Honesty and responsibility.
We recognise our personal responsibility for what the Foundation does.
Our work is transparent and we are always willing to work with others.
We are working for the long term.
Reliance on knowledge.
We work with the best experts.
Respect for human dignity.
We are convinced that the greatest human right is the right to physical and psychological well-being.
Faith in human potential.
We believe that everyone is capable of more, regardless of age or social status.
We believe in family values, compassion and bonds between generations.
We are open to new ideas.
Elena Petrovna Timchenko, founder
Graduated from the Leningrad Red Banner Mechanical Institute (called BGTU «Voyenmekh» after 1992), specializing in Radioelectronic Devices. Worked as engineer at the Leningrad Institute of Textile and Light Industry.
Involved in charitable work, together with her husband, for over 25 years. Was the head of Neva Foundation which was involved in promoting Russian culture in Europe. Endorsed the creation of Klyuch [Key] Foundation which works in the area of child abandonment prevention. Aiming to consolidate family-related charitable projects, founded, together with her husband, Ladoga Foundation that was renamed as Elena and Gennady Timchenko Charitable Foundation in 2013. Keeps paying special attention to issues of the older generation, child abandonment, and support of cultural events in the regions of Russia.
Mother of three children. Ksenia Frank, her daughter, actively participates in the family charity and is chair of the Timchenko Foundation’s supervisory board.
Gennady Nikolayevich Timchenko, founder
In 1976 graduated from the Leningrad Mechanical Institute as electrical engineer. His career started in Leningrad, at the Izhorsky Plant. During the 1980s he worked in the government sector in Leningrad Oblast, later got involved in entrepreneurial pursuits in the area of energy business. During the 1990s he participated in creating and developing large logistic and trading companies. Founder and stockholder of Volga Group, an investment company which consolidates investment in more than ten Russian projects.
Gennady Timchenko is President of the SKA ice hockey club, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Kontinental Hockey League, and Vice-President of the Russian Olympic Committee. He is a member of the supervisory board of the Russian Hockey Federation and the supervisory board of the Russian Chess Federation. He is also head of the Economic Council of the French-Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Chairman of the Russian department of the Russian-Chinese Business Council.