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OUR TEAM

Expertise meets experience.

Key personnel biographies.

Our firm's passion and knowledge of the markets has been built over long and varied careers.

ATANAS BOSTANDJIEV

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Atanas is the founder, Chief Executive and Senior Investment Officer at Gemcorp and a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. He is a former Partner at Goldman Sachs and most recently the UK and International CEO of VTB Capital. Prior to this, he was a Managing Director at Merrill Lynch.

PARVOLETA SHTEREVA

HEAD OF INVESTMENTS

Parvoleta is responsible for the firm’s investment portfolio as well as execution and management of investments. She is also a member of the Investment Committee. Parvoleta has spent most of her career managing credit portfolios for Black River Asset Management and Goldman Sachs. She has 24 years of experience across Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

NICOLAS RABEAU

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER AND CHIEF RISK OFFICER

Nicolas is responsible for overseeing the firm’s operational and control functions, including risk management. He previously spent 16 years at Merrill Lynch and then BAML, as Global Co-Head of Rates and Currency Structured Trading. He was also involved in the management of counterparty credit, funding and collateral for Global Rates and Currency Trading. Nicolas holds a PhD in financial mathematics from Imperial College, London.

TUE SANDO

GENERAL COUNSEL AND CHIEF COMPLIANCE OFFICER

Tue is responsible for the legal and compliance functions of the firm and is a member of the Investment Committee. He spent most of his career at Merrill Lynch. Previously, he was a finance lawyer at Hogan Lovells and Reed Smith. He is a dual-qualified solicitor (England and Wales, Denmark).

SARAH WALTON

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Sarah is a member of the investment Committee. She is a chartered accountant and spent 14 years at Goldman Sachs in a number of financial reporting and controller roles, including Controller for the European Special Situations Group and most recently in Goldman Sachs Asset Management as Head of U.S. Hedge Fund and Mutual Fund Controllers. In her latest role, she led a team of 40 people responsible for $250 billion of assets under management.

FELIPE BERLINER

HEAD OF STRUCTURING

Felipe is responsible for the firm’s structuring team. He is a member of the Investment Committee. He has spent most of his career at Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs within the Emerging Markets Structuring team. Most recently he was at VTB Capital working on financing companies, financial institutions and sovereigns in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, Eastern Europe and Asia. Before his banking career, he worked as a capital markets, M&A and project finance lawyer. He holds a Law degree from Universidade Candido Mendes and an MBA from INSEAD.

NORMAN HAY

EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN AT KINGBIRD COMMODITIES

Norman has 40 years of experience in the commodity markets. He is a former Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President at Cargill International S.A. He also served as a Platform Leader of Cargill for Energy, Ocean, Transport and Global Biofuels, Ethanol/Biodiesel. He has covered every aspect of global origination, trading, risk management and corporate management of all grains, softs, energy, byproducts and processing divisions.