Emerging Markets Strategist
Yury is a consultant and entrepreneur. As an independent investment consultant, he provides global asset managers, family offices and hedge funds with unique insight into investing in Emerging Markets. He has a special interest in the Russia/CIS markets. Yury is also currently launching a London-based FinTech start-up that will help institutional and retail investors tap into a global network of independent thinkers. Yury has over 10 years of experience in financial services. Prior to consulting, he spent 6 years at Pharo Management, one of the largest macro hedge funds, where he co-managed a $100mn Emerging Markets high conviction portfolio and was the lead Macro Strategist in charge of the Russia/CIS coverage.
Under his helm, the Russia/CIS region became the second biggest profit generator for the fund. Before Pharo, he served in the structuring and originations team in Noble Group’s Oil Liquids Division, working on a combined $1bn+ of energy transactions. Yury began his career at JPMorgan as a fixed income analyst. Originally from Novosibirsk, Russia, Yury has also lived in Pittsburgh, New York and London, where he is currently based. Yury received his BSc in Economics from Carnegie Mellon University, and is a proud LSE alumni where he earned his MSc in Finance and Economics, graduating with Distinction.