Mikhail Znamensky

Wealth Management Head, Citi Russia

Mikhail started his career with Citi in December 2011 as Citigold Private Client Investment Portfolio Councilor. In that role, Mikhail was constantly delivering exceptional quality of investment advice and remarkable wealth management service to Citi‘s most significant private banking clients. His strong client focus and vast knowledge of investment products helped him to progress to a role of Investment Products Head in 2014 and Investment Products & Advisory Head in 2015. Since June 2018, the scope of Mikhail’s direct responsibilities was extended to cover Retail Wealth Management function entirely.

Under Mikhail’s close supervision, Citi Russia team developed and successfully rolled out unique wealth solutions platform and investment advisory framework for private clients with the greatest focus on NPS and competitive edge leading to local investment portfolio growth on constant YOY basis. In the course of 2014-2018, Citi Wealth Management team has implemented a number of initiatives focused on effective client engagement, front line controls enhancements and advancement of sales practices and investment products.

Mikhail has a first class degree in Finance & Investments at the City University of New York Zicklin School of Business, Marketing Degree from Baltic State Academy and began his professional career in the financial industry working for the New York based Wealth Management Boutique Laidlaw PLC in the role of Investment Product Analyst.