CREER Advisory Team

Carole is the founder of the CREER and CREER Advisory project. Visiting professor in French University and Swiss institutions, Carole teaches Geopolitics of Russia and post-soviet space to Master’s students. She regularly appears in French and international media as an expert. Carole graduated with a Master’s degree in Russia Area Studies from GSI, University of Geneva, followed the international program from MGIMO  Moscow Institute of International Relations in 2016 and various programs at Moscow State University until 2015.  She enrolled in 2021 on a Master’s degree then PhD Defence and Security program at Aix-Marseille University. Her work focuses on the Russia-Ukraine war in the information field.

Andrey is adviser on foreign investments and economic development to the Governor of Cherkassy Regional Government, Central Ukraine, established and develop one of the first regional investment agency to support and attract investments in the region, anticorruption initiative in local government, participating and providing support of investments in energy, agro, infrastructure and waste management sectors on regional level, civil society initiative, EU integration work, work with international financial institutions, like World Bank and EBRD to attract investments to Cherkassy region, participation in development of Ukraine national housing finance institutions, saving and loan association, major infrastructure projects, airport development and LNG port site development on Black Sea. In 2001, Andrey graduated with a Master Degree –International Business MBA, Business school at Central Connecticut State University, Connecticut and a Bachelor Degree in History, Political and Social Science, Moscow Pedagogical University, Moscow, in 1996.

Bertil graduated from ESADE in Barcelona, a leading European Business school. He then did his military service as a naval officer, as aide de camp to the Defence attaché in the Netherlands. Afterwards, he was hired by EADS (European Aerospace. Defence and Space company) where he held a variety of management positions in international procurement. He was then appointed industrial director in Russia to manage several production outsourcing projects. After completion of these complex manufacturing projects, Bertil took a Franco-German Master’s degree in politics and international relations. He also served as a geopolitical analyst in the Russian department of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Afterwards, he was hired by a Swiss aluminium company (ASMP) as sales & marketing director for the Aerospace sector. Finally, Bertil has returned to what he loves best: geopolitical and Defence analysis.