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Elena Kuznetsova

Partner, Moscow
Leads McKinsey’s public-sector work in Russia, specializing in projects associated with regulation, reform, growth, and public-administration efficiency

About Elena

Elena leads McKinsey’s Public Sector Practice in Russia. She specializes in projects for the public sector, including improving public regulation; planning and executing reform; developing growth strategies for regions, industries, innovation clusters, and development institutes; and improving the efficiency of public administration.

Before joining McKinsey, Elena was CEO of a satellite-communication system in Russia.

Published Work

Digital Russia: New reality,” McKinsey & Company, July 2018

Smart city solutions: what drives citizen adoption around the globe?,” McKinsey & Company, July 2018

Innovations in Russia: A sustainable source of growth,” McKinsey & Company, July 2017


Moscow Institute for Physics and Technology
MS, applied mathematics and physics

Finance Academy under the Government of Russian Federation
MSc, international relations