About Us
The Board
Robert Suss
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 Djankov
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 Mints
Member of the Group Advisory Board
A Member of the Group Advisory Board, Alexander has been instrumental in the development of the Group’s business and managed the fixed income strategy portfolio until 2014. Previously, Alexander held various positions at Alfa Capital, a leading Moscow-based investment company, including Head of Analytics for Multi-Family Offices, and Multi-Family Office Senior Analyst. Alexander was also Financial Supervision Specialist, and Banking Transactions Monitoring Specialist and Economist in the Risk Assessment Group at SDM Bank, a privately owned Russian bank, backed by the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). Alexander holds an MSc in Economics from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations.
Igor Mints
Member of the Group Advisory Board
Igor is a Member of the Group Advisory Board and has played a critical role in the evolution of the Group’s Private Equity and Public Equity businesses. Previously, Igor was a Managing Director in charge of the international investments division at IST Group, a Russian investment company with holdings in several public companies including London-listed Polymetal, and United Wagon Group, the largest manufacturer of railway rolling stock in the CIS. He has served as Chairman of Olo del Peru, a Latin American internet services company and is currently on the Board of UWC and FG «Future». Igor holds an MSc in Economics from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations.
Michael Kasumov
CEO, Member of the EG Capital Advisors UK Board of Directors
Michael joined EG Capital Advisors at the beginning of 2017 as CEO and Member of the Board of Directors. He plays a leading role in directing the Group’s product launches, business development and expansion into markets worldwide. Before joining EG Capital Advisors, Michael 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 Cohen
Member of the EG Capital Advisors UK Board of Directors
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 Millar
Head of Corporate Governance and Compliance, Member of the EG Capital Advisors UK Board of Directors
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.