Natalia Fominykh is the Program Coordinator for programs in Europe and Eurasia. Her primary duties include organizing international and domestic executive exchange visits, seminars and conferences for the US/Russian Smart Grid program, making Internet research in Russian for the RESET project and providing support to the Program Manager through English/Russian translation of and writing routine correspondence reports, etc. according with the Russian language requirement for formal documentation. Natalia is also backstopping the Black Sea Transmission System Project, AGT Power Bridge and RUM Sub-regional projects, acting as the liaison between USEA and the Russian speaking project participants and executives.
She holds a BA in ESL and an MA in Industrial/ Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management from the Moscow State University. Prior to joining USEA in August 2009, Natalia worked at the VOA Russian Service for a GoEnglish.me project, at the Washington office of the RAIC, at the Impexbank and at the Neumann International Management Consultant.