About me - a very short intro

Senior communication consultant with 16+ years professional experience in running multi-country communication campaigns and events & managing EC Technical Assistance projects.

Years of excellence in designing, coordinating & supporting top-end pan-European communication campaigns, involving teams of international & local experts; communications strategy development & results measurement. Years of excellence in A > Z 360 degrees event planning, production & management on various levels (governmental, NGO, corporate).Considerable experience as a trainer, very strong analytical, strategic planning, management, interpersonal & administrative skills. Native Russian speaker.

About me - in somewhat more words....

Communications: 16 years of experience in designing top-end pan-European public policy communication campaigns, coordinating pan European activities and campaigns and supporting teams of international & local experts; Including campaign identification and design, best communications strategy identification and devising a set of measures for achieving best campaign results.

Events: 16 years of excellence & significant expertise in 360 degrees A>Z event planning, production and management on various levels (governmental, NGO, corporate, institutional). Including: event identification, target audience definition and outreach, hands on 360 degrees event planning, i.e. registration, hotels, transport, meeting AV and other technical requirements, programme, booklets, promotional items and other event related material production, visual identity design and implementation, stand design and production, media relations, speakers liaison and training, technical team coordination, logistical and promotional activities and event follow up (reporting, participants follow up, event website update, etc.)

Other: 16 years of significant experience in building relationships between various partners of pan-European communications projects and coordinating teams of international experts. Very strong client liaison & reporting skills. Considerable experience as a trainer, very strong analytical, strategic planning, management, interpersonal and administrative skills. Native Russian speaker.

Educational background

Honours Masters Degree in International Relations
September 1992 – June 1997
Moscow State Institute of International Relations (University), MGIMO, Russia

Certificate in a number of courses from the Bachelor of Business & Administration Programme
September 1995 – June 1996
European University, Brussels, Belgium

Dutch language course diploma
May 1993 – August 1993
Nijenrode Universiteit, Breukelen, the Netherlands

Other info

Date of birth       15 March
Nationality          Belgian / Russian

Language skills

  • English
  • Russian
  • French
  • Dutch
  • Italian

Links to Ekaterina online


Ekaterina Sitnikova
av Louise 248-10, 1050 Brussels, Belgium www.sitnikova.net

Bel: +32 495 84 52 88 Int: + 44 787 22 83 595 Rus + 7 967 096 99 41 Skype: katja_sitnikova