Kate has plenty of experience with financial markets and hedge funds. She and I caught up in St. Petersburb on the day Russia kicked Spain out of the World Cup on a thrilling penalty shoot out. We discussed financial markets and how anyone can transfer their skills to work in crypto.
Kate has close to 20 years of diverse business experience with leading financial institutions in the USA, Russia, UK, EU and HK. She is Business Development Partner with background in Investment Management, Investor Relations, Finance and Lifestyle.
She is co-founder of the Blockchain Development Technology Group (Russia), a member of The Financial Markets Association ACI Russia and a member of IDACB ICO Advisory Board. She also is a co-founder of Wine Alchemy, a venture uniting wine industry with entertainment, travels and consumer goods.
She has successfully established a global network and long-term relationships with institutional investors, hedge funds, private equity funds.
Through her career in finance, Kate held several executive positions, including Director of International Sales and Trading at MDM Bank and Senior VP Equity Sales at Glitnir Securities, was an International Equity Sales at AGCO and, earlier buy-side analyst at Rudman Capital.
Prior to her career in finance, Kate was a part of Deloitte practice in New York and managed Data Analysis department for fast-growing US telecom company TelX. In 2009, she founded a NY-based advisory boutique firm Galatea Capital Advisors LLC focusing on cross-border transactions.
Kate holds MBA in Finance and Operations, from University of Rochester (USA) and MS and BS in Applied Mathematics from Lomonosov Moscow State University (Russia).