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Meet the Trade Council in Russia

The Trade Council in Russia is divided into five sectors. Each sector is represented by a team of experts that provide Danish exporters on the Russian market with advice and assistance.

TC Russia eases your access to the Russian market. With many years of experience and extensive network, we can open doors for you, so you can meet potential partners or potential clients. If you have the right product and approach to the market Russia can be a huge market for most Danish companies.

If you in any way consider Russia as a market for your company, contact us. We are always ready to share our knowledge and make a quick evaluation of your potential on the Russian market.

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Carsten Søndergaard - Ambassador of Denmark to the Russian Federation

Contact the Ambassador through the Trade Council department

Thomas Ulrik Mortensen - Machinery & Technology, Services & Logistics


Minister Counsellor, Head of the Commercial Department 
Regional Coordinator for Russia
Direct +7 495 642 68 00 / Mobile +7 926 641 63 46

Location: Moscow

Background and experience:


Specialty sectors: Machinery & Technology, Services & Logistics 

Evgeny Khoroshilov - Services & logistics

Macroeconomics and Policies
Senior Commercial Consultant
Direct +7 (926) 6416347

Location Moscow

Esben Juul Bergmann Schjødt - Food, agriculture & fisheries

Minister Counsellor - Food, Agriculture and Fisheries
Direct +7 (926) 641 63 48

Location: Moscow

Marina Mityanina - Food, agriculture & fisheries


Senior Commercial Counsellor
Direct +7 (495) 6426807

Location Moscow

Background and experience:

Education: Ms in Political Literature, Moscow State University of Culture and Arts

Specialty sectors: food, agriculture and fisheries

Marina has over 7 years of business experience in Scandinavian companies working with service, management and planning. Since 1998 she was posted as senior commercial counsellor at the Royal Danish Embassy mainly working within food, agriculture and fisheries sector. Marina is experienced in assisting Danish companies with market insights, market trends and policy conditions in the Russian market.

Svetlana Chernova - Healthcare, Life Science, Retail

 Commercial Attaché
Head of the Healthcare sector advisory team
Direct +7 (495) 6426800

Location Moscow 

Background and experience:

Education: University graduate

Specialty sectors: 
healthcare and life science, policy and services

Svetlana has worked at the Danish embassy since 1997 advising Danish companies both large and SMEs on market entry, market trends, partner search, PR activities. For a number of years her focus areas were energy & environment and retail.

In 2011 she became team leader for the Health team r esponsible for monitoring, planning, implementation projects in Healthcare sector in relation to Russian-Danish cooperation; communication with the Government regarding bilateral cooperation agreements in healthcare sector; coordination of the activity of the Healthcare Network Russia. Working within healthcare and social policy sector, she has been contributing to smooth cooperation between Danish and Russian authorities in the field of trade and investment to promote Danish export to Russia & CIS. In 2012 Svetlana has been promoted to the position of Local Commercial Attaché.

How can Svetlana help you?

After several years of working with Danish companies in Russia & CIS, Svetlana knows well the challenges which Danish companies meet in the market. With her knowledge and experience of Russian corporate culture and functioning of the government agencies, Svetlana can assist Danish companies in different issues in connection with companies’ activities in Russia, including development of good relations with Russian partners and clients.




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The Trade Council at the embassy can be contacted daily between 09:15 and 17:00 - Friday till 16:00 (GMT +3)


Tel: +7 (495) 642 6800
Fax: +7 (495) 775 0197