Xenia Frank is chairman of the Foundation’s Supervisory Board. She is also a member of the Neva Foundation’s Supervisory Board. The Neva Foundation is based in Geneva, Switzerland, and was established in order to promote academic and cultural exchanges between Russia and Switzerland.
In 2009, Xenia graduated from Edinburgh University with a first class degree in philosophy and French.
"The Foundation’s work is effective due to our innovative approach to solving social problems. We involve leading experts in the development and implementation of our charitable programmes and select only tried and tested solutions."
Nina Panchenko is a member of the Foundation’s Supervisory Board. She is also a member of the Supervisory Board of Klyuch, a charitable foundation from St. Petersburg which helps children and socially vulnerable members of the population.
Nina Panchenko graduated with a first class degree in political economy from Leningrad State University (now St. Petersburg State University) and is a qualified auditor. She is currently deputy general manager of a financial company.
"The Timchenko Foundation solves problems through actions rather than words. The people here are professionals who understand modern methods and work practically and efficiently. They know what, where and how things should be done to provide a particular person with specific help. The people here work responsibly. And that is something I value."
Tatyana Dergacheva is a member of the Foundation’s Supervisory Board. She is also a member of the Supervisory Board of Klyuch, a charitable foundation from St. Petersburg which helps children and socially vulnerable members of the population.
Tatyana graduated from the Leningrad Institute of Technology as a mechanical engineer and completed the financial management programme at the St. Petersburg State University of Economy and Finance.
Currently, she is the first deputy general manager of a transport and logistics company.
"We are accustomed to measuring charity in figures. This is right from the point of view of transparency. However, we should always remember that, for every rouble we see in the records, a human being’s actual destiny is at stake. It makes me happy to know that the work of our Foundation is making people’s lives better."