Founder and Director
Svetlana Tolmacheva has over 20 years experience in HR field. Initially her background has been in academic studies with Moscow state University, where she got her PhD in 1990. In the course of 1991-1995 Svetlana worked as a Director for the United Nations Training Centre in Moscow and successfully organized over 50 training programs for Russian top executives in Europe, USA and Japan. In 1996 Svetlana was assigned for the Director role with an Executive Search firm (IMSA Russia), responsible for it' s total performance. In 1998 Svetlana has completed British Council Program (JICAP) learning best practices from the British HR consulting companies. Later Svetlana has pioneered career management services to the Russian market by establishing in 1999 the first Russian career management company (STMC).
Svetlana is HR professional specialized in Career Management and Executive Coaching. Her background includes the whole cycle of HR activities starting from executive training, search and selection, assessment, career consulting and business coaching. Svetlana presented on the subject at HR meetings and conferences in Russia and abroad, published on it in a number of reputable Russian newspapers and magazines.
Organizations directly worked with in the past five years include : Allied Domeq, Altadis, Amcor, Bayer HC, Bayer AG, BHPB, Bloomberg, Bobst, Boston Consulting Group, Campbell, EBRD, Ernst & Young, Robert Bosch, , ConocoPhilips, ConAgro, Daikin, Gillette, Golden Telecom, IBM, Intel, IHS International, Logitech, Monsanto, Nike, Nokia, Nortel, Occidental, Orange, Pharmanet, Philips, Philip Morris, Procter & Gamble, Rockwool, Sara Lee, Schering Plough, Siemens, Sun Microsystems, Tetra Pak, Thomson, etc.
Svetlana is certified by International Coaching Federation (ICF), Management Research Group (MRG) and Hogan Assessments Group (Hogan).
Svetlana is a member of International Coaching Federation (ICF), Moscow International Rotary Club (RCMI), Association of European Businesses in Russia (AEB).