Igor Zinkov is a third-year rabbinic student at Leo Baeck College in London. Originally from Chelyabinsk, Russia, he was a service leader for the local Reform community. He achieved a degree in engineering and worked in business before beginning his journey to the rabbinate with studies in Moscow and Jerusalem. Igor has extensive experience in youth work in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine and has worked with organisations including Netzer, Birthright, and the Jewish Agency. He currently works as a rabbinic intern at Westminster Synagogue.