Raul R. Gainetdinov, the Director of the Institute of Translational Biomedicine, Saint Petersburg State University (SPbU), Russia has joined Saint Petersburg ambassadors program.
There are currently 28 leading academic, medical and business leaders who work closely with the Bureau and Saint Petersburg Committee for tourism development to attract and host national and international conferences and events in the city, and also play a fundamental role in adding to the destination's reputation and ranking.
Ambassadors are professionals who are renowned in their field (higher education, science, medicine or economics) and are active members of national or international associations, institutions and bodies. The Program was initiated and developed in 2018 by the Convention Bureau. It stands to mention, that the Northern Capital became the first city in Russia to launch this strategically significant program.