Vladimir Potapov heads a single platform of VTB Group investment products. The business unit VTB Capital Investments was established on 1 January 2018 to combine the largest Russian asset management arm serving local and international investors – VTB Capital Investment Management; VTB brokerage department, which services retail investors, VTB Capital Brokerage – provider of brokerage services to institutional clients; and VTB Forex – provider of retail FX services. Total assets under management in VTB Capital Investments exceeded RUB 1,2 trillion. Vladimir is responsible for strategic and operational development.
In July 2010 Vladimir joined VTB Capital Investment Management as the Global Head of Portfolio Management business. He assumed his role of Chief Executive Officer, VTB Capital Investment Management in 2013. Under his guidance total assets under management have risen to more than RUB 709 billion as of August 2018. His efforts have enabled VTB Capital Investment Management to take a lead in largest Russian asset managers in Expert RA’s 2017 rating.
Before joining the firm, he worked for more than seven years at Troika Dialog as a partner and lead portfolio manager. There he participated in the active development of the asset management business, pushing it to become a leader on the Russian market.
Vladimir received his MBA with honors from the Chicago Booth School of Business. Prior to this, he graduated with honors from the Higher School of Economics in Moscow and the Peoples’ University of China in Beijing. He is a CFA charter holder and is FFMS 1.0, 5.0 certified. Vladimir is a certified coach of the International NeuroLeadership Institute.
Minister of North Caucasus Affairs of the Russian Federation