Advisory Board

Professor Nadezhda Gaponenko

Nadezhda Gaponenko, Ph.D. is Head of Department, The Institute for the Study of Science of the Russian Academy of Sciences; Director of the Russian Office of the Millennium Project; and Professor of The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration.
Nadezhda has 25 years experience in futures studies, S&T policy, innovation & environmental policy for government, international organizations, and private sector. She is the author of over 10 monographs, and over 100 articles published in Russian, English, and German.
She coordinated and contributed to about 100 projects carried out for Russian and international organizations (OECD, UNEP, UNESCO, World Water Counsel, Millennium project). She was the organizer, chair of sessions, and key speaker at many Russian and international conferences (France, Australia, U.S., the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Hungary, Finland, Germany, Japan, Belgium, and the like).
Nadezhda authored Russian Nanotechnology 2020, Innovations and Innovation Policy at the Stage of Transition to a New Technological Order and Transformation of the Research System in a Transitional Society: The Case of Russia. She coauthored How to Bring Safe Drinking Water to Each Family? Russian Vision and Framework for Actions.
Nadezhda earned her B.A. in Economics at the Moscow Institute of Management in 1978 and her Ph.D. in Economics at the Institute of Economic Problems of National Economics Complex Development of Moscow in 1984. Her doctoral thesis was in the domain of S&T long-term forecasting.
Read her LinkedIn profile and her ResearchGate profile.