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Members of the xCritical Expert Board: Vladimir Gamza, Chairman of the Committee on Financial Markets and Credit Organizations of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation; Timur Aitov, Member of the Expert Council on the Usage of Cloud Computing under the Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation; Yan Art, Chief Editor of Finversia.ru, Independent Member of the NAPCA Board, Chairman of the Council of the National Association of Credit Brokers and Financial Advisers, Member of the Committee of Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) for Banks and Banking; Gil Hod, Director at Premium Holdings Ltd.

Biographical background of xCritical Expert Board members:

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Yan Art

Chief Editor of Finversia.ru, Independent Member of the NAPCA Board, Chairman of the Council of the National Association of Credit Brokers and Financial Advisers, Member of the Committee of Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) for Banks and Banking

 

Chairman of the Expert Board of xCritical. financial company, Member of the Committee of Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) for Banks and Banking and the Council for Professional Qualifications of the Financial Market, Independent Member of the NAPCA Board, Corresponding Member of the International Academy of Economics, Finance and Law (IAEFL) and International Academy of Management (IAM).

 

Graduated from Moscow State University, Faculty of Journalism. Completed a qualification course with the Financial University under the RF Government. Ph. D., the topic of the thesis is the technologies of managing the development of Russia’s regions. Author, co-author, and editor of more than 20 fiction and non-fiction books, over 2 thousand publications in mass media.

 

Honored with the award of the Association of Regional Banks of Russia (Association “Russia”) “For High Professionalism and Objectivity” (2009), the award of the Association of Russian Banks (2010), the award of the journal “Banki I Delovoy Mir” (2011). Winner of the “Golden Pen” award of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (2011 and 2018) and the All-Russia competition “Manager of the Year – 2014” in the nomination “Media”. Awarded with the Badge of Honor of Association “Russia” (2012) and Decoration “For Merit to the Banking Community” (2013).

 

yana@xcritical.com

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Timur Aitov

Born in 1962. Graduated from the St. Petersburg Polytechnic University. Candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences. Worked as Development Director at RBC Group and RAEC (Russian Association of Electronic Communications). In 2009-2010, Vice-President of the Association of Regional Banks of Russia. In 2010-2012, Executive Director of the Association of Russian Banks. In 2012-2014, Vice President of the National Payment Council Association.

 

Deputy Chairman of the Subcommittee on Payment Systems and Information Security of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Committee on Financial Markets and Credit Organizations. Director for International Development of the Association “Financial Innovations”. Member of the Expert Council on the Improvement of Legal Regulation in the Field of the Usage of Electronic Signature, created by the Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation; Member of the Expert Council on the Usage of Cloud Computing under the Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation.

 

timura@xcritical.com

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Gil Hod

Investor and a top manager. Head of private and public financial companies since 2000. MBA. Director of Premium Holdings Ltd. since 2010.

 

In 1983-1999, head of brokerage services for private and corporate clients. 

 

In 2000-2004, CEO at Pasgot Investment House.

 

In 2004-2007, CEO at Harel Finance Ltd.

 

In 2007–2008, director at Shamir Ltd., an investor and partner in the venture capital fund Pitango.

 

gilh@xcritical.com

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Vladimir Gamza

Born on August 19, 1954. Ph. D., Candidate of Legal Sciences, professor.

 

In 1973-1993, employment in the security service of the Russian Federation. In 1993-1996, head of the branch of Meregionbank, head of the development department of Avtovazbank, deputy chairman of the board of Arsenal. In 1996-2000, Chairman of the Board of Agrokhimbank.

 

In 2006-2013, President of the Institute for Security Studies, Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Russian Risk Management Society, Chairman of the Board of The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors, 1st Vice President of the Association of Regional Banks of Russia, Member of the Council of the Association of Russian Banks.

 

At the present day, Chairman of the Committee on Financial Markets and Credit Organizations of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation. Member of the Council for Professional Qualifications of the Financial Market. Member of the Expert Council of the Association of Forex Dealers. Author of over 250 publications in law, management, and banking.

 

vladimirg@xcritical.com