Vladimir Potapov

CEO, VTB Capital Investments; Senior Vice President, VTB Bank

Vladimir Potapov heads a single platform of VTB Group investment products. The business unit VTB Capital Investments was established on 1 January 2018 to integrate VTB Capital Investment Management – the largest Russian asset management arm serving local and international investors, VTB Bank Brokerage Department – provider of retail brokerage services, VTB Capital Broker – provider of brokerage services tailored to institutional clients, and VTB Forex – provider of retail FX services. The total assets under management in VTB Capital Investments exceed RUB 1.7 trillion. Vladimir is responsible for strategic and operational development.

In July 2010 Vladimir joined VTB Capital Investment Management as the Global Head of the Portfolio Management business. He assumed his role of CEO, VTB Capital Investment Management in 2013. Under his guidance total assets under management have risen to more than RUB 836 billion as of April 2019. His work has enabled VTB Capital Investment Management to take first place among Russian asset managers in Expert RA’s 1Q2019 rating. Before joining the firm, he worked for more than seven years at Troika Dialog as a partner and lead portfolio manager.

Vladimir received his MBA with honours from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Prior to this, he graduated with honours from the Higher School of Economics in Moscow and the People’s University of China in Beijing. He is a CFA charter holder and is FFMS 1.0, 5.0 certified. Vladimir is a certified coach at the International NeuroLeadership Institute.