Sergey Ponomarev

Sergey has worked at The Fund of regional social programs “Our Future” (Moscow), as an expert and researcher, since 2014. Sergey promotes social entrepreneurship in regions of Russia and is a leading coach of an online school for social entrepreneurs.

Sergey is a candidate of political sciences, the author of 40 publications and has 13 years’ experience in academic activity.

Sergey has taken part in different social projects and trained non-profit organisations and authorities. He has also worked in the business and journalism industries and participated in elections.

The aim of Sergey’s Action Plan is to strengthen social entrepreneurship in Russia as a means of solving social problems sustainably, by adapting and incorporating UK best practice. He will do this by disseminating information, research and training on the UK experience and policy among the Russian SE sector, at regional and federal level, thereby assisting Russian social entrepreneurs to move into new, innovative areas of work, cut costs and increase social impact.