Promoting Understanding of Russia

A View of Moscow's Kremlin and Cathedral of Christ the Savior
Moscow's Borodinsky Bridge at Night
"Worker and Kolkhoz Woman" Statue, Russian Exhibition Center, Moscow
AFP #9 Fellows in the town of Gorodets near Nizhny Novgorod
AFP #9 Fellows visiting Moscow's Skolkovo School of Management
AFP #8 with President of the Czech Republic Vaclav Klaus
center left
and President of Alfa-Bank Petr Aven
center right
One of the islands of the Valaam Archipelago visited by AFP #9 Fellows
AFP #6 Fellows in Baku, Azerbaijan
AFP #9 Fellows in Sochi

Alumni Profiles

Name Group Fellowship Year Workplacement Area of Expertise
Appell, James AFP# 11 2013-2014 Dream Industries / Bookmate Digital Publishing
Arthur, Taryn AFP# 7 2009-2010 Otkritie Financial Corporation Investment Strategy
Bateson, Ian AFP# 11 2013-2014 Reuters Journalism
Battle, Hans AFP# 3 2005-2006 Solntse Mexico M&A
Bayer, Edith AFP# 6 2008-2009 Baker and McKenzie; KfW Carbon Fund Environmental Law and Public Policy
Beavin Patten, Amy AFP# 7 2009-2010 Center of Political Technologies Center for Business Ethics Public Policy
Bell, Christopher AFP# 9 2011-2012 Macquarie Renaissance Infrastructure Fund Infrastructure Finance
Bentley, Merideth AFP# 7 2009-2010 Green Cross Russia, Moscow, Russia Environmental Law
Blong, Matthew AFP# 10 2012-2013 Nalco (an Ecolab Company) Government Relations
Bogrand, Andrew AFP# 12 2014-2015 Human Rights Watch
Burns, Scott AFP# 5 2007-2008 Alfa Capital Partners Development / Finance
Burrows, Emma AFP# 12
Citron, Laura AFP# 7 2009-2010 The PBN Company Government Relations
Clark, William AFP# 3 2005-2006 Tambeineftegaz Financial modeling
Clausen, Nathan AFP# 1 2003-2004 Institute for Economic Analysis Economic Research
Conaty, Elsa AFP# 8 2010-2011 Urban Economics Institute Economic Policy
Cozart, Glyn AFP# 12 2015-2016 PBN H+K Strategies, Government Relations
Dailey, Ann AFP# 12 2014-2015 Honeywell Energy security
Davey, Seraphina AFP# 10 2012-2013 CTC Media, Inc. Business Development
de Zardain, Paul AFP# 1 2003-2004 TNK BP Policy and Energy Research
Demirjian, Karoun 2009-2010
Dovey, Kathryn AFP# 9 2011-2012 Human Rights Watch
Drotar, Jeffrey AFP# 10 2012-2013 Deutsche Bank Equity Research
Elks, Sonia AFP# 10 2012-2013 Reuters Journalist/Reporter
Fean, Dominic AFP# 10 2012-2013 Electricite de France (EDF) Strategic Communications
Fengler, Paul AFP# 5 2007-2008 Alfa Bank International economic development, start-up and project management
Fisher, Nicholas AFP# 7 2009-2010 Human Capital LTD Media Consulting
Fowler, Marcy AFP# 8 2010-2011 Carnegie Moscow Center Nuclear Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Policy
Freedman, Daniel AFP# 11 2013-2014 Deutsche Bank
Freese, Susan AFP# 5 2007-2008 Higher School of Economics; BBDO Russian Linguist
Gagas, Adam AFP# 3 2005-2006 Alfa Capital Partners Investment Advising
Gianneschi, Allison AFP# 5 2007-2008 NIKKOLO-M Business Processes Analysis
Glynn, James AFP# 11 2013-2014 Producer/Reporter - NPR Dream Industries - International Communications and Business Development Journalism/Tech
Goad, Timothy AFP# 4 2006-2007 Vostsibexportles, Irkutsk Finance and Operations
Gray, Dan AFP# 12
Grayson, Marina AFP# 6 2008-2009 UNHCR; Human Rights Watch International Relations
Grenfell, Andrew AFP# 9 2011-2012 Russian Microfinance Center; Russian Orphan Opportunity Fund Local Government
Grenfell, Penny AFP# 10 2012-2013 FAIRGirls / Russian Orphan Opportunity Fund Orphan Assistance
Hamilton, Lydia AFP# 12 2014-2015 Higher School of Economics International Higher Education
Harrington, Mary AFP# 6 2008-2009 Standard & Poor's International Relations
Hemmings, Hilary AFP# 11 2013-2014 Focus Humanitarian Assistance Migration Issues
Hendley, Michael AFP# 8 2010-2011 BOA Merrill Lynch Equity Research
Hickerson, Thomas AFP# 6 2006-2007 Microsoft Russia IT, Marketing, International Business
Hodge, Nathan AFP# 3 2005-2006 Ekspert Magazine Journalism
Horn, David AFP# 7 2009-2010 AMD Energy Policy
Howard, Colby AFP# 11 2013-2014 Center for Analysis of Strategies and Technologies
Hunter, Abigail AFP# 10 2012-2013 Boston Consulting Group Consulting
Jacobson, Leon AFP# 8 2010-2011 Akin Gump; Human Rights Watch International Law
Jarrell, Jason AFP# 4 2006-2007 TNK-BP Public Affairs
Javed, Sofia AFP# 9 2011-2012 The Associated Press Journalism
The Alfa Fellowship Program is sponsored by Alfa-Bank, and is administered in the U.S. and U.K. by Cultural Vistas and in Moscow by the Fund for International Fellowships and Cultural Dialogue.
OJSC Alfa-Bank is incorporated, focused and based in Russia, and is not affiliated with U.S.-based Alfa Insurance.