Elena A. Panfilova
Elena A. Panfilova is from Russia. She is an inspiring activist and established researcher. Elena was elected to Transparency International Board of Directors for the first time in 2011 and served as a vice-Chair of the Board from 2014 to the spring of 2017.
She is an activist with broad consulting and academic experience. Elena has held various positions at the OECD and the Institute for Economy in Transition and for a number of years served as a member of the Russian Governmental Commission on Open Government. In 1999, Elena founded Transparency International Russia where she also served as an Executive Director. Until 2018, she was in charge of the Laboratory for Anti-Corruption Policy, which she founded in 2008. Since 2007, she is teaching anti-corruption at the State University Higher School of Economics in Moscow.