Ksenia Duxfield-Karyakina is a Sr Government Affairs and Public Policy Manager for Google Cloud, leading its European government affairs work in regulated sectors.
Ksenia has been with Google since 2011, previously covering YouTube, innovations and AI Policy in Asia-Pacific based out of Hong Kong, and before that she was with the Russian Government Relations team in Moscow.
Prior to Google, Ksenia led Public Affairs at an OECD organization tackling financial crime, and worked as a PR manager in the international VTB Banking Group, and Russia's national railway company (RZD). Ksenia holds a PhD in new media economics from Moscow State University and enjoys art, reading old fashioned paper books and cooking in her spare time. She lives in London with her husband and their two daughters.