Graduated in 2014 specialising in Management. He got a double degree at MGIMO and Nancy Business School in France and became a master in International Management. After graduation, he studied Urban Management and Development at the Institute of Urbanism at the University of Erasmus in Rotterdam, the Netherlands (IHS, Erasmus University), received a Master of Science (MSc) diploma, defended his thesis on "The influence of the creative class on socio-spatial transformation of former industrial in Moscow" (from 2008 to 2017). In 2015, together with partners, he founded Bash Today, which is a service that helps people book venues for their events. In 2019, Efim Kolodkin was included in the rating of General Director magazine.