Vadim Makhov

Partner, Member of Investment Committee, Fjord Capital Partners

Vadim Makhov is a Partner and Member of the Investment Committee at Fjord Capital Partners Ltd. He has acquired considerable practical experience while working in various senior positions at Severstal, Russia’s largest steel producer, where he progressed from Deputy Manager of the Economic Research Laboratory to Chairman of the Strategy Committee on the Board of Directors.

Among the various assignments undertaken by Mr. Makhov during his 15 year stint at Severstal, he was responsible for the restructuring of Severstal’s assets in the United States and Western Europe. During his tenure as Deputy Director General for Business Strategy and Development, he was engaged in development and implementation of strategy, advancement and growth of new business segments and initiated numerous projects, including creation and development of the Corporate University at Severstal.

Mr. Makhov has graduated with honors from the S. Ordzhonikidze State Academy of Management , where he received a PhD in Economics. He also holds an MBA from Northumbria University’s Newcastle Business School.