Yury Shikhov

Responsibilities in Kesarev

– stakeholder mapping, analysis and engagement services for leading international and Russian companies

– regulatory and political risks assessment for Russia and post-Soviet countries with the focus on South Caucasus

– economy sectors of expertise: IT, transportation, financial services etc.

Professional Experience

Before joining Kesarev Consulting, Yury worked as an attaché of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, specializing on the CIS countries (South Caucasus region).

He was also stationed at the Embassy of Russia in the Republic of South Africa.

As a Ministry employee, he participated in OSCE Election Observation Missions in Armenia and Azerbaijan.


Yury graduated from the Faculty of History of Lomonosov Moscow State University, specializing in International Relations.

Languages: Yury is fluent in Russian, English and French.