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MOSCOW | PARTNER EVENT: RussiaTALK Investment Forum by RBCC

  • 01 Nov 2018
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation (6, Ilyinka str.)

Dear CERBA Members and Partners,

We would like to inform you about the upcoming event, organized by CERBA Partner  the Russo-British Chamber of Commerce (RBCC), RussiaTALK Investment Forum 2018, that will take place on November 1 at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation (6, Ilyinka str.). This year the participation in the forum is free-of-charge. If you are interested in participating, please contact the organizers directly using the contact information at the bottom of the announcement. Please see below the official event announcement by RBCC.

Best regards,

CERBA Moscow office

RBCC in Russia is holding a flagship RussiaTALK Investment Forum on November 1 at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation (6, Ilyinka str.). Forum's headline is “Making the Future Real”.

RBCC RussiaTALK Forum 2018 will take place in Moscow. Every year the Forum brings together leading figures in the Russo-British business community. Two Sessions with the speakers from various sectors will cover the most important and actual topics.


  • 09:00 – 10:00 Registration
  • 10:00 – 10:30 Welcome addresses

Moderator: Alf Torrents, Executive Director, RBCC 

  1. Sergei Katyrin, President, RF CCI
  2. His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent, RBCC Patron
  3. Dr Laurie Bristow CMG, Her Majesty’s Ambassador, British Embassy
  • 10:30 – 10:50 Blitz-interview 
  1. Arkady Dvorkovich, Co-chairman of the Council, Skolkovo Innovation Center
  2. Roger Munnings, Chairman, RBCC
  • 10:45 – 12:00 Session 1: Global Perspectives and Synergy with the UK for growth in the future 

Moderator: Charles Hendry, President, RBCC Advisory Council 
Despite the difficult economic environment, the business flows between Russia and Britain remain important drivers for both counties. What are the prospects for both the short and medium term and how can companies navigate the current environment to maximize their opportunities whilst avoiding pitfalls? 

Confirmed Speakers:

  1. David Campbell, President, BP
  2. Alex De Valukhoff, Managing Director, Aggreko
  3. Laura Brank, Head of Russia practice, Dechert
  4. Oleg Dubyanskij, General Manager, GSK

• 12:00 – 12:30 Coffee Break 
• 12:30 – 13:45 Session 2: What drives success in the challenging times?

Moderator: Stuart Lawson, Representative of the Management Board, RBCC 
Focusing at company level, what lessons can be drawn from the success stories of British companies who have grown their Russian operations? What type of management is best suited for the environment and what is their experience of localisation both of management and manufacturing? 

Confirmed Speakers: 

  1. Malachy McAlister, CEO, HSBC
  2. David Holden, Chief Commercial Officer, Orange
  3. Ulf Schneider, Managing Partner & Founder, SCHNEIDER GROUP
  4. Marat Atnashev, Dean, SKOLKOVO Moscow School of Management
  5. Eugene Kadushin, Co-founder, Partner, Trout&Partners
  6. Alexei Ivanov, Partner, EY

• 13:45 – 15:00 Lunch 

The RBCC RussiaTALK Investment Forum 2018 is complimentary for CERBA Members.

Please send your early registration (before 25th October 2018) to the Forum to [email protected] specifying your name, company, position, and contact details or call 8 495 961 21 60.