An auditor reviews Russian Standard Foundation’s activities, grants and achievements according to the requirements of the Foundation’s Charter and regulatory bodies.
The Advisory Board was created to provide independent supervision of Russian Standard Foundation’s activities according to the Foundation Charter and Russian Federation legislation.
Axel Springer Russia
Regina von Flemming is a seasoned Moscow-based executive who has lived and worked in Russia for more than 20 years. Currently the CEO of Axel Springer Russia, which publishes well-known Russian versions of Forbes and OK!, among other publications, Regina has worked in major private sector and private equity companies in Russia. Regina received her diploma in Political Sciences from Freie Universität Berlin, specializing in macroeconomics, Eastern European history, and political philosophy.
Artistic Director of the Novosibirsk Camerata and the St Petersburg Music Hall
Russian-Italian Conductor and Pianist
Fabio Mastrangelo is an Italian-born Russian conductor and pianist. Currently, he holds a number of positions including those of the “St. Petersburg Camerata” State Hermitage Orchestra, Principal Conductor of the Symphonica ARTica Orchestra of the Yakutia (Sakha) Philharmonic, Artistic Director of the Novosibirsk Camerata. He is also Principal Guest Conductor of the Novosibirsk Symphony Orchestra, the Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari, The Moscow State Academic Symphony Orchestra headed by P. Kogan, the New Opera, and the Mariinsky Theatre.
Fabio Mastrangelo holds a piano diploma from the “Niccolò Piccinni” Conservatory under Pierluigi Camicia, and conductor diplomas from the Contemporary Music Academy in Pescara and the University of Toronto. As a conductor, he has worked with the Berlin Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra, the Nice Philharmonic Orchestra, the Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra, and other leading orchestras and theater companies in Rome, Bologna, St. Petersburg, and Ekaterinburg. He conducted at the Arena Opera Festival in Verona, the Puccini Festival in Torre del Lago, and the Stars of the White Nights Festival in St. Petersburg. In 2012, Mastrangelo was appointed Music Director of the newly founded open-air opera festival “Opera Vsem” (Opera for all) in St. Petersburg. Several of his CDs were produced by Naxos Records, the world’s leading classical music label. In August 2013, Mastrangelo was appointed Artistic Director and Conductor of the St. Petersburg Music Hall.
Art Director, St. Petersburg State Academic Ballet Theater
People’s Artist of Russia
Boris Eifman is a prolific Russian choreographer, ballet master and art director of the Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg. After graduating from the department of choreography of the N. A. Rimsky-Korsakov St. Petersburg State Conservatory, Mr. Eifman worked as ballet master of the Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet. In 1977, he founded the Leningrad New Ballet (later named Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg), the only individually managed theater in Russia developing modern choreography. A recipient of the Golden Mask and Golden Soffit awards, Mr. Eifman has directed over 40 original performances.