She started her career in London in the third sector, and then worked in a large multinational tech company in partner services. She has been involved in freelance event and project management, including for Formula 1, MotoGP, the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and the Paralympics. She has also worked in broadcasting, supporting film crews in negotiations, translations, data collection, analysis and interviewing processes.
Alongside her main work, she also developed a yoga and meditation teaching practice. It led her to initiate a corporate yoga project in her workplace in 2016, and eventually led to a career change to organisational psychology with a focus on employee wellbeing.
Svetlana deepened her knowledge about mindfulness and mind-body connections from evidence-based perspectives in her organisational psychology master’s course at the University of London.
She is a Member of the UK Association for Business Psychologists (ABP), New Zealand Psychological Society and also trained in psychometric assessments and coaching.