| ||Cristina Morelli is currently Head of Asset Based, Transportation, Power and Banking Department at SACE’s Business Area.|
Mrs. Morelli joined SACE in 1998 as an analyst at the Project Finance Division. She has over 10 years’ experience in export, structured and project finance transactions in emerging markets, including multi-source financings. In performing her role Mrs. Morelli is responsible for the due diligence process and the negotiations of the relevant documentation with local and international parties. She has an extensive experience in asset based financing being responsible for Aircraft and Shipping in SACE for 6 years. Speaker in national and international seminars and conferences on export credit and finance matters.
Mrs. Morelli owns a degree in Political Science from the University of Rome and a Master Degree in International Law.
| ||Alexei Kechko started his work activity in Fitch Ratings in July, 2004 as an analyst in group of financial organizations. Then he was appointed as junior director. He is responsible for rating of Kazakhstani banks and CIS banks. Before working in Fitch Ratings Alexei worked in PriceWaterhouseCoopers as senior consultant in Banking Audit Department. Alexei graduated from Saint-Petersburg State University with major «World economics». Now he is a 3rd grade candidate of CFA. He is a member of ACCA (Association of certified accountants). Comments on banking sector of RK by Alexei Kechko can be seen in various Russian and Kazakhstani Media. |
Head of Treasury
ABN AMRO Bank Kazakhstan
| ||Arif is a Head of Treasury at ABN AMRO Bank Kazakhstan . His main focus are derivatives and introduction of new structured products on local market. Arif has an extensive experience in different segments of local financial market. During his career at ABN AMRO, he pioneered various financial products in local markets (like first FX Option in Kazakh tenge back in 2005). He is advising major corporates and financial institutions on risk hedging and investment solutions . Arif holds diploma with honours from Kazak-American University. |
Kussainov Sagyndyk Amankeldyevich
JSC BTA Ipoteka
| ||Kussainov Sagyndyk Amankeldyevich is born 28.07.1972, Almaty. 1994 he graduated from Kazakh State Architecture Construction Academy. He obtained his degree in engineering-construction.
1995 he graduated from Kazakh State Management Academy and obtained his degree in economics.|
1994-1995 гг. – Kazakhstan Academic Research Institute for Earthquake-proof Construction, Engineer.
1995-1997 – Astana-Automachine Ltd., Manager
1997-2000 – Kazautomachine Ltd, Executive
2000-2001 – JSC BTA Ipoteka, Front Office Head
2001-2005 – JSC BTA Ipoteka, Vice President
June, 14th 2005 was elected by Board of Directors at the position of President of the Company.
A member of International Mortgage and Real Estate Academy, Moscow
Regional Financial Center of Almaty
| ||Born in 1966 in Almaty
1988 – Мoscow state university named after M. Lomonosov. Economy department
1992 – candidate dissertation «Trade economic relations of India with industrial developed western countries in 80s»;
2004 – doctor dissertation «Post-saving system of Kazakhstan on the market of financial-banking services».
1994-1996 - National State Bank of RK, Deputy Director of Currency regulation Department, Director of International Department
1996-1998 – Almaty trade finance bank, Advisor to Chairman of the Board, Head of Commercial Department, Deputy Chairman
1998-2000 – Halyk Bank of RK, First deputy director of region branch , Head of Credir Department -Managing Director, Director of Credit Risks, Advisor to Chairman;
2000-2006 – JSC «Kazpost», Deputy Chairman, Chairman;
Since February 2006 – RFCA, Chairman. additional information :
Has number of scientific and state awards
Karl William Bach
IFC Central Asia Corporate Governance Project
| ||Before joining the IFC Project, Karl Bach worked as a privatization/corporate governance lawyer on a USAID project in Pristina, Kosovo, where he was a major developer and implementer of Kosovo’s privatization program. From 1997-2002, Mr. Bach worked as a corporate attorney for the British law firm «Denton Wilde Sapte». Mr. Bach has a law degree from Hamline University School of Law and a Finance degree from the University of Vermont. He is a New York and Connecticut qualified lawyer and is admitted to the role of solicitors in England and Wales. Presently Karl Bach is the Manager of the IFC Central Asia Corporate Governance Project. The Project is being implemented in Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyz Republic. |
Chairman of the Board of Directors
JSC "Bank TuranAlem"
| ||Was born in 1963, in South-Kazakhstan region, Lenin District, Galkino village. In 1986 he graduated from Moscow engineering and physics institute, majoring in "Theoretical Physics", with appropriate qualification of "Engineer -Physicist". In 1986, M. Ablyazov began his professional experience in The Nuclear Physics Institute, as an engineer, until 1990. From 1993 till 1997 occupied the post of the President of "Astana-Holding" Kazakh Holding Company, in 1997-1998 he worked as the President of JSC "KEGOC". From 1998 till 1999, he headed Ministry of Energy, Industry and Trade of the Republic of Kazakhstan. In June 2001, Mukhtar Ablyazov held a post of the Chairman of the Board of Directors of JSC "Temirbank", since January 2005 – the President of the Investment- Industrial Group "Eurasia". In May 2005, he was appointed as Chairman of the Board of Directors, JSC "Bank TuranAlem". |
Director, Financial Sector Research
| ||Jason joined Visor Capital's research team in January 2006 and was previously a Senior Consultant at Towers Perrin in New York doing research in the valuation and maximization of intangible assets. He also focused on derivatives and structured finance as an associate in the Global Risk Management Group at Bankers Trust and in the Financial Services Department at Arthur Andersen in New York. Jason holds a BS in mathematics from Lafayette College that included a year of study at Moscow State University and an MBA with honors from Columbia University. |
Prezident of the Global Rating Group
Генеральный General Director of the rating agency KzRating
Certified Financial Analyst (CFA)
| ||Mr. Hainsworth, a British citizen, was born in 1957 in Uganda. He graduated from Imperial College (London) in 1979.
Began studying Russian language at college. Studied Eastern European and Soviet economics (post-graduate level) at Birmingham University.
Arrived in the USSR in 1981 under a Russian language training programme. Worked as a scientific translator at the publisher “Mir”.
Began working on banking issues with international rating experts in 1992.
1996-2001 served as Moscow representative of the international rating agency Thomson Bank Watch.
In 2001 created and became General Director of the Russia-based rating agency RusRating, followed by KzRating (Kazakhstan) in 2006.
The ratings agencies set up by Richard Hainsworth in CIS countries are all members of the Global Rating group.
Hainsworth is married and has three children.
Samive Pavel Aleksandrovich
"Expert RA", Department of financial institutions ratings
| ||Born in 1981 in Moscow. Education: 1999-2005 Economic Department of Moscow State University named after Lomonosov (bachelor and master)
In 2005 entered National Institute of Business.
2002-2003 Economist in Department of complex insurance "Ingosstrah". 2003-2005 - expert of Department of insurance companies , "Expert RA" rating agency, analyst of Centre of Insurance Information. 2005-2006 December - Head of direction Banking ratings "Expert RA"
Now, Director of Department of financial institutions ratings, "Expert RA". Author of economic and financial magazines "Expert", BDM, "Atlas strahovaniya" "Bankovskoe obozrenie", "Auditor" and others. Member of expert councils of awards "Financial elite of Russia", "Golden salamandra"
Head of CEEMEA IRD Trading.
| ||Renald Sanzey has joined Calyon two years ago with a mandate to develop Interest Rate Trading in CEEMEA (Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa). Renald and his team are quoting prices and managing positions in a variety of local currency products: FX swaps, NDFs, FRAs, interest rate swaps, cross-currecny swaps and local government bonds and bills. Prior to Calyon, Renald was at Deutsche Bank London for ten years where his last two responsibilities have been Global Markets Head of Transition Europe and Global Head of Islamic Finance. |
Business Development Division
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (“HKEx”)
| ||Geoffrey TANG is the Senior Manager of Business Development Division of HKEx, responsible for developing the business of HKEx through attracting new issuers and promoting Hong Kong as an international financial center and the premier capital market. He is also the coordinator of HKEx’s training programs for the senior executives of Mainland companies listed in Hong Kong. Prior to joining the Exchange in September 2000, he worked for securities firms and an international bank. He graduated from the University of California with a Bachelor of Arts degree and obtained his Masters degree from Boston University. |
EBRD’s Financial Institutions Group
| ||Nikoloz Shurgaia is a Principal Banker at EBRD’s Financial Institutions Group in London. He has led and closed 20 transactions ranging from lending to investment in banks and non-bank financial institutions in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Azerbaijan and Georgia. Nikoloz has been in financial services industry since 1994. Before joining EBRD in 2005, he worked for ABN AMRO Bank in Moscow and United Georgian Bank in Tbilisi. Nikoloz has degrees of MBA from London Business School and MSc in Economics from Tbilisi State University. |
| ||Ian Hague co-founded Firebird in 1994 and is a lead manager of Firebird Fund, Firebird New Russia Fund, Firebird Republics Fund and Firebird Avrora Fund. He is a recognized expert on Russia who has published and lectured frequently. Ian graduated from Wesleyan University in Russian Language and Literature, has a Masters in International Policy Studies from the Monterey Institute of International Studies and did graduate work at Columbia University’s Harriman Institute. Ian serves on the boards of the Bank of Georgia (BGEO-LSE), SDM Bank (Moscow) and Global Gold (GBGD-NYSE). Ian speaks Russian and French. |
Senior Manager – International Business Development
London Stock Exchange
| ||Jon Edwards is responsible for developing the London Stock Exchange’s business in Russia. Mr. Edwards has been working to promote both Main Market and AIM to CIS companies and advisors. One aspect of his work is facilitating communication between the City investment community and the CIS countries. Mr. Edwards is a frequent traveller to Russia, Kazakhstan and Ukraine and has also organized conferences in London to promote CIS companies to the investor community in the UK.
Mr. Edwards studied at Columbia University where he received his BA degree in Russian studies and joint JD/MBA degree in business and law. He joined the London Stock Exchange in August 2003, before which he worked on private equity transactions for Incepta Ventures UK Limited, Delta Capital and BNP-Invest. Mr. Edwards has more than ten years of experience working with Russian and other CIS companies in the capital markets.
Deputy Chairman of the Management Board
JSC Kazakhstan Holding for the Management of State Assets
1981 Martin-Luther-Universitaet, Halle a. d. Saale, Germany
1983-89 Moscow State Institute for International Relations, Russia
Languages: German, Russian, English, Turkish
since July 2006 JSC Kazakhstan Holding for the Management of State Assets
1990 – June 2006 Deutsche Bank AG, thereof
1990 – 1993 Stuttgart Branch and Head Office Frankfurt am Main Traineeship & Junior Relationship Manager for Corporates
1993 – 1996 Representative Office Almaty
1996 – 1998 Deutsche Bank AG London Branch and Deutsche Banc Securities New York
Project Finance (Natural Resources)
1998 – June 2006 Head Office Frankfurt am Main Structured Trade & Export Finance
Bracewell & Giuliani, Kazakhstan
||Mr. Vojack is a Managing Partner of Bracewell & Giuliani LLP's Central Asian practice. Mr. Vojack has been in residence in Kazakhstan since July 1994.
Mr. Vojack's practice with Bracewell & Giuliani encompasses international securities transactions, joint ventures, oil and gas, and general corporate law.
Mr. Vojack has structured a number of asset backed financings for several international banks and investment banks.
His team of securities attorneys has become Kazakhstan leading issuer's counsel for most of the Eurobonds issued by Kazakhstan banks and firms.
During his residence in the Republic of Kazakhstan before he joined Bracewell & Giuliani he had been the Project Director of the USAID Securities Market Development Project and Outside Legal Counsel to the World Bank, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.
Kereibayev Dauren Zhumagalievich
Chairman of the Board
JSC "Alliance Bank"
1992–1997yy. - «Semey» Bank of Kazakh Joint-stock Commercial Agroprombank, chief programmer, chief engineer – Deputy of Information Systems Department, chief economist
1997–1999yy. - «Semipalatinsk Joint-stock City Bank» Public Corporation, engineer, Head of automation department, Head of Economic analyses management, acting as President of the bank deputy
1999y. - «Semipalatinsk Joint-stock City Bank» Public Corporation, reorganized to "Irtyshbusinessbank" Public Corporation, 1st Deputy of Branch in Semipalatinsk
2000y. - "Irtyshbusinessbank" Public Corporation , President of the Board of Directors
2002y. - "Irtyshbusinessbank" Public Corporation, Head of Financial Department
2006y. - "Alliance Bank" JSC, Vice-President
2007y. – Chairman of the Board "Alliance Bank" JSC
1992y. – Novosibirsk State University, specialization - mechanics, applied mathematics
1998y. – Kazakh State Management Academy, specialization - finance and credit
Member of Board of Directors
JSC "Bank TuranAlem", Kazakhstan
|| Was born in 1963, in town Nizhnyi Tagyl, Sverdlovskaya oblast, Russia. In 1985 Kolpakov K.A. graduated from Kazakh State University with honors, majoring in "Jurisprudence", with appropriate specialization of "Lawyer", candidate of juridical science. In 1988-1991 he worked in Kazakh State University at the Chair of State Law And Soviet Construction of Juridical department. In 1991 he was in the Public service, working in Supreme Council of Republic as Head of Legislation, juridical examination and analysis division until 1992. From 1992 to 1994 he worked as Head of Vice-president’s Republic Secretariat. In 1994-1995 Kolpakov was Personal Representative of President of Republic Kazakhstan in the Kazakhstani Parliament. In 1995 he was appointed Minister of Justice of Republic of Kazakhstan and held this position until 1997. In 1998 Kolpakov began working in banking and till 2000 he worked at OJSC "Caspian Bank", first as Vice- Chairman of the Executive Board, then as Chairman of the Board of Directors. In 2000-2002 he occupied the post of Vice- Chairman of National Bank of Republic Kazakhstan. During the period of 2002-2005 he worked in OJSC "Bank Petrocommerce" where he held the post of Advisor to the Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Senior Vice-Chairman. In 2005 he was appointed Vice- Chairman of the Executive Board of JSC "Narodnyi Bank of Kazakhstan". Since 2005 he was appointed Vice- Chairman of the Executive Board of JSC "Bank TuranAlem". From 2006 up to the present he has been a Member of the Board of Directors of JSC "Bank TuranAlem".
JSC Bank TuranAlem, Kazakhstan
|| Was born in 1965, in Almaty. In 1987 he graduated from Kazakh State Polytechnic Institute, majoring in "Metallurgy of base metals". In 1995 he graduated from Kazakh Institute of Management Economy and Prognosis (KIMEP) majoring in "Banking and Finance", MBA. From 1987 till 1991 he carried out scientific activity at the Institute of Metallurgy and Enrichment of KazSSR Academy of Science. Since 1991 till 1992 he worked as specialist in Kazakh Foreign Economic consortium at Ministry of Foreign Economic Affairs of KazSSR. During the period 1992-1996 he worked as Representative of Canadian Expert Service CESO. From 1996 till 1998 he was Representative of International Financial Corporation. During the period of 1998-1999 he was appointed Chairman of Committee, which transformed at a later time into the Agency of Economy Planning of Republic of Kazakhstan. In 2000-2004 R. Solodchenko became Representative of World Bank in Kazakhstan. Since 2004 to 2005 he occupied the position of Head of ING Bank in Almaty. Mr. Solodchenko has been working at JSC Bank TuranAlem since June 2005, starting in the position of Adviseor to the Chairman of the Executive Board of JSC "Bank TuranAlem", and then from October 2005 till September 2006 he was Financial Director. From September 2006 to February 2007 he occupied a post of Vice-Chairman of the Executive Board at JSC "Bank TuranAlem". Since February 2007 Mr. Solodchenko is Chairman of the Executive Board at JSC "Bank TuranAlem".
Head of Financial Institutions & Sovereign
||Vice President & Head of Financial Institutions & Sovereigns Department in charge of C.I.S. Baltic Countries, Sothern Africa, Middle-East incl. Iran and Turkey. Joined RZB in 1998, prior to that Chief Representative based in Vienna for Sumitomo Bank Ltd., Tokio and its subsidiaries to cover the Austrian and CEE market. Prior to that assignment he held senior positions with a Vienna based asset management company and Creditanstalt Vienna.
Susan Hindle Barone
||Susan Hindle Barone is responsible for Origination and Investor Marketing in the Short Term Products Group at Credit Suisse in London.
Susan has worked in the ECP market for 9 years and has been instrumental in pioneering the development of the asset-backed sector of the market. She has worked with many of the leading investors and issuers in the market, seeking to expand understanding of the ABCP product in the investor base and advising issuers on their optimal strategy for the market. Most recently she has represented the ECP market in dialogue with the European Commission and other bodies regarding the on-going changes in the regulations which govern European money funds.
Susan has an MA in Engineering Science form Oxford University and an MBA from London Business School.
Yong Hoon Roh
CIS Region, Shinhan Bank
||Yong Hoon Roh was born in 1964, Seoul, Korea. Served in military service (1987~1990) at Korean Air Force as a first lieutenant.
Education: 1983.3~1987.2 - Yonsei University / B.A in Business Administration, Seoul, Korea
1995.6~1995.12 - On the Job Training at Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Chicago, USA
Working activity: 1990~1993 - Associate / Local Branch / Seoul, Korea. Trade Finance, Retail & Corporate Loan.
1993~1997.3 - Manager / International Department / Seoul, Korea. Treasury, Strategy, Foreign Currency Dealing, Money Market.
1997.4~2001.3 - Manager / New York Branch / New York, USA. Treasury, Strategy, Risk Management, General Affairs.
2001.4~2005.8 - VP / Treasury Department / Seoul Korea. Head of Foreign Currency Funding Desk. Bond(Senior, Sub, Hybrid), Syndicated Loan origination.
2005.8~2006.12 - Senior VP / New Bank Department / Seoul, Korea. Legal & IT integration of Shinhan and Chohung Bank. Post Merger Integration Management.
2007.1~2007.4 - Team Head / Value Innovation Department / Seoul, Korea. Blue Ocean Strategy, Design Management.
2007.5~ Present - Project Director / CIS Region / Seoul, Korea. In charge of business relationship with Kazakhstan
Emerging Markets Fixed-Income Trading in Europe
||Marcin Wiszniewski is a Co-Head of Emerging Markets Fixed-Income Trading in Europe at Morgan Stanley. He primarily focuses on trading, structuring business in CIS. Previously, he ran Central and Eastern European fixed-income strategy group for Morgan Stanley. Marcin obtained MA from Poznan University of Economics (Poland) and was a scholar at Bard College in NY.
Senior Vice President
||Alastair Graham joined Moody’s in early 1999 and is now Senior Vice President. Based in London, he is responsible for training operations around the world.Prior to joining the company, Alastair was the founder and Managing Director of BPP Training & Consultancy for eight years in London and Amsterdam.His banking career began in 1971 with Lloyds as a Management Trainee. Six years later, he joined United Dominions Trust as a Corporate Credit Executive and after three years became the Head of Corporate Lending at Girobank where he developed a substantial asset book and credit department with seven regional centres. He was a member of the Bank’s Credit Committee for lending, treasury and capital markets.Alastair has worked with banks and financial institutions around the world designing and developing training solutions. Recently he has worked with a major global bank on a project to adopt new methods and tools used in the credit process and training to understand capital measurement and allocation methodologies.He has contributed to many publications on credit analysis including two series of leading distance learning workbooks used by banks in many parts of the world and now translated into a number of languages.In addition to his training engagements he speaks regularly on conferences covering topics including, business development, credit risk and management.Alastair is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in the UK.
Bakhmutova Yelena Leonidovna
Agency for Regulation and Supervision of the Financial Market and Financial Organizations of the Republic of Kazakhstan
||Born on February 27, 1962 in Rostov-on-Don. Graduated from the Institute of the National Economy with a degree in economics in 1983.
1983 – senior engineer of KSMK-1 trust of Alma-Ataselstroy # 7.
September 1984 - September 1989 – an economist of the Research Institute of Economic Planning and Standards under the State Planning Committee of Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic.
September 1989 - February 1991 – a senior economist of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
February 1991 – May 1992 – an economist in Yelimay movie economic board.
1993 – 2001 – a leading economist, chief economist of the Finance Ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan in charge of various divisions of the Finance Ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
April 2001 – Vice Minister of Labor and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
2002 – 2003 – headed different divisions of the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
2004 – to date – a Deputy Chair of the Agency for Regulation and Supervision of the Financial Market and Financial Organizations of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Awards: Kazakhstan Tauyelsizdigine 10 Zhyl (2001), certificate of honor of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2002), medal Kazakhstan Konstitutsiyasyna 10 Zhyl (2005).
Married, has a son.
Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board
Managing Director (Projects)
||Graduated from Kazakh Institute of Agriculture. PhD (Economics). In 1999-2001 – First Vice-Minister of Finance of the RK, 2001-2002 - Vice-Minister of Internal Affairs, 2002-2003 – First Vice-Minister of Finance, 2003-2004 – Deputy Chairman of the National Bank of Kazakhstan, 2004-2006 – Chairman of Agency for Regulation and Oversight of Financial Oragnizations of the RK. On June 16, 2006 he was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board of the EDB.
Sagadiyev Kenzhegali Abenovich
Finance and Budget Committee of the Majilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan
||Chairman of the Finance and Budget Committee of the Majilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Member of the Majilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, party list.
Born on February 18, 1938 in Zhangeldy District of Kostanay Oblast. Ethnic origin is Kazakh. Sagadiyev received a diploma in economics from Kazakh State University named after Kirov; post-graduate studies in Plekhanov Moscow Institute of the National Economy. Doctor of economics, professor, member of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan, member of New York Academy of Sciences, member of Pakistan Academy of Sciences. Honored worker of science and technology of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Awards: the Red Banner of Labor, Order of Friendship of Peoples, Parasat Order, Medal Kazakstannyn Yenbek Sinirgen Gylym Zhane Tekhnika Kayratkery.
Before election to the Parliament, Sagadiyev was a Prescient of the University of International Business, Almaty City.
Member of the parliamentary group of Otan nation-wide political party
Deputy Secretary General of the Eurasian Economic Community (EURASEC)
||Doctor of Economic Sciences, Professor. In 1971 graduated from the Alma-Ata Institute for People’s Economy, and in 1975 - Moscow State University named after Lomonosov (MSU) as a post-graduate student. In the year 2001 got a PhD in Economics. In 1975-1987 worked in the Scientific Research Economic Institute (SREI) under the State Plan of Kazakh SSR. Since November 1992 worked as a Deputy Head of the Department of CIS at the Kazakh President’s Apparatus and Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
In July 1994 approved by the presidents of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan as a First Chairman of the Interstate Council Executive Committee of CAEC (Central Asian Economic Community) in rang of minister. – Authorized Representative of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Executive Committee of the Interstate Council of CAEC.
Since February 2002 – Counselor of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, National Coordinator of the Central Asian Cooperation Organization (CACO). At the present time Mr. Primbetov is a Deputy Secretary General of the Eurasian Economic Community (EURASEC). He has a diplomatic rang of the Envoy Extraordinary Plenipotentiary of the Second Class. He is conferred by Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and the USA.
Mr. Primbetov is an honorary member of the International Academy of the business leaders and administration (USA). Present member of the “Eurasia” International Economic Academy, member of the editorial office of several Russian and Kazakh journals. Took part in the work of international conferences, forums, and seminars in Germany, India, Poland, Russia, USA. He has more than 50 scientific works published in Russian, English, and German. Author of the book “Central Asia on the eve of the 21st century: Realities and Prospects of Economic Integration”, and, in the process of edition – “Central Asia in Conditions of Globalization”.
Financial Institutions with Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB)
||Harun Kapetanovic is Regional Manager, Financial Institutions with Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) covering Americas, Europe and CIS & Russia. He joined DIB in October 2004 with initial responsibility for equity related transactions. During the period he has executed some of DIB's landmark transactions. He joined DIB from Islamic Development Bank (IDB), where, as a Financial Engineering Officer, was a primarily responsible for IDB's resource mobilization efforts but also has led asset management, private equity and project finance transactions. Prior to his career with IDB, Harun was with the World Bank office in Sarajevo responsible for privatization of banking sector. Prior to that he was responsible for developing national capital markets infrastructure as Finance Consultant with East West Management Institute in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. In addition to his professional career, he has also thought senior financial subjects at the College of Business Administration (CBA) in Jeddah, KSA. Currently Harun also serves at the Audit Board of Bosna Bank International (BBI), the only Islamic bank in the South East Europe. As a Chevening Scholar, Harun holds MSc in International Securities, Investments and Banking from ICMA Centre, UK.
Global Head of Marketing
||Stephen Kingham joined ABN AMRO Bank NV in January 2003 and is currently Global Head of Marketing and Origination for Fund Linked Derivatives. Within this role he covers fund linked structured products across a wide range of alternative and traditional investment styles including hedge fund and fund of hedge fund portfolios, FX (as an asset class) and FX Multi-Manager solutions, Commodity, SRI & ECO solutions, Private Equity & Venture Capital linked structures as well as a range of traditional fixed income and equity linked products.
Prior to joining ABN AMRO, Stephen spent four years at Zurich Capital Markets UK in the role of Vice President, responsible for marketing and structuring products linked to ZCM’s innovative hedge fund platform.
Stephen began his career at Prudential Portfolio Managers in 1985 where he traded Gilt repo and UK Equity lending, before going on to manage the International stock loan trading desks globally for both Prudential and Mellon Bank N.A.