Pavel Prass graduated with honours from Saratov State Technical University specializing in heat technology energetics. He has worked on the stock market since 1994. Before joining INFINITUM, he held senior positions in major Russian registrar and depository companies. He became head of INFINITUM in 2004. He is a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Council for Special Depository Activities of National Financial Association; member of the Board of Directors of Professional Association of Registrars, Transfer-Agents and Depositories (PARTAD). Member of the Expert Council on Collective Investment (Bank of Russia). He has 1.0; 3.0; 4.0; and 6.0 qualification certificates of financial market specialist. Pavel climbed Kilimanjaro in Africa (5895 m), Iliniza Norte in South America (5126 m) and Elbrus in Caucasus (5642 m).