Igor Ashurbeyli Head of Nation

In 1988 he became the founder and first general manager (GM) of Socium. Socium was originally a small software and consulting company and is now a large holding company with over 10,000 employees worldwide. Socium’s slogan is “Per Socium Ad Astra,” which emphasizes the need for community and cooperation in humankind’s path towards the stars and exploration of space. In 2010, he was awarded the State Science and Technology Prize for his achievements in the development and use of a new generation of micro-technology communications systems and controls for mobile air defense systems and critical facilities. The State Science & Technology Prize is the highest honor a Russian scientist can achieve. In 2016, he was awarded Gold UNESCO Medal "For contribution to the development of nanoscience and nanotechnologies”.


Mikhail Spokoyny

Head of Administration to the Head of Nation

Personal Information:

Full Name:
Mikhail Spokoyny
February 07, 1955,
Odessa, Ukraine,
Marital Status:
Married- wife Anna Spokoyny (KIM-maiden name), 4 children,
Bilingual in English and Russian; able to speak and read Ukrainian; able to understand Polish


Professional Experience: Europe

Professional Experience: USA

  • 2011 - 2013, 2009 - 2011
    Cool Technology Solutions, Co-Founder, CTO, San Diego, CA CooligenceInc, Co-Founder, CTO, Santa Clara, CA
  • 2009 – 2012
    Drexel University,Energy Efficient Processes and Technologies Lab, A.J. Drexel Plasma Inst, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, Philadelphia, PA Position: Research Director, Research Professor
  • 2004 – June, 2011
    USTC - United States Technology (formerly Thermoelectric) Consortium, Chico, CA Position: consistently held the position Scientist, Sr. Scientist, Director of Science and from 2007 to June 2011 Chief Technical Officer (CTO)
  • 2003 – 2004
    Filisi Technology, Costa Mesa, CA. Position: Senior network engineer
  • 2002 – 2003
    UCLA, Computer Science Department, Position: Visiting Scholar

Professional Experience: In Former Soviet Union and Russia

  • 1993 – 2001
    Military Production and IT industry: RPE “Almaz”, Holding company VKPGroup. Moscow, Russia (R&D and manufacturing of Russian radar and antimissile systems – S-300) Position: consistently held the position General Manager of manufacturing company Almaz-Conversion, General Director of Almaz-Telecom, CTO of holding company VPKGroup.
  • 1989 – 1993
    IT industry: Institute of New Technologies (INT) Russian Academy of Science Position: held the position Science Director.
  • 1977-1989
    Military Production: RPE «Kvant» - Institute of alternative energy sources. Position: consistently held the position Engineer, Scientist, Sr. Scientist, Principal Investigator, Project Manager, Principal Engineer, Head and Director of different Departments and Manufacturers.

Lena De Winne

Deputy Head of Administration to the Head of Nation

Personal Information:

Full Name:
Lena De Winne
Born: 23 January, 1969
Birthplace: Moscow, USSR
Marital Status: Married
Citizenship: Belgian, Dutch
Languages: Russian, English, Dutch


Professional Experience:

Public Activities:

UNICEF Belgium WaSH campaign support
All author’s book fees are donated to WaSH
Beautiful ABC (After Breast Cancer) Foundation – member of the board
Doll Parade – art dolls fund in support of sick children, volunteer

Alesya Fedorova

Executive Secretary of the Administration to the Head of Nation

Personal Information:

Full Name:
Alesya Fedorova
Born: August 02, 1989
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Marital Status: Single
Citizenship: Russian
Languages: Russian; English; French


Special education:

  • 2006-2007
    Сourse in Мarketing, Moscow Business Academy
  • 2014-2015
    Сourse in Broadcast Journalism, Moscow Institute of Television and Radio Broadcasting

Professional Experience: International

Professional Experience: in Russia

Markus Gronbach

Deputy Head of Adminisration
in charge of legal affairs

Personal Information:

Full Name:
Markus Gronbach
Born: March 20,1973 in Germany
Nationality: German
Languages: German, English, French, Hebrew


  • 1999-2007
    Studies of economics and business administration at:
  • University of Halle/Saale and Tübingen (Germany)
  • Studies of Law at:
  • University Tübingen, Bonn (Germany)
  • University of Kent at Canterbury (UK)
  • Paris-Lodron Universität Salzburg (Austria)

Professional Experience:

  • 2016 - present
    Aerospace International Research Center / Asgardia Independent Research Center, The Space Journal, “ROOM" Head of Legal Department.
  • 2016 - 2018
    Attorney at ICSID Paris
  • 2012 - 2017
    General Management, operative and strategic management of diverent businesses, business restructuring
  • 2012 - 2015
    General Representative of Rheinmetall AG and Ferrostaal GmbH in northern Africa
  • 2013 - 2015
    Forensic Investigation and Reporting in the case of Hypo Alpe Adria vs. the Austria. Member of the Parliamentary Committee of Inquiry in the Hypo Alpe Adria, Austria case.
  • 2011 - 2014
    Attorney at renowned Law Firms
  • 1994 - 2011
    Member of the German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr) in different postions, e.g. u.a. Staff Officer, Instructor, commando operative Leadership spcial Operations, ministry of defence, Bundeswehr Leadership Academy