Konstantin has over thirteen years of experience in the financial markets in general and emerging markets in particular. He brings a holistic approach in addressing challenges facing companies operating in the emerging and frontier economies. He is responsible for launch of African practice and oversight of all Sub-Saharan African and South East Asian transactions at StratLink Africa. Previously, he was directly responsible for market entry of US and CIS based companies into sub-Saharan Africa and has been involved in a wide scope of activity focusing on emerging economies in Africa and South East Asia. He holds a Master of Science in Risk Management from Stern School of Business, New York University and Amsterdam Institute of Finance.