As Russia increasingly competes on a global basis for human capital, it must seek new ways to reverse the trend of a ‘brain drain’ and take measures to become a net importer of talent. The Global Education programme, developed by the government’s Strategic Initiatives Agency, is designed to attract graduates from top universities outside Russia with degrees in high-priority economic sectors, sometimes coupled with offers to have one’s education paid for. How does this programme work in practice and what additional other measures should be taken?
Dmitry Peskov , Director, Young Professionals Department, Agency for Strategic Initiatives to Promote New Projects (Agency for Strategic Initiatives)
Alexander Ivlev , Country Managing Partner for Russia, EY
Konstantin Korotov , Associate Professor with tenure, European School of Management and Technology (ESMT); Director of the Center for Leadership Development Research (CLDR)
Edward Crawley , Founding President, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology
Ivan Nechaev , Chief Executive Officer, Russian Navigation Technologies