- Dr. Andrew MorozovMember of the Advisory Board – USA/ RussiaDr. Andrew MorozovMember of the Advisory Board – USA/ Russia
Dr. Andrew Morozov is a Managing Director of Amhurst Capital Partners, a New York-based private investment firm. His activities as alternative investment manager are based on extensive experience in the fields of private equity investing, corporate management, entrepreneurship, and management consulting in the US and across Europe. Dr. Morozov spends most of his time working on investing in innovative technology projects around the globe.
Dr. Morozov earned a Ph.D. degree in Physics from Moscow Institute of Technology and Physics and an M.B.A. degree in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
- Emad Y. Al-MonayeaMember of the Advisory Board – KuwaitEmad Y. Al-MonayeaMember of the Advisory Board – Kuwait
Al Al-Monayea is the Board Director and CEO of Kuwait Finance House Investment Co (previously Liquidity Management House).
Emad has more than 32 years of experience in investment and corporate finance, in government and private sectors. Emad joined Kuwait Finance House, Kuwait (KFH) in 1999 as the Deputy Director of the Direct Investment Department, the private equity arm of KFH. In 2004 he was appointed to head the International Investment Department of KFH, responsible for international corporate finance, debt capital markets products and investment banking services. During his tenure at the International Investment Department, Emad and his team succeeded in structuring and arranging number of international landmark transactions and won various international awards for KFH in the Islamic corporate finance and investment banking arena.
In 2008, KFH entrusted him to establish Liquidity Management House (now KFHIC) with the mandate to evolve as an international sukuk house in addition to its international corporate finance activities.
Before joining KFH, Emad was with Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA), the investment arm of the Government of Kuwait, for 15 years. During that time he was instrumental in setting up the Direct Investment Department of KIA.
Emad is a frequent speaker at leading international conferences, and is a key contributor to the development of Islamic capital market industry. Emad holds a BSc degree from Kuwait University and has completed the Executive Finance program of INSEAD, France and the Strategies for Effective Negotiation, Persuasion and Decision-Making program by Harvard University, USA.
- Lukas Graf Blucher von WahlstattMember of the Advisory Board – Munich, GermanyLukas Graf Blucher von WahlstattMember of the Advisory Board – Munich, Germany
Count Blücher is a successful business angel with investments in Europe, the U.S.A. and Canada. His expertise stems from his activities as a turn around manager in the ’80s for SMEs in IT and Med Tech. He has successfully in the past and to date still maintains managerial responsibilities for the majority of his investments.
Dipl. Ing. Lukas Graf Blücher holds a degree in electrical engineering after studying electrical engineering and semiconductor physics.
- Murat CetinkayaMember of the Advisory Board - Ankara, TurkeyMurat CetinkayaMember of the Advisory Board - Ankara, Turkey
Mr. Murat Cetinkaya is the former Governor of Central Bank of Republic of Turkey. He has been a member of top-level economic policy-making platforms in Turkey, such as Financial Stability and Development Committee and an active participant in several international organizations and in high-level policy-making groups. He was the official representative of Turkey in G-20. He actively contributed to the works of Financial Stability Board and Bank for International Settlement. Prior to his appointment as Governor, Mr. Cetinkaya was Deputy Governor in the Bank between 2012 and 2016. During this term, he had been a member of Monetary Policy Committee.
Before joining Central Bank, Mr. Cetinkaya served in banking industry, working in areas of treasury, international banking, investment banking and investor relations. He started his career at Albaraka Turkish Participation Bank and worked in treasury and international banking departments. He then joined T. Halk Bankası A.S. and served as Executive Vice President responsible for international banking and investor relations. He was Executive Vice President in Kuwait Turkish Participation Bank from 2008 to 2012.
Mr. Cetinkaya studied Political Science and International Relations, with a double major in Sociology, at Boğaziçi (Bosphorus) University.
- Stefan VolkMember of the Advisory Board – Munich, GermanyStefan VolkMember of the Advisory Board – Munich, Germany
Mr. Volk has 30 years of professional experience in corporate and structured finance, capital markets, private equity and financial advisory. Mr. Volk is Managing Partner & CEO at MCP Munich Capital Partners, a Corporate and Structured Finance company. Prior engagements include Managing Partner of Hannover Leasing, a market leader in structured finance and closed-end funds in Germany, and CIO and CFO of Gerling Insurance Group. He also held positions on the Supervisory Board and Investment Committee of Odewald & Compagnie as well as with Deutsche Beteiligungs AG, both major German private equity companies. Further he was with BNP Paribas in charge of Financial Institutions Business and at UBS in London and Frankfurt. At Dresdner Bank Stefan Volk was Head of Market Research & Structured Finance Department and instrumental in setting up the EUREX Stock Exchange.
Mr. Volk began his career as a business consultant at Roland Berger, before he moved into banking. At Prudential Securities he became a derivative specialist. He worked in New York, London and Munich and was admitted to the NYC and Chicago Stock Exchanges.
Stefan Volk studied law at the University of Munich.