Vladimir Potapov

Chief Executive Officer, VTB Capital Investment Management

Vladimir Potapov assumed his current role in 2013. He is responsible for the strategic and operational development of VTB Capital Investment Management, one of the key business divisions of VTB Capital, VTB Group’s investment business.

In July 2010 Vladimir joined VTB Capital Investment Management as the Global Head of Portfolio Management business. Under his guidance total assets under management have risen to more than 330 bln rubles. His efforts have enabled VTB Capital Investment Management to rank among the top asset management businesses in Russia.

In a ranking by Kommersant and the Association of Managers “Top 1000 Russian Managers” Vladimir ranked first place among senior managers of financial asset management companies. Vladimir received a "Reputation 2015" award for the nomination "Contributing to the development of the industry of collective investments”. In 2014 Vladimir received the Financial Elite Russia award for his contribution to developing the Russian asset management market.

Vladimir received his MBA with honors from the Chicago Booth School of Business. Prior to this, he graduated with honors from the Higher School of Economics in Moscow and the Peoples’ University of China in Beijing. He is a CFA charter holder and is FFMS 1.0, 5.0 certified.

Vladimir plays an important role in the development of the Russian financial market and business community. He is a member of Young Presidents’ Organization, the world’s premier peer network of chief executives and business leaders, a member of the Exchange Council of the Moscow Exchange, Chairman of the Collective Investments Market Committee of the Moscow Exchange, a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Institutional Investors, a member of the Board of Directors of the National League of Management Companies, a Board Member of CFA Association (Russia), and a member of the Committee on Large Companies with State Ownership and Development Institutions at the Expert Council of the Federal Agency for the Management of State Property.