Ekaterina Tikhomirova

Ekaterina Tikhomirova

PhD Student


Short Bio

Ekaterina Tikhomirova was born in Leningrad and studied law at the Saint Petersburg State University (Bachelor’s and Master’s degree). Afterwards, she worked for four years as a lawyer in a leading insurance company. Since 2009 she is a managing partner of a legal consulting firm in St. Petersburg and since 2016 she is a visiting lecturer of a law course in Swissam Business School in the same city. In 2018 she completed a bachelor degree in history of arts at the Repin State Academic Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture in St. Petersburg.
Since September 2019 she is a Visiting Scholar at the Institute of Biomedical Ethics and History of Medicine at the University of Zurich.

Research Interest

  • Human rights
  • Patient rights
  • Ethical and legal aspects of data protection, in particular of health data
  • Informed consent


Tikhomirova E.A. The question of understanding the power of the employer.
In Russian Annual book of Labor Law. University Publishing Consortium "Legal
Books." St. Petersburg, 2013.