Varvara Melnikova

CEO, Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design in Moscow

Co-founder, partner and development director of Strelka KB, general director of the Strelka Institute and Afisha media brand. A member of the World Economic Forum's council for the future of cities and urbanisation, and the Moscow Polytechnic Museum's development council. Varvara also sits on the Russian Ministry of Construction's public council committee for the development of urban areas.