Chief Financial Officer, Ruspetro
Mr. Reed was appointed as chief financial officer of the Company on 1 December 2011. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Reed was a private equity and M&A advisor and investor based in Moscow. Mr. Reed has worked in Russia on the origination, trading, and research of equity and equity derivatives, distressed debt, and debt derivatives since 1995. Mr. Reed was an advisor to VR Capital, a distressed-debt hedge fund from 2001 to 2007, and Raven Russia, a Russian real estate investment company from 2005 to 2007. He has advised and invested in several private companies in Russia, including Gold’s Gym Moscow, Rising Star Media — Russia’s largest multiplex cinema chain, and C6 Capital, an alternative energy and emissions developer.
Mr. Reed graduated from the University of Southern California with a BA in Humanities with an emphasis in Philosophy and a minor in Finance.