Prior to joining UralSib in 2007, he held a similar position for five years with Russia’s Alfa Bank. Before that he held the position of head of research at Troika Dialog, a local investment bank, for four years. In total, he has lived and worked in Moscow since the summer of 1998.
He served two years as head of equity research in South East Asia for NatWest Markets, based in Thailand, for two years. Prior to that he was Senior Investment Manager for the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, one of the largest self-managed investment funds in the world. He held this position for seven years and was based in Abu Dhabi city.