Private Investor: Russia & CIS

Leading wealth-management conference helping Russian HNWIs to achieve investment goals in a rapidly changing world

11 - 12 December 2017

The Waldorf Hilton, London

Gregg Robins, Managing Director, Private Investment Management (CH), Formerly Head of UBS Russia
Gregg Robins

Managing Director

Private Investment Management (CH), Formerly Head of UBS Russia

Gary Nuttall, International Expert in Blockchain, Distlytics - Blockchain Analytics
Gary Nuttall

International Expert in Blockchain

Distlytics - Blockchain Analytics

Roland Nash, Senior Partner and Chief Investment Strategist, Verno Capital
Roland Nash

Senior Partner and Chief Investment Strategist

Verno Capital

Evgenia Tyurikova, Head of Private Banking, Sberbank
Evgenia Tyurikova

Head of Private Banking


Mikhail (Misha) Zelman, Restaurateur, Founder, Burger & Lobster, Goodmans, Beast and Zelman Meats
Mikhail (Misha) Zelman

Restaurateur, Founder

Burger & Lobster, Goodmans, Beast and Zelman Meats

Sergei Moiseyev, Managing Partner, Unicorn Capital Partners, Moscow
Sergei Moiseyev

Managing Partner

Unicorn Capital Partners, Moscow

Andrey Pozhitkov, Head of Business Development, UFG Wealth Management
Andrey Pozhitkov

Head of Business Development

UFG Wealth Management

Thomas Adshead, Director of Research, Macro Advisory
Thomas Adshead

Director of Research

Macro Advisory

Anastasia Soldatova, SVP, Wealth Management Head, CITI Bank
Anastasia Soldatova

SVP, Wealth Management Head


Phanos Theophanous, Managing Director, Private Bank, Barclays
Phanos Theophanous

Managing Director, Private Bank


Grigory Sedov, Partner, Deputy CEO for Private Clients, ATON Russia
Grigory Sedov

Partner, Deputy CEO for Private Clients

ATON Russia

Oleg Mikhailov, Director, M&P Private Service Group, Russia
Oleg Mikhailov


M&P Private Service Group, Russia

Andrey Zaytsev, Head of Private Banking, East-West United Bank
Andrey Zaytsev

Head of Private Banking

East-West United Bank

Karen Aslanian, Executive Vice President, Lombard Odier, Zurich, Switzerland
Karen Aslanian

Executive Vice President

Lombard Odier, Zurich, Switzerland

Aljona Sakharova, CEO, Main Partner AG, Switzerland
Aljona Sakharova


Main Partner AG, Switzerland

Kirill Nikolaev, Managing Partner, NICA Multi Family Office
Kirill Nikolaev

Managing Partner

NICA Multi Family Office

Charles Ioas, Managing Partner, NICA Multi Family Office
Charles Ioas

Managing Partner

NICA Multi Family Office

Mark Estcourt, Founder & CEO, Cavendish Family Office
Mark Estcourt

Founder & CEO

Cavendish Family Office

Svetlana Ryabokon, Managing Partner and Co-Founder, Elgin
Svetlana Ryabokon

Managing Partner and Co-Founder


Andrew Terry, Partner, Withers LLP, London
Andrew Terry


Withers LLP, London

Maxim Alekseyev, Senior Partner, ALRUD Law Firm
Maxim Alekseyev

Senior Partner

ALRUD Law Firm

Jean-Philippe Chetcuti, Managing Partner, Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates, Malta | Cyprus | London | Zurich
Jean-Philippe Chetcuti

Managing Partner

Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates, Malta | Cyprus | London | Zurich

Anthony Corbett, Partner, Lucrum Wealth Partners
Anthony Corbett


Lucrum Wealth Partners

Danilo Lacmanovic, Director, Regency Project Management
Danilo Lacmanovic


Regency Project Management

Yuri Emelin, Co-founder and Senior Partner, FP Wealth Solutions
Yuri Emelin

Co-founder and Senior Partner

FP Wealth Solutions

Andrei Ivanov, Partner, Investment Advisory, CFA, LEON Family Office, Russia
Andrei Ivanov

Partner, Investment Advisory, CFA

LEON Family Office, Russia

Anton Storozhenko, Partner, Spencer Stuart
Anton Storozhenko


Spencer Stuart

Elina Karjalainen, CEO , Jetflite OY
Elina Karjalainen


Jetflite OY

Jan Lindholm, Sales Director, Jetflite OY
Jan Lindholm

Sales Director

Jetflite OY

Kyler James, Vice President, Government Affairs and Chief Economist, CMB Regional Centers
Kyler James

Vice President, Government Affairs and Chief Economist

CMB Regional Centers

Speaker confirmations for 2017


Private Investor: Russia & CIS Forum 2017


Keynote speech - Gregg Robins

Gregg Robins, MD, Private Investment Management Switzerland, and formerly Head of UBS Russia

Gregg will discuss how profiles, needs and interests of Russian wealthy clients are changing over time He will also speak about structuring of client assets, liquidity needs, geographies and 2nd generation issues


Keynote speech - Taste of Success

Mikhail (Misha) Zelman 
Restaurateur & Founder
Burger & Lobster, Goodmans, Beast and Zelman Meats

Mikhail Zelman is one the most successful British restaurateurs with unique level of expertise who has developed a steak culture in Russia, created over 20 successful restaurant concepts in Moscow, London, New York and Europe and now Mikhail offers the wealth of knowledge and experience in restaurant business with the main focus on meat. Mikhail is also the founder and manager of the Mikhail Zelman’s School of Success for restaurateurs and chefs in London and New York.

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Key topics

  • Focus on investing in alternatives asset classes and private equity
  • New: investing in CRYPTOCURRENCIES. Pros and cons
  • Main changes in 2017 & 2018: Private bankers & wealth managers discuss changes and possible solutions for their clients
  • Today's portrait of Russian Private investors + case studies of investments
  • Update on Russia: CFC rules, CURRENCY REGULATIONS and other important laws in practice
  • Transparency and international information exchange - New rules: will banking, private wealth management and fiduciary services have to change?
  • Structured business networking: with Russian family offices and private bankers
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Unique event in London about investments & businesses of successful individuals & families from Russia & CIS


40+ high profile speakers including many FAMILY OFFICES & VIP ENTREPRENEURS

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Unparalleled networking opportunities and 140+ attendees annually

Materials from our partners

CMB’s Grand Celebration of EB-5 Limited Partners with Return of Capital (Immigration to the USA Through Investment)


CMB Regional centers (Immigration to the USA Through Investment). Overview of Successful Employment of EB-5 >>


Download our 2017 conference brochure with draft programme & speakers

Companies regularly attending the conference:

Arendt & Medernach
Axioma Wealth Management
Baker Tilly
Banque de Luxembourg
Banque Privee Edmond de Rothschild
Corner Banca
Credit Andorra
Delin Capital
EFG Private Bank
Embassy of the Russian Federation
Enso Ventures
Equiom - Jersey
First Names Group
Guernsey International Finance Centre

Henley & Partners
ING Luxembourg 
J. Safra Sarasin Bank
Jersey Finance
Jordans Trust Company
Julius Baer Wealth Management
Kalido Private Office
Knight Frank
LGT Bank Schweiz
Littleton Chambers
LMG Lighthouse Trust
Lombard Odier
Lucrum Wealth Partners
Machlin Oracle
New Alternative Investments
NICA Multi Family Office
NR Group
Oracle Capital Group

Quilter Cheviot
Rigensis Bank
Rothschild Trust - Schwitzerland
Salient Group
Sberbank of Russia
Seed Mentors
SG Hambros Bank
Skolkovo Wealth Transformation Centre
Talis Capital
Treadstone Partners
Tungsten Capital Advisors
UBS Wealth
UFG Wealth Management
United International Management
Unius Learning
Verdict Financial
Verno Capital
Withers LLP
... and many others

Press coverage in 2016:

Kommersant UK: read the article

Russian Gap: read the article


FinBuzz: read the article


Rutage: read the article


RBC: read the article

We thank everyone for making yet another event in our series such a success! 

140+ delegates from
Russia, UK, Switzerland, Cyprus, Malta, Singapore, Greece, Ukraine, Luxembourg, Azerbaijan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Monaco and more participated. They included family offices and private investors

High quality panel sessions, unlike rival events, and good networking opportunities

Christopher Kinley

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An excellent gathering of experienced wealth professionals

Anthony Corbett, 

Lucrum Wealth Partners. Read more reviews

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Contact conference management:


Alex Petric
Content Director
T +44 20 8004 5697
M +44 77 6654 OO19

London, 14 Grays Inn Road, WC1X 8HN


Eugene Andrus
GR & Corporate Relations Director
T +44 20 8004 5702
M +44 7434 373783, also on WhatsApp

London, 14 Grays Inn Road, WC1X 8HN


Taissia Chinina-Kelly
Wealth Management Portfolio Partner
T +44 20 8004 5692

London, 14 Grays Inn Road, WC1X 8HN


Olga Voirin
Head of Marketing
T +7 495 232 4060 #31009



Igor Alpatov
Delegate Sales Manager
T +44 20 7112 8783
London, 14 Grays Inn Road, WC1X 8HNK


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Konstantin Sumarokov
Delegate Sales Manager
T +44 20 7112 8783
London, 14 Grays Inn Road, WC1X 8HNK