In 2000, Ekaterina graduated the Faculty of Law, and in 2011 — the Faculty of Arts of the Lomonosov Moscow State University. From 1997 until 2010, Ekaterina was a lawyer at a number of big companies including YUST, Rosgosstrakh and Gazprom and also worked as an attorney. In March 2012, she was appointed first deputy head of the Department of Culture of Moscow.
In December 2013, she took over as the head of Cultural Heritage Department of the Russian Ministry of Culture. In April 2014, Ms Pronicheva was appointed first deputy CEO at JSC VDNH. In June 2015, she became the CEO of JSC VDNH.
In 2018, Ekaterina was appointed chairwoman of the Moscow Committee for tourism.