Foreign speakers

  • Hadrien Perazzini, the Head of Development and Partnership Department of Arsenal FC

    Hadrien Perazzini, the Head of Development and Partnership Department of Arsenal FC

    «It has been a real pleasure spending some time with RMA’s very engaged students and discuss football business related maters. I’m grateful for the opportunity RMA gave me and I wish all the best to the very professional staff and all students for their future carrier in sport, hoping they will bring a bit of “The Arsenal way” along their carriers».

  • Steve Lazarides, curator, art-dealer, and the owner of London based galleries Lazarides and The Outsiders

    Steve Lazarides, curator, art-dealer, and the owner of London based galleries Lazarides and The Outsiders

    «Frankly, I didn’t expect to see so many people who are so interested in street art, works of Banksy and other street-artists. Judging by the level of questions which I was asked by the audience, street-art is tremendously relevant in Russia».

  • Lise Uduak, the head of PR department at Kofler & Kompanie AG

    Lise Uduak, the head of PR department at Kofler & Kompanie AG

    «The main goal of my lecture was to inform the audience of the new marketing tools currently used to advance the arts, particularly exemplified on the basis of the Pret-A-Diner project. And through the understanding of our experience I wanted the students to be able to adopt it and take it further in their own work».

  • Evert Verhagen, urbanist and the founder of the Creative Cities agency

    Evert Verhagen, urbanist and the founder of the Creative Cities agency

    «This is my second visit to Moscow. And i’m glad to see the developments that are taking place here. It is particularly nice to see so many young people who are ready to work in the interest of the entire city, as it is my conviction, that only those cities that can establish a firm relationship and dialog with the energized creative class that will be able to have a real bright future».

  • Kate Greenberg, art-critic, curator

    Kate Greenberg, art-critic, curator

    «I’m very glad was able to visit Moscow and meet with the young art-managers studying at the RMA business school. It is an enormous challenge to them - to grow into, what essentially is a first generation of professional managers in the area of arts here in Russia, and partake in the formation of the Russian market».

  • Mark Samver, the creator of German eBay and Jamba, co-creator of the European Founders fund

    Mark Samver, the creator of German eBay and Jamba, co-creator of the European Founders fund

    «The students of RMA have struck me as resolved and highly devoted, I did appreciate the level of their knowledge, and devotion to their projects. Remember, your time is Now».

  • Marvin Liao, commercial director of Yahoo! in EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa)

    Marvin Liao, commercial director of Yahoo! in EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa)

    «I meet with the students of RMA on a regular basis, the most notable was the tour they took through the Yahoo! headquarters in the US, which I helped them to organize. They were on their way from Google office, and had a lot of Google memorabilia from there, so I went and spent a $1000 at our company’s store to re-dress them».

  • Kul Wadhwa, the head of business department at Wikimedia Foundation

    Kul Wadhwa, the head of business department at Wikimedia Foundation

    «I advise the students of RMA who are developing their startups not to be afraid of making mistakes. One can learn how to play soccer only by playing it. Wish you best of luck in your endeavors!»

  • Italo Zanci, general director of AS Roma

    Italo Zanci, general director of AS Roma

    «To me it was an honor to speak to the students at the RMA business school, particularly, since not so long ago I myself have graduated with a degree in Sports Management, and just like these students set behind the desk and studied the material. I think what RMA is doing is very important and indispensable to the development of soccer management system in Russia.  Thank you, and Forza RMA!»

  • Steve Atkins, the head of PR department at FC «Chelsea»

    Steve Atkins, the head of PR department at FC «Chelsea»

    «On behalf of FC «Chelsea» I would like to thank RMA business school for their invitation to give a lecture. This experience was very helpful, mainly because the students have been asking really hard and professional questions».