Julia joined Platina Partners in 2013 and is an Investment Manager. Prior to that, she worked at E.C.Elbrus Capital, an investor in CIS public equities. There she led the spinning off of the fund from the previous owner and setting up a new institutional investment management company. She also actively participated in the portfolio management including the coverage of some distressed positions. Prior to that, Julia was a research analyst in a hedge fund managed by Polar Capital with a focus on Eastern Europe and Turkey. She covered multiple sectors including energy, utilities, agriculture, banks etc. She holds a Masters in Finance from the London Business School and a BSc in International Economic from Kyiv National Economic University.