Marat Akhmedjanov – Founder

Born in Uzbekistan, Marat’s first ventures in publishing and advertising were during the 1990s before establishing Silk Road Media and its titles including Discovery Central Asia, Discovery Horizons and Open Central Asia magazines. In 2005 he was awarded the Chevening Scholarship by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, enabling a year’s study at a British educational institution. A bibliophile and human encyclopaedia of all things Central Asian, Marat now divides his timbetween the region and the UK.

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Aleksandra Vlasova – Company Director

Born Samarkand, Uzbekistan. Based in London UK. Working with Silk Road Media over 10 years, Graphic designer graduated University of Hertfordshire and has extensive experience in the world of book & magazine design.

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Angelina Krasnogir – Projects Coordinator

From Belarus, successful candidate from ECG internship programme