Julia Balakina

Julia Balakina

Partner, CONSORT Group


Partner, CONSORT Group

Graduate of of the Leningrad State University. Degree in psychology. 

Julia has been involved in recruitment  since 1992, having launched  one of the first  search firms in Russia. She executed search projects for major international companies entering the Russian market.

In 1994-1996 she was HR Director for Russia with  Wrigley.

Since 1996 Julia has been a CONSORT Group Partner and Business Development Director, responsible for sales  and operations.

Since 2005Julia has been  Expert for FMCG Practice of the International Executive Search Federation (IESF).

She is the author of numerous articles on HR and recruitment issues in various professional publications and media.

Since 2005 she has been included several times   in the "Top 200 Russian Sales Directors List" published by the Russian Managers Association and Kommersant Publishing House.