Speakers Green Talks 2021

Alexey Kokorin

Climatologist, WWF program director: Climate and Energy, Nobel peace prize

Angelina Davydova

Environmental journalist, permanent observer at the UN climate talks

Arshak Makichan

Climate Activist

Vladimir Slivyak

co-chairman of the Russian environmental group Ecodefence!, laureate of The Right Livelihood Award 2021

Alexander Chernokulsky

Climatologist, Senior Researcher, Institute of Atmosphere physics, RAS

Olga Solomina

Paleoclimatologist, Director of Institute of geography RAS, Academic Supervisor of the Faculty of Geography and Geoinformation Technologies, HSE

Michel Legrand

Glaciologist, senior researcher at Institut des Géosciences de l’Environnement, Grenoble University, France and Leader of International laboratory of climate change, Russia

Raisa Gracheva

Ecologist, senior researcher, Institute of geography RAS

Nikolay Kurichev

Dean, Associate Professor:Faculty of Geography and Geoinformation Technology, HSE

Georgy Safonov

Associate Professor: Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs / School of World Economy. Director: Centre for Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

Michail Yulkin

Founder and director of Carbon Lab company

Sergei Skokov

Senior expert in Environment, Climate and Energy Efficiency. EU Project: EU Policy and Outreach Partnerships / Public Diplomacy in Russia

Stanislav Kutuzov

Head of the Department of Glaciology at Institute of Geography RAS, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Geography and Geoinformation Technologies HSE, IPCC expert

Evgeny Shvarts

Head of the Center for Responsible Nature Management, member of the Board of Directors of RUSALl and Norilsk Nickel

Irina Gaida

Executive director, Skolkovo Energy Center

Mikhail Babenko

Scientific Director of the ESG Study Program at the New League of Universities, Researcher at the European University at St. Petersburg

Pavel Konstantinov

Meteorologist, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Geography, Lomonosov Moscow State University

Stevan Savić

Head of Novi Sad urban climate research group, Full Professor at Faculty of Sciences, University of Novi Sad

Alexey Alexeenko

Senior lecturer, Department of Geoecology, Saint Petersburg Mining University

Ekaterina Egorova

Moscow Circular project founder

Jordan Nadian

Customer success manager at Winnow, Food waste watcher project at IKEA

Elena Shashlova

Head of Food Department, IKEA Russia

Nikita Litvinov

Co-founder, director at LLC Prostoe Delo

Tatiana Lanshina

Senior researcher at RANEPA, director at Goal Number Seven Association

Philipp Godron

Programme Lead International at Agora Energiewende

Tatiana Pavlova

Clinical psychologist, author of the «Post_Alarm» telegram channel 

Nina Ilina

Specialist of ecological projects at “EcoTechnology”, an expert at Yandex.Q, a psychologist by training, gives lectures on ecological anxiety

Varvara Mironova

Medical geographer, senior researcher at the Faculty of Geography, Lomonosov Moscow State University

Olga Stefanova

Member of the Union of Cinematographers of the Russian Federation. Participant of seven expeditions to Antarctica, spent the winter (2009 – 2010) at the Bellingshausen polar station as part of the 54th Russian Antarctic Expedition. Author and project manager for the restoration of the cemetery of polar explorers in Antarctica in 2017

Paolo Sodi

Director, leading documentary filmmaker and a Sony Europe ambassador to the company’s CineAlta brand for cutting-edge technologies

Alessio Bariviera

Producer, a Fellow of The Explorers Club and The Royal Geographical Society, produces conservation documentary films and campaigns in challenging environments

Irina Shaepman (Zhuravleva)

The head of the art project «LES», the studio of the nature documentary LESFILM, curator of exhibition projects about the forest, and director of the media project «Forest Stories» and the documentary «Bears of Kamchatka. The beginning of life»

Elizabeth Supeno

Senior EU Expert in Environmental Management and Climate Change, DRR and DRM, Member of The Board of Climate Institute

Pernille Rose Grønkjær

Film Director, Acclaimed and award-winning director. A member of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences – The Oscar Academy.

Per Sandholt

Film writer/editor
An award winning danish film editor. Selected films are Land of Mine, Borg, Nymphomaniac, Solutions.

Anastasia Laukkanen

Ecocup festival co-founder, Co-author of the course «Systems Thinking for Sustainable Development» at the Moscow Higher School of Social and Economic Sciences


Dmitry Zamolodchikov

Professor, Faculty of Geography and Geoinformation Technology, HSE

Liudmila Alyabieva

Academic Director:Doctoral School of Arts and Design, Associate Professor: Faculty of Communications, Media, and Design / HSE Art and Design School, editor-in-chief of «Theory of Fashion» journal

Alexandra Lavrenko

Head of Experience Sharing Programs at Vtoroe Dyhanie Foundation

Anastasia Prikazchikova

Journalist and ecobloger @imorganicblog

Natalia Paramonova

Environmental journalist, observer at the UN climate talks, Ecocup festival director

Yulia Kuznetsova

Associate Professor, Faculty of Geography and Geoinformation Technology, HSE

Vasily Yablokov

Head of Climate and Energy sector, Russian Greenpeace, co-author of the Green Course of Russia program

Natalia Zaytseva

Director, ESG Directorate, Sberbank

Elena Shashlova

Head of Food Department, IKEA Russia

Anastasia Pyari

Journalist, media manager in the Activatika project dedicated to civic activism, taphophile owner of the «cemetery strawberry»‎ Telegram channel about cemeteries and funeral culture.

Lisa Tostado

Head of Programme – International Climate, Trade and Agricultural Policy, Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung European Union

GUESTS, 2020

Lili Fuhr  

Lili Fuhr leads the International Environmental Policy Division of the Heinrich Böll Foundation’s head office in Berlin. More


Craig Shaw

Craig Shaw is the investigations editor of, an in-depth, investigative news site covering eastern Europe and beyond. More

Ilya Gomyranov

Professional zoologist, wildlife photographer, and press secretary of the Zoological Museum of Moscow State University. More


Boris Revich

Russian scientist, expert in environmental epidemiology and environmental hygiene.More


Grigory Kuksin

Head of the fire department of Greenpeace Russia. More


Mariel Villela

Director of Global Strategy. More


Katherine Bruce 

Katherine is Executive Director at the Planet in Focus International Environmental Film Festival, Canada’s largest environmental media arts organization that promotes film as both an art form and a meaningful tool for social change. More


Lena Kolbe 

Lena Kolbe is a production manager and executive assistant to Denis Delestrac at Intrepido Films in Barcelona. More

Enrico Parenti

Enrico Parenti is an Italian-American documentary director and producer, who has lived in the UK, Brazil, USA, and studied filmmaking in Spain. More

Srapyan Elena

Producer of documentary projects. More

Peter O’Brien

Peter O’Brien is an environmental media consultant, working with filmmakers and festival organizers to strengthen the impact of films about the environment. More

Eleonore Isunza

Co-founder and Director of the Cinema Planeta, International Environmental Film Festival of Mexico. Film director, producer. More

Konstantin Fomin

Media coordinator of the Russian branch of Greenpeace. He participated in the in the Greenpeace expedition to Taimyr, took samples from the radioactive Techa river and was one of the first who brought the book “This is not a drill” from movement Extinction Rebellion to Russia.

Simon Holmström

Member of the Åland Parliament for the party Sustainable Initiative (Aland Islands, Finland). More

Alexandra Davidsson

Secretary General at Medveten Konsumtion (Sweden)

Alexander Chernokulsky

Meteorologist, PhD, senior researcher at Obukhov Institute of Atmosphere Physics, RAS

Stanislav Kutuzov

Glaciologist, PhD, IPCC expert, кандидат наук, head of Laboratory of Glaciology, Institute of Geography, RAS

Maria Sidorova

Hydrologist, PhD, researcher at Institute of Geography, RAS

Alisa Nikulina

Coordinator of Ecological program, Heinrich Böll Stiftung, Moscow

Yulia Kuznetsova

PhD, researcher at Faculty of Geography, Moscow State University, science journalist

Nils Bartsch

Coal and Divestment Campaigns at Urgewald (Germany)

Vladimir Slivyak

Co-Chairman at EcoDefense

Igor Makarov

PhD in Economics, Associate Professor of the World Economy Department, Academic Head of the World Economy Undergraduate Program at HSE

Tatiana Lanshina

PhD, CEO at GNS, Senior Research Associate at RANEPA

Oksana Erina

Hydroecologyst, PhD, researcher at Faculty of Geography, Moscow State University and Russian Research Institute of fisheries and oceanography

Pavel Konstantinov

Meteorologyst, PhD, senior lecturer at Faculty of Geography, Moscow State University, executive secretary at PEEX climatic programme

Ilia Serezhkin

Microbiologist, researcher at Faculty of Biology, Moscow State University

Ksenia Mayorova

Research fellow at UME LAB, Vysokovsky Graduate School of Urbanism, HSE

Natalia Koldobskaya

PhD, researcher at the Faculty of Geography, Moscow State University

Elena Vishnyakova

Deputy CEO “Ecoline”, regional operator

Artem Sedov

CEO «Bolshaya Troika», developer of hard- and software «Waste managing»

Nina Ilina

Ecoactivist, lecturer, “EcoTechnologies”, TEDxSR

Michail Yulkin

CEO at the Environmental Investment Center, Founder and CEO at CarbonLab LLC

Dima Zitzer

The founder of Institute of non-formal education “Orange”, teacher, writer, blogger, author of programmes and radiohost at radio “Mayak”. Recently, Dima has published his book “How meaningless to parent teenegers” at the publishing house “Peter”.

Kate Khorohanskay

Pupil FFF

I stusy at 205 gymnasium at 11th grade  and at Eco-biology Centre. I try to spread the ideas of environmental friendliness among my surroundings, attend rallies Fridays for future and go to single pickets, занимаюсь раздельным сбором. Moreover, I am engaged in separate garbage collection and I try to develop a project of installing  a container for plastic bottles near the school. I consider that awareness is the main component of ecological lifestyle!

Masha Tinika

The founder of the project “Trees of St. Petersburg” “A tree as a public space or why do we need a tree map”

Alexandra Kapustina

Psychologist and coach. She works with such environmental projects of St. Petersburg, as “Separate collection, charity shops” Thank you!”, “Environmental union.”

Natalya Lukovnikova

The head of the forecasting centre ITMO and the head of the research-educational project “Sociosoft”. Work in forecasting sphere more than 10 years.

Maria Monakhova

Biologist, Biological Faculty of Moscow State University, studies the birds songs sintaksis

Tatiana Puzanova

Senior researcher, Faculty of Geography, Moscow State University Scientific secretary of Moscow city department of Russian Geographic Society. Author of textbooks and non-fiction books on ecology, PhD

Elena Belkova

Psycologyst, psycoanalist with many years of clinical experience Author and presenter of group programmes and seminars for children Moscow State University

Andrey Palamarchuk

Nat Geo chief editor

Olga Andreeva

PhD, senior researcher at Laboratory on environmental paleoarchives, Institute of Geography, RAS. Specialist on desertification and land degradation.

Cristina Tugova

Forest ambassador, coordinator of communicational projects at Forest Programme, WWF Russia

Vladimir Zakharov

senior forester at the Orekhovo-Zuevsky branch of the State Institution of Civil Defense of Moscow Region Forests, chief editor at

Alexander Agafonov

Senior researcher at Laboratory of Marine Mammals, Institute of Oceanography, RAS. Specialist on marine mammals behaviour and acoustic signaling 

Lidiya Belyaeva

Ecologist, “Plan the forest” project curator

Anastasia Sergeeva

Bushe Environment Project Coordinator

Rudolf Ahn

Founder of Eatme