Robert has a proven track-record of running, growing and turning around financial businesses. Following an 18-year career at Goldman Sachs, where he built several of its investment management businesses, Robert is now a Director of Pace Holdings Corp, a TPG backed company. He is also a Founder of Global Tower Solutions and a Director of UK Agricultural Finance.
Simeon is Executive Director of the Financial Markets Group at the London School of Economics, as well as his role at EG Capital Advisors. From 2009 to 2013 he was Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance in the Government of Boyko Borisov. Before that, Simeon was Chief Economist of the Finance and Private Sector Vice-Presidency of the World Bank.
Alexander was instrumental in the establishment of EG Capital Advisors and its Emerging Markets Corporate High Yield investment strategy, which he managed at inception. He has extensive experience in investment management, credit analysis and risk evaluation. Alexander's previous roles include Managing Director of O1 Group, Head of Analytics and Portfolio Manager for the Multi-Family Office Department of Alfa Capital, Economist and Financial Supervision Specialist in the Risk Assessment Group at SDM Bank.
Igor Mints has been responsible for developing and overseeing EG Capital Advisors private equity and venture capital portfolio as well as the EG LifeSciences Fund I. He previously held roles of Managing Director for international investments at ICT, a Russian investment company with holdings in public companies including London-listed Polymetal, as well as Managing Director for Corporate Finance and M&A of O1 Group. From 2013 to 2015, he was Chairman of the Board of Directors of Peruvian telecoms operator Olo del Peru. He currently sits on the Board of United Wagon Company and Future Financial Group.
Michael has previously spent over eight years as a Managing Director in the Markets Division at Citigroup in London. During that time, he built a successful solutions business with multiple regional teams across all asset classes — credit, equity, commodities, hybrids and funds. Before Citigroup, Michael worked for Lehman Brothers and Nomura International where he set up and developed the Emerging Markets businesses within the EMEA region.
Stephen has worked in the financial industry for over 37 years in London, New York and Tokyo. During his 20 years with Mercury Asset Management, he led and started multiple asset management businesses, including latterly being CEO of an activist asset manager.
Avril is responsible for compliance and regulatory issues. Originally an engineer, she built an award-winning private Wealth Management business, which was sold in 2009. Since then, Avril has held numerous positions as advisor, turnaround expert, Non-Executive Director, and Chairman in a wide variety of sectors.