- Educated in the UK and Russia
- More than 26 years of experience in Banking (Capital Markets and Investment Banking), primarily in the German and Austrian financial environment
- Previously Co-Head of Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities for Germany and Austria at UBS AG, London and Head of FI for Germany and Austria at VTB Captial, London
- Former Board Member of Morgan Stanley Bank AG, Frankfurt: Responsible for the Fixed Income and Equity in Frankfurt. Held a position as Head of Debt
- Capital Markets at Morgan Stanley in Frankfurt.
- Previously Head of Interest Rate Derivative Distribution for Germany and Austria in Goldman Sachs International plc, London and Frankfurt
- Fluent in English and German, conversant in Russian and French