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MOSCOW| CERBA Cocktail Brief with Chris Weafer: "Russia's long-term business and investment outlook"

  • 25 May 2017
  • 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM
  • Deloitte CIS (2nd floor, 5 Lesnaya St., Building "B", Moscow)


Dear CERBA Members and Friends,

We are happy to invite you to 

Cocktail Brief with Chris Weafer, Senior Partner at Macro-Advisory Ltd., and the top rated Russian markets strategist:

"Russia's long-term business and investment outlook"

Date: Thursday, May 25, 2017

Start Time: 18:30

Venue: Deloitte CIS (2nd floor, 5 Lesnaya St., Building "B", Moscow)

Admission: Complimentary, CERBA Members will have a priority due to a limited space

RSVP: [email protected]

Space is limited! We strongly encourage you to register in advance. In your registration request, please provide your Name , Job Title, Company and contact Phone number.

Program :

18:00 - 18:30: Guest arrival and registration

18:30 – 19:30: Speakers

  • Welcome words from Nathan Hunt, CERBA Moscow Founder and Chairman
  • Welcome words from Ian Colebourne, CEO, Deloitte CIS
  • “Russia's long-term business and investment outlook” by  Chris Weafer, Senior Partner, Macro-Advisory Ltd

19:30 - 19:45 Q&A

19:45 - 20:45 Networking reception hosted by Deloitte CIS

Special thank you to Deloitte CIS for sponsoring and hosting the event!

BIO: Christopher J. Weafer

Born and educated in Ireland, Christopher (Chris) has over 36 years of experience in emerging and frontier markets, including 18 in Russia/CIS

Voted best Russia/CIS investment strategist for 2013-14 in separate polls carried out by Thomson Reuters Extel and Institutional Investor magazine, and in 2016 Chris was voted the top Russia Policy Forecaster by Focus Economics

Previously served as Chief Strategist at Sberbank – CIB (Russia’s largest bank), as well as with both Uralsib Financial Corporation and Alfa Bank. First role in Russia was Head of Research with Troika Dialog in 1998

Prior to moving to Russia, Chris worked as Head of Research for NatWest Markets in Bangkok, Thailand, during the Asian financial crisis of 1997-98

Served as Senior Investment Manager at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds, based in Abu Dhabi, UAE

Author of a wide variety of published articles about Russia, Central Asia, and macro and energy trends. Widely quoted in the international financial press and appears regularly on BBC, CNN International, CNBC, and Bloomberg