Sergey Solonin was born on November 28, 1973 in Moscow. Currently he holds positions of CEO of The FinTech Association, co-head of the working group FINNET (Agency for Strategic Initiatives), CEO of QIWI Group. Mr. Solonin has been actively participating in the financial and technological development of Russia, occupying key positions in organizations whose activities are aimed at creating and maintaining a high-tech environment for the functioning of business and government institutions.
Also his activity focuses on the development of new educational initiatives and institutions in Russia, providing systematic investment support for federal projects in the development of modern alternative education. For example, Mr. Solonin is a co-investor of the Creative Thinking School of ICRA, the British Higher School of Design, the Moscow Film School, the School of computer technologies Scream School, the MARCH Architectural School, and the founder of the Center for the Promotion of Innovations in Education. Education: 1996 Finance University under the Government of the Russian Federation, majoring in Finance and Credit. 2012 certificate of completion of the Stanford Executive Program. Career: 1998 Chairman of the Board of Directors, shareholder of the Investment and Banking Group «Russian Investment Club». 2004 to present shareholder, member of the Board of Directors of QIWI Group. 2012 to present CEO of QIWI Group, shareholder. 2017 to present General Director of the FinTech Association.
He is married with 5 children.