Olga Zakharova

Deputy General Director for New Projects Promotion, Agency for Strategic Initiatives

Olga Zakharova is a Deputy General Director for New Projects Promotion at the Agency for Strategic Initiatives (ASI). She is consulting on territory development and socio-cultural programming, as well as on issues related to the economic efficiency of urban territories. In 2011-2015, she was the director of the Gorky Park. During this period, the park became the main public space in Moscow, won international awards and love of residents and foreigners. In 2013, Gorky Park entered the top 25 most visited places in the world according to Facebook, in 2014 — the top 10 most popular geotags on Instagram.