Since 2009, he has taken various management positions in large holding companies including branches of the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development and Mars Capital.
Between 2016 and 2018, Ivan supervised Russian business in Finstar Holding, where he transferred from Quadriga Capital, a large investment fund. During that time, he also managed the Department of Financial Products and Services in SUN LION SDN BHD (Malaysia).
In 2018, Ivan took the position of CEO in SMSFINANCE Group.
Ivan Merinov takes part in the development of a new Masters Programme in the School of Economics at Novosibirsk State University.
In 2006, Mr. Merinov graduated from Moscow Engineering Physics Institute. In 2016, he graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology majoring in Financial Technologies.
Minister of North Caucasus Affairs of the Russian Federation (until 21.01.2020)