Yulia is Director and Head of the Certification Body in the NP “Ecological Union” (Saint-Petersburg) – the owner and operator of the voluntary Type I ecolabelling “Vitality Leaf” based on life cycle. She holds a Ph.D in biology and has authored several scientific biological papers.
She has more than eight years of experience in ecology and project management. She is a developer and head of the only Russian international voluntary ecological certification program “Vitality Leaf” (ecolabelling Type I).
She directs the development of “green” standards based on life cycle, promotes environmentally safe production and consumption, establishes and extends relationship with Russian and overseas partners. Yulia is an active participant of the educational environmental projects. Since 2013 she is a Board member of the Russian Green Building Council (RuGBC).