In 2012, Vadim Kukava was offered the position of Executive Directorof the Association of leading global innovative pharmaceutical companies, InPharma. During this time, the Association has become a key player in the Russian pharmaceutical market, collaborating with government bodies to develop balanced regulations of the industry for the benefit of Russian patents.

From 2006 to 2012, Vadim worked in leading international companies that produce consumer goods, in positions connected to public/GR relations and policy affairs. During this time, Vadim participated in discussions on key legislation in the sphere of regulating the tobacco and medical industries, collaborated with representatives of the Russian and European scientific communities, and played an active role in the work of industrial associations, including on the Board. In addition, Vadim was responsible for creating and developing a division for public and regulatory affairs.

From 2004 to 2006, he worked as a consultant at the Federal Agency for State Property Administration(Rosimuschestvo). Vadim was responsible for implementing the full range of powers of ownership related to property within the forestry and chemical industry owned by the Russian Federation.

In 2003, he graduated from the Faculty of Law of the International University in Moscow.