Leningrad Oblast

Murmansk Oblast

Pskov Oblast

Republic of Karelia

St. Petersburg








Russian economic developers association (АSSET) 


Official name of the organization (including juridical status)

Russian economic developers association (АSSET)


Year and objective of foundation




Association was founded in cooperation with ICSER Leontief Centre, Eurasia foundation, FoundationCalgary University Gorbatchev Foundation and is registered as legal entity

Permanent staff

Asset numbers 136 members: economic developers from 62 cities and regions of Russia, Italy, Canada and Finland.

Organization’s mission

Main objective of the association is to contribute to social- economic development of Russian cities and regions through forming of community of highly professional specialists.

Major activity fields

  • formation of new standards in  promoting economic development of territories;
  • implementation of strategic planning in cities and regions;
  • raising of skills of the economic developers;
  • certifying of economic developers;
  • experience exchange  between economic developers

Head of the organization

Lebedeva Natalia Alexandrovna

Contact info (address, tel., fax, e-mail)

Tel.: +7 (812) 316-62-46
Fax: +7 (812) 712-67-67






This project is funded by the EU  

A project implemented by Jyväskylä Regional

Development Company Jykes Ltd

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