+49 851 20549903

Due to our knowledge management and continuous enhancement of professional competence, we have built an excellent team of highly qualified Russian-speaking professionals. Our experience in export management is the key to the success of your company on the Russian market. As a professional team, we smoothly and reliably handle complex export and import projects in Russia.


Alexej Schmidt

Managing partner

alexej.schmidt@schmidt-export.com

+49 851 205499 030

Core competencies: Finance Accounting and Taxation
Languages: German, Russian, English
Education:

  • University of Passau, Business Administration and Economics
  • Altai State University, Business Administration

Andrej Schmidt

Managing partner and head of marketing and distribution department

andrej.schmidt@schmidt-export.com

+49 851 205 499 031

Core competencies: Human resources, marketing and distribution
Languages: German, Russian, English
Education:

  • University of Passau, Business Administration and Economics
  • Altai State University, Business Administration

Dr. Olga Kylina, LL.M.

Senior consultant, head of legal services department

olga.kylina@schmidt-export.com

+49 851 205499 032

Founder and Managing Director of temperi legal services

Core competencies: Legal services in russian law and in international commercial law
Languages: German, Russian, English
Education:

  • Doctoral degree at the University of Passau
  • University of Passau, LL.M. (summa cum laude)
  • Krasnoyarsk State University, Jurisprudence, graduated with honors

Marina Weger

Senior consultant

marina.weger@schmidt-export.com

+49 851 205 499 038

worked for two years at Bayern Handwerk International GmbH in the department of export and foreign trade consulting. She wrote some guidelines about product certification and export of goods and services to Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and the Ukraine with the focus on VISA-questions, international employee assignment, taxation and other legal issues. She possesses also knowledge in the field of import and export declarations, supplier’s declarations and preferential customs duty. Marina is responsible for interpretation and translation.

Core competencies: Russian, German, English, French, Czech
Languages: German, Russian, English
Education:

  • Business economist, University Hagen
  • University Regensburg, Master of Arts
  • Belarussian State University, Diploma

Valentina Khlavich

Consultant

valentina.khlavich@schmidt-export.com

+49 851 205499 037

Valentina is an expert for Russian immigration and corporate law. Thanks to her professional experience she coordinates successfully numerous complex projects in Russia. Moreover, Valentina has professional experience in the field of employment and commercial law, that allows her to solve any problem comprehensive.

She has been working for two years in the Moscow office of international law firm Beiten Burkhardt as lawyer for employment and immigration law.

Founder and CEO of Moscow law firm VÁLEN

Core competencies: Russian corporate and immigration law
Languages: German, Russian, English
Education

  • University of Passau
  • Krasnoyarsk State University, Law
  • Anastasiya Gartsueva, LL.M.

    Consultant

    anastasiya.gartsueva@schmidt-export.com

    +49 851 205 499 036

    Anastasiya graduated from Siberian Federal University and Uni Passau, where she gained LL.M degree in Civil Law. Anastasiya has successfully practiced in both foreign and international companies which provide legal services, such as temperi legal services and Rödl & Partner. The experience, which she got in a field of procurement of measuring equipment, and the language skills allow Anastasiya to solve the tasks from our clients competently.

    Languages: Russian, English, German
    Education:

    • Law Institute, SFU, Law, Bachelor of Law
    • Law Institute, SFU in partnership with Uni Passau, Master of Law / LL.M.

    Valeria Nikolaeva

    Associate

    valeria.nikolaeva@schmidt-export.de

    +7 499 677 4922

    Master of Arts in International Relations. Valeria graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations with the Bachelor’s degree (BA) in International Relations and Diplomacy. Afterwards, she focused her academic research on the European Union Studies at Leiden University in the Netherlands, where she was awarded a Master’s degree (MA) in International Relations. Valeria has got a C2 Proficiency level in English, confirmed by an IELTS certificate.

    Languages: English, Russian, Dutch
    Education:

    • Education: Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO-University), School of International Relations, Bachelor of Arts
    • Leiden University (Netherlands), Faculty of Humanities, Master of Arts