Mr. Voskresenskiy oversees a
multitude of activities to ensure performance of the Ministry's
functions, including coordination and control of Departments for
Investment Policy and Development of State/Private Partnership,
Department for State Governance of Tariffs, Infrastructural Reforms
and Efficient Energy Use.
Vladislav Baumgertner has been Chief Executive Officer of the
combined company since its creation in 2011. He graduated from the
Urals Engineering University in 1994, majoring in Electric Power
Station management. He earned an MBA degree from Kingston Business
School in 2000, and obtained a University of London MSc degree in
Financial Management in 2003.
Managing Partner, Head of the Russia Practice,
Laura M. Brank, the head of Dechert's Russia Practice, has been
acting for domestic and multinational clients on matters throughout
Russia and the CIS since 1995, supervising major local and
cross-border M&A, joint venture, and syndicated, corporate, and
project finance transactions. She is listed as a leading lawyer in
Russia for corporate/M&A, banking and finance, and mining by
Senior Vice President, Government Relations, International Relations,
Richard's on-going engagements
include: Support Staff for the High Level Panel Independent Review
on Fiduciary Controls and Oversight Mechanisms of the Geneva,
Switzerland based Global Fund, for AIDS/TB/Malaria; the Special
Assistant (Contractor position at TeAM Inc.) to the Director of the
U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Military Health System (MHS)
Cyberinfrastructure Services (MCiS) Organization. He is one
of a four-member "Red Team" in charge of a 62-person group that
provides program-management support to DoD/MHS/MCiS, which manages
the communications and computing infrastructure for the U.S.
Military's Health Services (MHS); and finally he remains active as
a Board member of various charitable organizations, including Youth
Impact Program and Water for Children Africa.
John T. Connor, Jr. is the founder
and portfolio manager of the Third Millennium Russia Fund (TMRFX),
a U.S., S.E.C.-registered mutual fund focusing on the equities of
public companies in Russiaand other CIS countries. In 2003 and
2006, he was ranked No.1 Portfolio Manager in the U.S.by the annual
Barron's/Value Line survey. In 2004, the Wall Street Journal ranked
him as the fifth best Overall Fund Manager in the U.S. He is the
author of Out of the Red, Investment and
Capitalism in Russia (John Wiley & Sons 2008).
Executive Vice President and Co-Head of U.S. Listings and Cash Execution,
Mr. Cutler is responsible for the
NYSE listing business globally. He manages the Exchange's
relationship with over 2100 companies listed at the NYSE in Canada,
Latin America, United States and China. He is also responsible for
the Exchange's relationship with the Investment Banking, Private
Equity, Venture Capital, and Legal Communities to attract new
listings. In addition, Mr. Cutler oversees the Capital
Markets business including, Initial Public Offerings for operating
companies, Structured Products, Closed-End Funds, and REITs listing
on the NYSE or NYSE Amex. He also heads the Exchanges
efforts in director education and corporate governance.
Mr. Dobkin is the cofounder, CEO
and President of EPAM Systems. Under his direction EPAM has grown
to become one of the world's leading software development
outsourcing services companies.
Steve Filipov is President,
Developing Markets and Strategic Accounts, reporting directly to
the Chairman and CEO of Terex Corporation. Mr. Filipov has been
with Terex for more than 16 years in management positions of
increasing scope and responsibility, including sales, marketing,
general management and production. Mr. Filipov
was named President, Developing Markets and Strategic
Accounts, inJanuary 2008 to lead the company's global efforts to
increase sales, distribution, and local manufacturing efforts in
emerging nations. For most of his career with Terex, he has worked
outside of theUnited States.
Steven Geiger is the COO of
Skolkovo Foundation, the Russian government's strategic program for
innovation and technology headed by Russian President Dmitry
Medvedev. Skolkovo is actively creating a world-class environment
to drive economic growth through technology entrepreneurism,
R&D, and integration of Russian science and technology into
Mr. Goldstein is based in London within the International
Listings, at NYSE Euronext. He is responsible for developing
NYSE Euronext's business in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and CIS.
The International Listings team helps potential listed companies
and their advisers to make an informed decision on NYSE Euronext
and makes introductions to the American and European based
community of investors in order to facilitate an effective listing
Ross Goodhart is a Principal at Siguler Guff & Company, a
global private equity firm which manages over $9.0 billion in
assets on behalf of corporate and state pension plans, university
endowments, sovereign wealth funds and other financial
institutions. The firm's investment funds target several
specialized areas, with a strong presence in the large emerging
markets of the BRICs economies (Brazil, Russia, India and
Chief Financial Officer, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board, and a Member of the Board of Directors,
Mark Gyetvay is the Chief Financial
Officer and Deputy Chairman of the Management Board as well as a
Member of the Board of Directors of OAO
NOVATEK. Mr. Gyetvay serves on the Board of
Director's Strategy and Investment Committee (Chairman.) Prior
to joining NOVATEK in June 2003, Mr. Gyetvay was an audit partner
in the Global Energy, Mining and Utilities practice of
PricewaterhouseCoopers based in Moscow responsible for providing
overall project management, financial and operational
Vasily Ignatiev has been working at CJSC "R-Pharm" since 2008.
He served as Director, Business Development and now as CEO. He
spent five years at the Russian headquarters of the international
pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca at the positions of Marketing
Director, Sales and Marketing Director, National Sales
In December 2010 Peter Koob joined
Basic Element Group as Vice-Chairman responsible for the machinery
and construction sectors. From 2002 to 2010 he served as Executive
Vice-President for Corporate Development in Magna International
Evgeny Kornilov has been
RUSAL's CFO since October 2010. He is responsible for the financial
planning, auditing and preparation of financial reports and the
execution of the company's investment programs.
Between 2007 and 2010, Evgeny Kornilov worked in X5 Retail
Group N.V., where he started as Deputy CFO in 2007 and in 2008 took
up the role of the company's Chief Financial Officer.
Joe Krider is Vice President, Developing Markets for Terex
Corporation (NYSE:TEX), a manufacturer of capital equipment for the
construction and infrastructure sectors. He leads the company's
efforts driving greater penetration into developing markets, with a
specific focus on Russia/CIS. From 2006 - 2009 Joe served in
Moscow as President, Russia & CIS for Terex. He was the
company's executive officer leading Terex's $200mm business in the
territory, having grown it from a base of $33mm in 2006. Among his
responsibilities, Joe focused on pursuing partnerships that extend
Terex's distribution and manufacturing capabilities in this key
region, culminating in the May 2011 Joint Venture agreement with
Russia's GAZ Group.
M. Kuczma, Jr.
Joined Van Eck in January 2004 as fund administratorfor
Currently serves as investment analyst for Van Eck Emerging Markets
Fund and Van Eck Worldwide Insurance Trust's Worldwide Emerging
Markets Fund, where he specializes in Latin America and Emerging
Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions.
Stuart Lawson is currently Executive Director and Senior
Adviser for Ernst & Young responsible for developing the firm's
market and client presence and for coordinating with government
initiatives. For the past two years he has been a visiting lecturer
at the Skolkovo School of Management, Moscow where he wrote and
then taught the risks module for the MBA program. 2008-2010, Mr
Lawson was CEO HSBC Russia. He has been closely involved in the
evolution of Russian banking,
Executive vice-president for finance and corporate development,
Oleg Lobanov was born on 10 October 1965 in Moscow. Graduated
from Physics Department of the Moscow State University on 1989. He
worked in banking business from 1995 to 1999 on various management
positions in Inkombank, National Reserve Bank, Rosbank. Oleg worked
in JSC "Vympelcom" from 1999 to 2002 being responsible for
planning, budgeting and management reporting.
Private Equity and M&A professional, Board Member for ASC Group, Board Member of Rusgrain Holding, ,
Pierre Louvrier is a
Private Equity and M&A professional who has specialized in the
mid market for 15 years. Aside from being a Board Member of
Rusgrain Holding (Bloomberg Code: RUGR
RU,Reuters Code: RUGRI.RTS), he is a Board Member for ASC
Group, Russia's #5 Car Distributor and has stakes in 17 companies
across Europe (including in CIS country) whose take-over he
originated and structured. He also worked in an advisory capacity
with Arthur D. Little, Accenture and, recently, as an Associate
Director with KPMG Corporate Finance in Moscow. He studied Law and
Economics at University of Louvain in Belgium, and has an FSSM from
London Business School.
founder and managing member of Marks & Sokolov, LLC, Bruce
Marks has earned an international reputation as an expert on
commercial legal matters between the West and the former Soviet
Union. He is known for his skilled trial advocacy work in both U.S.
and foreign jurisdictions and for his seasoned negotiating skills
in transactional matters. Bruce has successfully represented
Western, Russian, and Ukrainian clients in commercial, professional
malpractice, lender liability, securities
Graham Marshall has been involved in the Russian and CIS equity
markets since their earliest days in a number of banking and
broking roles. At The Bank of New York Mellon, Graham leads a team
responsible for the development of the bank's depositary receipt
business throughout Russia and the CIS, where the bank is fortunate
to have built up a prestigious client base in recent years.
Alastair is a member of the Natural Resources Group and co-head
Global Energy Investment Banking. He joined Goldman Sachs as a
partner in 2010. Prior to joining the firm, Alastair worked at
Morgan Stanley, where he was most recently head of the European
energy investment banking business from 2008 to 2010. From 2001 to
2010, he was a managing director in the Energy Group in London.
Anthony Moro is Managing Director
and Head of Emerging Markets for BNY Mellon's Depositary Receipt
Division. Since joining the Company in 1996, Anthony has been
based in New York and London and has held a number of leadership
roles in marketing, business development and relationship
management; focusing primarily on emerging markets in Europe, the
Middle East, Africa and the Americas.
Aide to the General Director (CEO) of JSC Tatneft on Corporate Finance Issues,
Vasily Mozgovoi is Aide to the
General Director (CEO) of JSC Tatneft on Corporate Finance Issues.
He is also a member of the Board of Directors of TANECO, a
subsidiary of Tatneft responsible for the construction and
operation of a new refinery in Nizhnekamsk, Tatarstan. Mr. Mozgovoi
is responsible for corporate finance policy of Tatneft, including
raising financing for the company's projects and coordination of
investor relations activities. Prior to his current position Mr.
Mozgovoi was Deputy General Counsel for International Issues of JSC
Dana Novakovic is the Managing Director of LB Capital, London,
an M&A and advisory house focusing on Energy and Resources
sectors. Having started M&A advisory career as an
Associate M&A Energy with Lehman Brothers in New York, Dana
moved with the Bank to London in 2001. In her M&A roles
over the past 10 years, she has acted as advisor to British
Petroleum on the sale of petrochemical assets in USA, UK and
Germany, Project Director to Électricité de France on North Sea
mandates, and similar. On the following capital markets deals
she has served on the advisory teams advising ROSNEFT on its $10.4
billion IPO in June 2006, advising Russian gas producer NOVATEK on
its IPO in July 2005; and other IPOs.
Michael O'Flynn is a Managing
Director and Global Head of Business Development for UFG Asset
Management, responsible for fundraising and partnerships across all
asset classes (private equity, real estate, agriculture, and debt
& equity marketable alternatives). He is based in Boston
and travels to Russia often. He is an
expert in Russian and Japanese financial markets.
Chris Osborne is CEO of
Troika Dialog USA. With over 15 years of international
experience in consulting, finance and government, Osborne has
worked with corporate, asset management and government clients
in a number of roles in New
York, Moscow and Washington. During his six years
in Moscow, Osborne held positions in the U.S. State Department
and in investment banking with Troika Dialog,
where he advised strategic investors on the acquisition of
Crispin Osborne is a Managing
Director and Head of Investment Banking for the CEEMEA region
(which includes Russia and CIS) at Barclays Capital, based in
London. Mr. Osborne joined Barclays Capital in June 2010.
Prior to this he was CEO of Education Media and Publishing Group
International (EMPGI) since 2008, a portfolio company jointly owned
by the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Group and a Private Equity
Dr. Michael G.
Michael G. Palfreyman is a
seasoned leader in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries
with over 35 years experience. He has been an invited speaker and
chairperson for a number of international and national conferences,
is co-inventor on 35 issued US patents, 3 pending patents and
co-author of over 150 scientific articles and book chapters. Dr.
Palfreyman is currently Head, Translational R&D at ChemDiv,
Inc. as well as Senior Scientific Advisor for Vitruvean,
Ellen Pinchuk is the Director of
International Projects for Mikhailov and Partners, a leading
strategic communications agency in Russia. She hails from Los
Angeles, California, but has been based in Moscow since 1991.
For many years, she was a television reporter for Canadian
Television (CTV) and then Bloomberg News. She had the
opportunity to cover a wide range of stories, from politics to
business, from culture to science. She twice interviewed
Vladimir Putin, and sat down with other senior figures
Viatcheslav Pivovarov has
15 years of investment and financial experience with leading
international institutions. During the global crisis
Viatcheslav Pivovarov was the Advisor to the Minister of Economic
Development of Russia focusing on diversification and growth
initiatives, including the Russian Direct Investment Fund. Mr
Pivovarov moved to Russia from Citigroup in New York where he was
Vice President of the Global Partnering,
Dr. Valeria Povolotsky has more
than 15 years experience in Drug Development and over 10 years in
Global Business Development, involving Licensing operations,
M&A, and Venture investments. Having academic education in
Science, Master degree in Biological Chemistry and Ph.D in Clinical
Pharmacology, Dr. Povolotsky was involved in the development of 14
drugs, which are currently on the markets in different countries;
she served as an R&D Head of two biotech companies in Israel,
Lean-Ex and Modus Biological Membranes,
Mr. Rodzianko joined METROPOL IFC as CEO of Investment
banking business in November 2010, he is also responsible for the
company's operations in London, Tokyo and Cyprus as well as capital
raising for its international projects. Previously he headed
onshore private banking of Credit Suisse Group. During his
work amount of actives in Credit Suisse has grown from zero to
billion dollars and Mr. Rodzianko has entered into the five of the
largest Russian players in private banking services.
Managing Director, Head of Russia Equity Research,
Mikhail Seleznev has covered the Russian metals and
mining sector since 1999. He has been focusing on a broad range of
sub-industries, including steel, base and precious metals and
fertilizers. Since joining Citi in 2005, Mikhail led
Citi's research effort on a number of important IPOs including
Severstal, TMK and Uralkali. This
year, Mikhail participated in the IPO of Phosagro.
In November 2010, Sergei
joined Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange as VP Client Relations.
Currently, and within a new integrated Exchange, he will covering
Primary Markets and Foreign Investor Relationship.
Birger Steen is the CEO of
Parallels, the world's leading enabler of cloud computing services.
Birger started his professional career in 1992 as an oil trader at
Norwegian Oil Trading, where he opened the company's first office
in the former Soviet Union. He joined McKinsey & Company in
Norway in 1993. In 1996, he left McKinsey in to join his favorite
client Schibsted ASA, a European media group, as Vice President of
Josh Tulgan is the Director,
Investor Relations, Acting Director, Corporate Finance for
OJSC 'Mobile TeleSystems' (MTS). In this capacity, he serves
as the Company's investor relations officer, managing all external
relations with analysts and investors, while overseeing MTS' equity
programs. Josh joined MTS in June 2006, and under his
leadership, MTS has been recognized by Thomson/Extel Survey as the
Best Company in Russia for Investor Relations in Telecommunications
in 2007 and 2008.
Bob Turner was born and raised in
Queens, NY and despite opportunities to live elsewhere, has
remained a lifelong resident of the 9th district he now
represents. NY-9th district is very diverse and has a
large population of Russian speaking citizens. He has been happily
married to his wife Peggy for 46 years, has five children and 13
Ed Verona was appointed President and CEO of the U.S.-Russia
Business Council on June 1, 2008. Prior to that position, he was
Vice President of ExxonMobil Russia, Inc., based in Moscow. Mr.
Verona began his professional career in 1980 as a Special
Representative for mining and petroleum equipment manufacturer
Ingersoll-Rand, based in La Paz, Bolivia (1981-4), Quito, Ecuador
(1984-5) and Miami, Florida (1985-6).
James D. Wolfensohn is Chairman of Wolfensohn & Company,
LLC, a private investment firm and an advisor to corporations and
governments. Sir James became Chairman of Citi International
Advisory Board on April 18, 2006. He is also advisor to
Citi's senior management on global strategy and on international
Diederik Zandstra is the Head of International Listings at NYSE
Euronext and responsible for listings on NYSE Euronext markets for
issuers from Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Prior to
joining NYSE Euronext in September 2009, he worked in investment
banking for Renaissance Capital, Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse.
Diederik holds an MSc from the London School of Economics.
Dmitry Borisovich Zimin was born on April 28, 1933 in Moscow.
His father, Boris Nikolaevich Zimin, a research associate at Bauman
State Technical University, was persecuted for political reasons
and was sent to a Soviet penal labour camp in 1935. His mother
worked as a typist. Predecessors of Dmitry Zimin are famous for
making a project of and building the Moscow water supply system, as
well as founding the silk-weaving industry in the Moscow suburbs -
Drezna and Orekhovo-Zuevo; at the beginning of XX century, one of
them (Sergei Zimin) established a private opera theater.