Ilyin Oleg is an experienced communications and crisis management professional and media trainer.
Oleg started as an oil & gas journalist in 1998 and subsequently moved into the public relations industry, involved into political and business campaigns both in Russia and abroad.

In 2004-2007 Oleg served as VP, international business, at Edelman Russia and then spent 2 years as GM at BrainBox PR.

Since 2009 Oleg runs MediaFactor, executive communications training firm.
He holds degrees in political sciences and business psychology and is an author of award winning bestseller Media Sapiens: deliver your message effectively in press, on radio and TV, 2011.

His client list includes a number of CEOs and top management team members from Nissan Motor, Indesit Company, KIA, MasterCard Europe, Novartis, Amway, Danone Nutricia, Glaxo SmithKline, Mars, MSD Pharmaceuticals, Total, Sony Mobile…

Oleg speaks Russian, English, French and German and shares his time between Düsseldorf and Moscow.

What clients are saying about Oleg ?

Vitaly BogachenkoCommunications and Public Affairs director : « I am pleased to recommend MediaFactor and Oleg Ilyin personally as a highly professional advisor, able to deliver complex projects in the field of external and internal communications as well as crisis management. »

Christian Stammkoetter – Nutricia, General manager : « As one of the (media training) participants, I would note, the the program’s well balanced concept and structure, as well as overall delivery style have created intense and effective training. It significantly helped me and my colleagues deliver well at the corporate event and media briefing. I’d highly recommend Oleg as a public speaking and media trainer. »