Ukrainian Wealth Management Forum

Adam Smith International Forum

3-4 December 2019

InterContinental Hotel, Kyiv, Ukraine

Speakers 2018

Oleksandr Panchenko – Head of the Committee on institutional investors and information policy in the National securities and stock market commission.

Oleksandr is engaged in asset management, non-State pension, licensing stock market player’s activity, taxation, rating assignment systems.

Oleksandr started his career in the company Prospect Investments as specialist of financial division and achieved the post of financial director (1997-2001). From 2001 until 2008, he worked in investment group Millennium Capital as financial director, general director of Millennium Asset Management, and was engaged in launching and managing investment funds. In April 2008, he was appointed to the position of director in Troyka Dialogue Ukraine and was engaged in asset management of private clients, non-State pension funds and common investment institutes. In February 2015, Oleksandr was appointed to the position of the Member of the National securities and stock market commission.


In 1997, he graduated from National academy of management in Kyiv, finance and credit faculty.


She started her professional career in Ukrinbank as a Depository Activity Unit Head, serving as a custodian for leading asset management companies, securities traders, Ministry of Finance of Ukraine and shareholders of the Bank. 

After joining Raiffeisen Bank Ukraine, she was engaged in building and development of products and projects for individuals. After merging of Raiffeisen Bank with OTP Group, she implemented various projects in bank assurance, securities distribution and partnership programs with VIP clients.

She continued her career in Delta Bank as a Partnership Programs Unit Head engaged in building and development of partnership projects and programs for VIP clients.

For the moment, she serves in corporate business department, Raiffeisen Bank Aval, as a cooperation coordinator with RBI Group providing full value private banking for owners and managing partners of RBI Group corporate clients.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in finance and credit from the Kyiv National Economic University and a Master’s degree in global project management from the Institute of project management (USA).  She was awarded Six Sigma Green Belt and Raiffeisen International Certificate.  

Oleksandr focuses on private clients practice including comprehensive support services in handling legal formalities pertaining to private capital of entrepreneurs, family business owners and other private clients.
He has more than 25 years of practical experience, both as a head of in-house legal departments and a legal advisor in major law firms.
· Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (1989), PhD Candidate Degree in Law (2000)
Representative experience:
· For more than 20 years Oleksandr Onufrienko has been holding Head of Legal Department position at KINTO, one of the oldest investment companies in Ukraine. Oleksandr also headed the private clients practice of one of the leading law firms in the country.
· Oleksandr has extensive and multifaceted working experience in establishing various types of corporate structures, protection against unfriendly takeovers, and the corporate conflicts settlement.
· Oleksandr Onufrienko was among the first Ukrainian experts specializing in providing services of private capital structuring for Ukrainian entrepreneurs ensuring their personal interests as well as the interests of their family members.
· Oleksandr regularly provides legal services related to the inheritance of corporate rights to large holdings and other business structures, preventing corporations from being taken out of the control of the owners and their heirs, as well as preventing unfair actions by management against owners and their heirs.

1993-1999 - National Technical University of the KPI. Faculty of Informatics and Computer Engineering.

2000-2002 - International University of Finance. Faculty - Banking

1997-2002 - Ukrinbank. Analyst of credit management.

2002-2003 - UkrSibbank. Management of payment cards. Specialist of payment transactions monitoring department

2003-2005 - UkrSibbank. Management of payment cards. Head of the Department of Development and Promotion of Card Products.

2005-2015 - UkrSibbank BNP Paribas - Head of the Kyiv Personal Banking Service Center

2016 - UkrSibbank BNP Paribas - Head of Personal Banking

Capital Markets
Corporate and Commercial
Government Relations
Labour and Employment
Mergers and Acquisitions
Private Clients

Co-head in:
Energy and Natural Resources
Private Equity
Technology, Media and
Expertise in:
Consumer and Retai

Regarded by industry experts as one of Ukraine’s leading transactional
lawyers, Anna focuses on international and domestic mergers and
acquisitions, equity capital markets and general corporate commercial
advice to private and public companies.
Her transactional experience includes work on a number of the most
complex, high value deals in recent Ukrainian history.
She also represents clients in a broad range of matters related to setting
up optimal structures for businesses in Ukraine.
Anna is a well-known practitioner in the sphere of corporate governance.
In addition, she regularly advises national and international clients in
connection with labor and employment issues arising out of mergers and
acquisitions, corporate restructurings, and transfers of undertaking.
Her client base includes large national and international corporations,
financial institutions and private equity firms operating in the CIS region.
Professional Associations and Memberships:
A non-practicing Solicitor (England & Wales)
International Bar Association (IBA)
Kyiv City Bar (admitted since 2006)
Ukrainian Bar Association (UBA)
Anna Babych has been repeatedly recommended by reputable
international and local legal rankings such as Best Lawyers, Chambers
Europe/Global, The Legal 500, IFLR 1000, Who's Who Legal, Top
100 Best Lawyers in Ukraine (Clients Choice), KyivPost, The
Ukrainian Law Firms. A Handbook for Foreign Clients, etc.
National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Master of Laws, Kyiv, 2005
Law School, BPP University, Graduate Diploma in Law, London, United
Kingdom, 2012
Law School, BPP University, Legal Practice Course, London, United
Kingdom, 2014
Ukrainian, Russian, English

Vice President, Head of Private Banking Head of Individuals, Expobank CZ, Prague

Doctor of Economics, MBA - Professor of Kyiv International Management Institute (MIM-Kyiv) - Scientific Expert of Strategic Business Review Magazine (Ukraine) - Research works (more than 100) published in Ukrainian, Russian scientific editions.

Key achievements:

Private placement of 20% of shares of “Galnaftogaz” in 2005

- Bond issuance for the companies: NJSC “Naftogaz Ukraine”, “Ukrtransgaz”, “Southwest Railway”, “Galnaftogaz”, “Dneproshina”, “LuAz”, “Molis”, “Oranta Ukraine”, “Foxtrot”, etc.

author of “The small encyclopedia for trader” (1997), “Trader-investor” (2000), “Master Trading” (2002), “A way to financial freedom” (2004), “How to buy cheap and sell expensive” (2011)

Professional experience:

  • since 2010
    Managing partner at Capital Times
  • 2002-2010 Founder and Head of the investment banking business of JSCB “Ukrsotsbank” (UniCredit Bank)
  • 2001-2002 Investment management Director at Millennium Capital

Industry expertise:

  • Global strategy
  • Macroeconomic analysis
  • Asset management
  • Trading


Economic Research Institute of the Ministry of Economy of Ukraine (Ph.D. in economics)
Novosibirsk State Academy of Economy and Management, "Finance and Credit"

Alina Plyushch is a partner at Sayenko Kharenko with more than 17-year practical experience. She specializes in private wealth management, corporate law, M&A, corporate finance and capital markets.

She has extensive professional experience in advising clients on corporate restructuring, share and asset sales, joint ventures, private placement and capital markets transactions.

As one of the leading private wealth management specialists in Ukraine, Alina heads the firm’s private clients practice. Ms Plyushch has substantial experience advising clients on the most sophisticated private wealth management issues, including protection of the rights of beneficial owners of large Ukrainian and foreign business groups. She regularly advises on setting up trust structures, foundations, investment funds and segregated portfolio companies.

Alina has been recommended in M&A by Best Lawyers International 2014-2019; recognized in сorporate/M&A by Ukrainian Law Firms 2017; listed among the world's best private client lawyers by Who's Who Legal: Private Client 2015-2017; and recognized among private client lawyers by The Legal 500, 2018.


Date of birth: June 27, 1984
Education: 2006 - graduated from Kiev National Economic University, Master in Banking
Labor activity: in the banking sector since 2003 (15 years of which 7 years is responsible for Private Banking). Member of Private Banking Club at NABU.
From September 2016 - Head of the Premier-Banking Department of the Bank "UKRGAZBANK"
August 2014 - August 2016 - Head of the Private Banking direction of JSC OTP Bank
April 2011 - July 2014 - Head of the Department of Sales and Business Development of the Private Banking Department (Delta Premier) Delta Bank JSC
January 2007 - April 2011 - Head of the Department of Deposit Programs, Leading Specialist in the Development of Mortgage Products of the Banking Products Development Department of Alfa-Bank JSC
September 2003 - December 2006 - Specialist of Private Banking Services for Individuals of Ukrsotsbank
Marital status: Married, have a daughter

Anthony Corbett is an investment banker with 22 years’ experience of mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity capital raising, restructuring and investments. He is the co-founder of Lucrum Wealth Partners, a multi-family office advising Russian and CIS families on their corporate and personal investments. Lucrum offers advice on corporate and legal advisory, project management, tax, high value litigation management, wealth protection and investments, trust and fund structuring, immigration, reputation and PR management, capital-raising, property advisory, education advisory, and concierge services. Anthony has worked at international investment banks such as UBS, ING Barings and Bear Stearns, as well as major Russian companies such as VimpelCom. Anthony has worked with clients in the financial services, telecom, technology, media, energy, natural resources and industrials sectors in over 70 countries.

Anthony speaks fluent Russian and French and has spent much of his career focused on, or working in, Moscow. Anthony was educated at Ampleforth College and graduated from Bristol University. He is a member of the Securities Institute.