The WWF Arctic Programme

Elena Agarkova Belov

Senior Program Officer, WWF-US Arctic Program


Elena Agarkova Belov focuses on Arctic shipping as a senior program officer with the WWF-US Arctic Field Program team. She works closely with US and Russia staff, as well as WWFs many partners, to promote safe shipping practices in Arctic.

As an attorney Elena has worked on numerous international environmental programs concerning sustainable development and mining issues in Siberia, Mongolia, and Western U.S., spending two years on Lake Baikal as part of her work and research.

Born in Moscow, Elena earned her J.D. from Georgetown Law Center and a masters of law degree in environmental law from New York University.