Maria Kursakova

Head of Marketing and PR Department

Area of expertise
  • Development and promotion of YUS corporate brand;
  • Development and implementation of marketing strategy;
  • Customer experience management;
  • Marketing communications;
  • Participation in legal rankings.
  • Linguistics and Intercultural Communication; Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages (2000–2005);
  • Corporate Management; The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (2007-2010);
  • Marketing Management; Graduate School of Business of National Research University – Higher School of Economics (2022-2024).

Before joining YUS in 2021, Maria worked in marketing for 17 years, including in executive positions of foreign companies. She also has journalistic experience – worked as a correspondent for Moskovsky Komsomolets newspaper and as a columnist for TASS news agency.

Russian, English.