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Headquarters for improving business conditions

The Headquarters for Improving Business Conditions was established in 2013 in order to eliminate excessive administrative barriers for entrepreneurs.

In 2016, the Headquarters was headed by the Governor of St. Petersburg.

The Headquarters prepares joint decisions of public authorities and representatives of the business community of St. Petersburg on topical issues of interaction between the city and entrepreneurs, and also unites the efforts of public authorities of St. Petersburg and the business community to create a comfortable business climate in St. Petersburg.

The regulations on the Headquarters were approved by the decree of the Governor of St. Petersburg

The staff (including the working groups of the Staff) is formed from the heads and employees of the authorities of St. Petersburg (49 people), as well as leading business associations and enterprises of the city (162 people)

Staff members


Бельский Александр Николаевич
член Штаба
(Председатель Законодательного Собрания Санкт‑Петербурга)

Абросимов Александр Васильевич
член Штаба
(Уполномоченный по защите прав предпринимателей Санкт-Петербурга)

Дрегваль Сергей Георгиевич
член Штаба
(Вице-губернатор Санкт-Петербурга)

Казарин Станислав Валериевич
член Штаба
(Вице-губернатор Санкт-Петербурга)

Корабельников Алексей Алексеевич
член Штаба
(Вице-губернатор Санкт-Петербурга)

Княгинин Владимир Николаевич
член Штаба
(Вице-губернатор Санкт-Петербурга)

Линченко Николай Викторович
член Штаба
(Вице-губернатор Санкт-Петербурга)

Москаленко Валерий Николаевич
член Штаба
(Вице-губернатор Санкт-Петербурга)

Повелий Анатолий Анатольевич
член Штаба
(Вице-губернатор Санкт-Петербурга)

Поляков Кирилл Валентинович
член Штаба
(Вице-губернатор Санкт-Петербурга)

Эргашев Олег Николаевич
член Штаба
(Вице-губернатор Санкт-Петербурга)

Болдырев Владимир Геннадьевич
Руководитель рабочей группы Штаба
(Начальник Службы государственного строительного надзора и экспертизы Санкт-Петербурга)

Калугин Валерий Валентинович

Руководитель рабочей группы Штаба
(Заместитель руководителя Администрации Губернатора Санкт-Петербурга)

Креславский Игорь Вадимович
член Штаба
(Председатель Комитета по строительству Санкт-Петербурга)

Малухин Алексей Геннадьевич
член Штаба
(Председатель Комитета по тарифам Санкт-Петербурга)

Протасов Станислав Дмитриевич
Руководитель рабочей группы Штаба
(Председатель Комитета по энергетике и инженерному обеспечению)

Складчиков Иван Валерьевич
Руководитель рабочей группы Штаба
(Председатель Комитета по инвестициям Санкт-Петербурга )

Соловейчик Кирилл Александрович
Руководитель рабочей группы Штаба
(Председатель Комитета по промышленной политике, инновациям и торговле Санкт-Петербурга)

The work plan of the Headquarters is approved annually. Meetings of the Headquarters, during which the Governor of St. Petersburg is informed about the implementation of decisions made by the Headquarters, are held quarterly. The results of the review are reported to the Governor of St. Petersburg personally.

All decisions taken are under the personal control of the Governor of St. Petersburg and are issued in the form of minutes of Staff meetings.

Headquarters Working Groups

Improvement of investment activity

Head of the working group «Improvement of investment activity» – Chairman of the Investment Committee of St. Petersburg Ivan V. Skladchikov.

Working group «Improvement of investment activity» created  in order to increase the investment attractiveness of St. Petersburg to organize effective work and provide an integrated approach to solving issues related to the implementation of the state policy of St. Petersburg in the field of investment.

Executive Secretary of the working group: Olga A. Masalskaya, phone: 576-47-61  ,
e-mail: masalskaya@cisp.gov.spb.ru.

Entrepreneurship development

Head of the working group "Entrepreneurship development, customs administration improvement, export support" of the Headquarters" Chairman The Committee on Industrial Policy, Innovation and Trade of St. Petersburg Kirill Alexandrovich Soloveitchik.

Executive Secretary of the working Group: George G. Yeletskikh

Increasing the availability of energy infrastructure

Head of the working group «Improving the availability of energy infrastructure»– Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Engineering Protasov Stanislav Dmitrievich.

Group "Improving the availability of energy infrastructure"; it was created in order to ensure coordinated actions and organization of joint work of executive bodies of state power of St. Petersburg, subjects of investment activity of St. Petersburg, public and other organizations of St. Petersburg on issues of increasing the availability of energy infrastructure, optimizing the processes of connection (technological connection) to networks engineering and technical support.

Executive Secretary of the working Group: Alexandra A. Borisova , phone: 246-16-95, e-mail: borisova@keio.gov.spb.ru

Improving the efficiency of interaction between business and authorities authorities in the field of property relations in St. Petersburg

ead of the working group "Improving the efficiency of interaction between business and authorities in the field of property relations in St. Petersburg" –Deputy Head of the Administration of the Governor of St. Petersburg Valery Valentinovich Kalugin  

Working Group "Improving the efficiency of interaction between business and authorities in the field of property relations in St. Petersburg"; it was created in order to ensure coordinated actions and organization of joint work of executive bodies of state power of St. Petersburg, subjects of investment activity of St. Petersburg, public and other organizations of St. Petersburg on property relations in St. Petersburg.

Executive Secretary of the working Group: Dmitry Timofeev, phone:576-22-54, e-mail: timofeev@commim.spb.ru

Improving the business climate in the construction

Head of the working group "Improving the business climate in in the field of construction» – Head of the State Striotelny Supervision and Expertise Service of St. Petersburg Vladimir Gennadievich Boldyrev.

Working Group "Improving the business climate in the field of The construction company was created in order to ensure coordinated actions and organize joint work of the executive bodies of state power of St. Petersburg, subjects of investment activity of St. Petersburg, public and other organizations of St. Petersburg on improving the business climate in the construction sector in St. Petersburg.

Executive Secretary of the working Group:Natalia Pelageichenko, phone: 576-33-06, e-mail: nataliap@kstr.gov.spb.ru 

Results of work

The result of this work was a significant reduction in the number and timing of the passage of administrative procedures by entrepreneurs. The actual result is reflected by the improvement of St. Petersburg's position in the National Rating of the investment Climate in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, as well as in terms of the growth of the Russian Federation in the World Bank's Doing Business rating. These ratings assess the quality of business conditions, there is a gradual growth.