Our Team

Gulnura Toralieva


Gulnura is a blogger and media activist with over 10 years’ experience in media, governance and civil society development. Gulnura was an adviser to Kyrgyz Prime Minister of Kyrgyz Republic in 2017-2018 and is a former Director of the OSCE Academy in Bishkek. She heads Bishkek School of Public Relations and is a founding partner in the prestigious Promotank Consulting Company.

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Zakhar Vinnikov


Zakhar is an award-winning camera operator and video editor comfortable with shooting both documentaries and TV dramas. He has filmed talk shows, TV news packages, special features and reportage for more than 20 years.

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Nadezhda Azhgikhina


Nadezhda’s career in journalism, lecturing, training and media consultancy spans three decades of working for Russia’s leading newspapers and magazines, teaching undergraduate and post-graduate students at Moscow State University, and a plethora of roles in international projects and initiatives.

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