Kirill Dmitriev

Managing Director of the Russian Direct Investment Fund JSC, Member of the Board of Directors

Born on 12 April 1975.

CEO, Russian Direct Investment Fund Management Company

Before taking over the Russian Direct Investment Fund in 2011, Mr. Dmitriev headed major direct investment funds and facilitated a number of landmark transactions for Russia, including the sale of Delta Bank to GE, Delta Credit to Société Générale, and STS Media shares to Fidelity Investments, among others. He began his career at Goldman Sachs and McKinsey & Company.

Mr. Dmitriev is Deputy Chairman of the Investment Council under the Chairman of the State Duma of the Russian Federation and Vice President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs. He is also a member of the BRICS and APEC business councils and was included in the list of Young Global Leaders of the World Economic Forum. He is a member of the boards of directors of Rostelecom, Gazprombank, MD Medical Group “Mother and Child”, and Russian Railways. Mr. Dmitriev is also a member of the boards of trustees of the Mariinsky Theatre and Lomonosov Moscow State University.

In 2011, Mr. Dmitriev became Russia’s only representative in the 100 Most Influential People in the Private Equity for the 10-year period (Private Equity International). He has a bachelor’s degree with honours in Economics from Stanford University and an MBA with honours (Baker Scholar) from Harvard Business School.