08:30 Registration & Coffee

09:00 Opening Comments by Xavier Rolet, CEO of London Stock Exchange Group

09:20 The Overview of the Russian Economy, Dimitry Lebedev, Head of Russian Trade Mission in the UK, Russian Economic Development Ministry

09:45 Panel I. The Macro View

  • Russia among global peers
  • Russia’s growth forecast


  • Xavier Rolet, CEO of London Stock Exchange Group
  • Ruben Aganbegyan, CEO, Otkritie Financial Corporation
  • Pavel Ilichev, Deputy Head for Corporate Finance, Russian Railways
  • Dr Ghadir Abu-Leil Cooper, Head of EMEA and Global Frontier, Barings
  • Roman Lokhov, Deputy CEO, BCS Financial Group, Head of global markets and IB
  • Alexey Kachay, Member of Executive Board, Rusnano

Moderator: Christopher Granville, Managing Director, Trusted Sources

10:30 Coffee Break

10:50 Panel II. The Outlook for Russian & CIS IPOs


  • Anton Malkov, MD ECM Sberbank
  • Alina Sychova, Director ECM Citi
  • Anastasia Bloom, MD ECM JP Morgan
  • Katya Kuznetsova, Director, Capital Markets PWC
  • Michel Danechi, Partner, Armajaro Asset Management

Moderator: Sergey Sinkevich, Head of DMA Otkritie Capital

11:30 Presentations by Russia & CIS Companies


  • Oleg Yakovitski, Managing Director, Lukoil
  • Pavel Malyi, CFO, SIBUR
  • Artur Somov, CFO, Karpatygaz
  • Boris Krasnyansky, CEO, Group DF

Moderator: Clifford Tompsett, Head of IPO Centre, PwC

12:25 Lunch

13:20 Address by Raffaele Jerusalmi, Director of Capital Markets, LSEG

13:30 Panel III. Market Environment: Current flows and new trends in emerging markets


  • Atanas Bostandjiev, CEO UK & International, VTB Capital
  • David Smart, Global Head Sovereign Funds and Supranationals, Franklin Templeton Investment Management
  • Christopher Palmer, Henderson Global Investors Ltd
  • Marcin Petrykowski, Head of Coverage for Russia, CIS, CEE & Israel, JP Morgan
  • Richard Ogdon, Senior Advisor, Russian Direct Investment Fund

Moderator: Robert Barnes, CEO, Turquoise

14:10  Panel IV. HFT in Russia


  • Anthony Walker, Managing Director EMEA Execution Services, BofA Merrill Lynch
  • Tim Bevan, Managing Director and Head of International Sales, BCS Prime Brokerage Limited
  • Yury Yartsev, Chief Technology Officer, Otkritie Capital

Moderator: Mike O'Hara, CEO, HFT Review

14:40 Coffee Break

15:10 Panel V. Derivatives Trading


  • Matthieu Ressencourt, Head of Equity Derivatives Volatility Trading, VTB Capital
  • Lukasz Sektas, BNP Paribas, Head of CEEMEA Equity Derivatives Flow Trading
  • Doug Welch , Director Emerging & Western European Equity Derivatives Sales, UniCredit Bank
  • Evgeny Kuteev, MD Exchange Traded Derivatives, Otkritie Capital

Moderator: Nicolas Bertrand, Head of Equities and Derivatives Markets, LSEG

16.00 Panel VI. Russia – The Next steps from emerging markets

  • Michael John Lytle, Chief development officer, Source
  • Maria Gordon, Executive VP, PIMCO
  • Hector Mcneil, Co-CEO, Boost ETP
  • Markus Svedberg, Chief Strategist, East Capital

Moderator: Nizam Hamid, Research Analyst, FTSE

16:45 Panel VII. Post-Trade Environment for Russian securities


  • Roland Chai, Director, EquityClear, LCH Clearnet 
  • Stephan Pouyet, Global Head of International Markets, Euroclear
  • Graham Marshall, Managing Director, BNY Mellon

Moderator: Alex Krunic, Head of Product Sales Direct Custody & Clearing, JP Morgan

17:15 Closing Address by Nicolas Bertrand, Head of Equities and Derivatives Markets, LSEG

18:00 Russian Party at Duck & Waffle, Heron Tower