas of Government Relations and Regulatory Practice. In 2020 Evgeny was recognized among the leading heads of communications firms by the TOP-COMM rating.