Lazutin Fiodor, President of the «Network of Ecovillages and Eco-initiatives», one of the founders of Kovcheg ecovillage (2000, Maloyaroslavetskiy district, Kaluga region), beekeeper, leader of seminars on natural beekeeping, author of books on beekeeping, ex-president of NPO «Kovcheg ecovillage», carpenter, beehive builder, international ecovillage movement researcher, forest protection and sustainable forest management activist.
Mirzagitova Laysan, Executive Director of the «Network of Ecovillages and Eco Initiatives»,Saint-Petersburg/Big Stone ecovillage (Sokolskiy district, Vologda region), PhD, folk tradition researcher, works on ecological projects, conducts seminars on Russian traditional singing and dancing, ecovillage movement activist, GEN-Europe ambassador in Russia.
Kulyasova Antonina, Big Stone ecovillage (Sokolskiy district, Vologda region). Researcher in Saint-Petersburg Center of Independent Social Research, PhD., research and practical projects coordinator, Head of the Russian part of the international project «Ecovillages for sustainable rural development», ethnographer, together with her family leads seminars on Russian traditional culture and Sun selebrations, lives in patrimony house in which 4 generations of her ancestors lived.
Polskiy Igor,Blagodat ecovillage (Pereslavskiy district, Yaroslavl region). Founder of Internet-portal Zhivaya set, co-founder of Sotsvetie festival, youth social-ecological projects expert, at the age of 19 wrote the autobiography book, has Master’s degree in Moscow State University (defended master’s thesis on Anastasia movement).
Kirbyatiev Vladislav, Grishino ecovillage (Podpozhskiy district, Leningrad region). Founder of one of the oldest and famous Russian ecovillages Grishino (1994), organizer of festivals, seminars and volunteer programs in his ecovillage, initiator of protection action from cutting of 10 km of forest around Grishino ecovillage, one of the founders and trainer of the Dances of Universal Peace movement.
Goncharov Ivan, Nevo-Ecoville ecovillage (Sortavalskiy district, Republic of Karelia). Founder of one of the oldest and famous Russian ecovillages Nevo-Ecoville (1994), President of Coordination Council of the public organization «Center of Ecological Initiatives Nevo-Ecoville», architect, director of the building company.
Eduard Bychkov, Yasnoye ecovillage, the first inhabitant of the ecovillage, bee keeper. Practices yoga and sings.