Has more than 20 years global market analytics experience (fundamental, technical and, since 2010, backtesting and behavioral-based analyses segments).
Having started his career at HSBC James Capel in London, U.K. in 1996, after completion of an express study course at Canterbury Business School at Canterbury University of Kent, U.K. as a secondee at East European Research desk and then assisted in the due diligence prior to placement of the Gazprom ADS on LSE.
Between September 1998 and November 2005 he lived and worked in the USA in various brokerage and FINRA research firms, obtained the SEC Series 7 and 63 brokerage license.
In 2009 he owned and operated equity fund MidCap Sickle and Hammer, in 2011 while working with Nord Capital he managed fully loaded Special Event investment portfolio strategy that yielded over 24% through Jan-Aug period. He is fluent in Russian and English and possess LIFA (Licensed International Financial Specialist by IRA) designation.