Graduated from Harvard Business School with Master in Business Administration in 1989. Prior to join ALTAI CAPITAL LLC in 2011 Mr. Sobel had worked as a founder and managing partner in ALFA CAPITAL PARTNERS, LTD
(Moscow) responsible for fundraising, investor relations, investment strategy and process, portfolio management, recruiting, finance and operations.
• Respected expert on Russia and Eastern Europe, with extensive relations in business, finance and government.
• Seasoned executive with strengths in strategy, finance, governance, development and crisis management.
• Veteran emerging markets private equity investor; distinguished Russian private equity investment record since 1991.
• Repeat success in manager launch and fund formation; broad investor network in US, Europe, Russia, Middle East.
• Diverse industry experience spans real estate, fitness, media, logistics, information technology, wireless communications, semiconductors, health care, oil and gas, shipping, building materials and food and beverage.
Member of the Board, American Chamber of Commerce in Russia. Member, Council on Foreign Relations (USA).