CEO, RUSNANO Capital
Irina Rapoport currently holds the position of RUSNANO Capital LLC CEO, which represents the first international fund of RUSNANO, OJSC – RUSNANO Capital AG registered in Switzerland in January 2010. The principal task of the Fund is to attract not only Russian but foreign capital to the Russian innovative economy as well.
Irina Rapoport performs overall management and control over day-to-day operations of the Company, determines RUSNANO Capital LLC strategy within the framework of priority investment area into high tech and nanotechnologies, coordinates investment projects implementation, monitors major deals closing processes.
Before RUSNANO Capital Irina worked as Managing director at Renaissance Asset Management, one of the Renaissance Capital Group subsidiary companies. Irina was responsible for a portfolio of major clients, with total amount under management of about $ 800 million. She took part in Management Company business set-up, responsible for establishment and development of relations with major individual and institutional investors, deal with individual investment strategies development.
Graduated from New York University, New-York, USA (1991); Bachelor of Science of Finance. Received MBA in Finance in the University of San Francisco, USA (1993).