"The Russian Direct Investment Fund and the Sputnik V vaccine"
RDIF CEO Kirill Dmitriev (HBS MBA00)
Wednesday, April 28th at 8pm AEST / 10 AM (WET)
The Harvard Club of Portugal is pleased to invite other Club members to an exclusive Expert Talk with Kirill Dmitriev (HBS MBA00), CEO of Russia´s sovereign wealth fund - RDIF. Mr. Dmitriev will share about RDIF activities and, in particular, about the journey to finance and develop Russsia´s COVID-19 vaccine - the SPUTNIK V which is now authorised in 60 countries with a total population of over 3 billion people.
Mr. Kirill Dmitriev heads the Russian Direct Investment Fund - one of the world's leading sovereign funds with a reserved capital of $10 billion under management. RDIF was established in 2011 on the initiative of the President of the Russian Federation. In all transactions, RDIF acts as a co-investor alongside major international investors, playing the role of a catalyst in attracting direct investment into Russia.
Prior to becoming CEO of RDIF in 2011, Kirill Dmitriev headed a number of large private equity funds and completed a series of landmark transactions for Russia. Mr. Dmitriev began his career at Goldman Sachs and McKinsey & Company.
In 2011 he was the only Russian representative on the list of ‘100 most influential private equity professionals of the decade’; in 2009 he was selected by the World Economic Forum as a ‘Young Global Leader’. He holds a BA in Economics with Honors and Distinction from Stanford University and an MBA with High Distinction (Baker Scholar) from the Harvard Business School.
By the decree of the President of the Russian Federation, Mr Dmitriev was awarded the Order of Alexander Nevsky and the Order of Honour for his valuable contribution to international investment projects and the socio-economic development of Russia.
This talk is free.
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Looking forward to seeing you all!
President - Harvard Club of Portugal