Mr. Gerasymenko has developed his international business career through senior finance management, strategy and business development assignments, running operations for multinationals and international developers in energy/power, mining/metals and FMCG on four continents. In the past ten years, Mr. Gerasymenko has been focusing on power/infrastructure projects in emerging markets, having developed a 2,000 MW multi-asset portfolio of power plants and integrated energy facilities (some of them – one-of-a-kind) across a wide range of traditional and renewable technologies. His role encompassed sourcing and evaluating opportunities, negotiating concessions and PPAs, structuring EPC wraps, raising equity and project finance, deploying teams in new markets and overseeing financial and operational matters. Previously, Mr. Gerasymenko helped amalgamate a world-class $13B vertically integrated mining&steel conglomerate out of 40+ stand-alone enterprises while absorbing four new acquisitions and subsequently deriving multi-million savings through re-engineering and optimizing value chain processes. Earlier, he had been on the forefront of some of the most renowned consumer goods companies’ push into frontier markets, covering EEMA and Latin America regions and assisting in running individual markets’ finance teams. Mr. Gerasymenko holds a Bachelor of Economics and a Master of International Management degrees and is a Fellow of the U.K.-based Association of Chartered Certified Accountants; he’s also a post-exam Candidate for AM qualification from American Society of Appraisers.