EDRIS MOHAMMAD RAFI MOHAMMAD SAEED AL-RAFI

CHAIRMAN

Edris Mohammad Rafi Mohammad Saeed Al-Rafi is the Chairman of Aurum Leasing Limited. He is also Head of Middle East & Africa at Aberdeen Standard Investments and prior to that he served as Chief Executive Officer at Dubai Holding LLC. Edris has held various senior leadership roles such as the Chief Commercial Officer at Meraas Holding and the Head of UAE at Goldman Sachs. He joined Goldman Sachs in 2008 to manage Sovereign Wealth Funds, UAE Commercial Banks & large UAE corporate clients including GREs for Investment Banking and Securities businesses. Before that, he served as General Manager at First Gulf Bank and he was also on the Board of Noor Bank PJSC & Emaar Industries & Investments (Pvt) JSC.Mr. Al-Rafi is responsible for developing and implementing the commercial and financial strategy for Aurum Leasing Limited. He has more than 15 years of experience in investment banking, private equity, hospitality and real estate development. Edris holds a Finance degree.

EDRIS MOHAMMAD RAFI MOHAMMAD SAEED ALRAFI
ABDULLAH SAEED AL NABOODAH

ABDULLAH SAEED AL NABOODAH

MEMBER OF THE BOARD

Abdullah Saeed Al Naboodah is one of the founders of Aurum Leasing Limited and is the Executive Director at Saeed and Mohammed Al Naboodah Holding in Dubai, UAE. His key responsibilities are managing subsidiary companies across several geographies including the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. Abdullah is also responsible for managing a portfolio valued at over 3 billion AED. Further, he is responsible for creating the vision, strategy and direction for the Al Naboodah group. Before his current position, Abdullah served on various boards: as the Board Member of the Commercial Bank of Dubai, the Vice Chairman of the UAE Golf Federation, Board Member of Emirates Rawabi, and Board Member of Dubai Chamber among many others. 
He holds a degree in Business Administration.

TARAS VOLGEMUT

MEMBER OF THE BOARD

Taras Volgemut is one of the architects behind Aurum Leasing Limited and VASHL. He is a foundingdirector in both companies and the CEO of Aurum Leasing Limited. Taras has over 27 years of experience in the international Banking and Finance, Micro-lending, Electronic Payment Systems, and Real Estate Development industries. Over the last decade, he has focused on developing and managing businesses in Europe, Southern Africa, and the UAE. Taras holds a Master’s Degree in Mathematics from Moscow State University. With his extensive industry and sector experience, Taras has the CEO skills and networks to drive shareholder returns and growth.

TARAS VOLGEMUT

MIKHAIL POLUBOYARINOV

MEMBER OF THE BOARD

Mikhail Poluboyarinov graduated from the Faculty of Credit and Economics of the Moscow Financial Institute and the Academy of National Economy in 1988. Mikhail has worked at Vnesheconombank (VEB) since 2009, prior to which he served as Aeroflot’s Deputy General Director for Finance and Planning for almost ten years. He headed the Boards of Directors of RusHydro, Zarubezhneft and Aeroflot. During his time at VEB, in the position of First Deputy Chairman, Mikhail oversaw the areas of business development, work with distressed assets and in 2018 – direction of finance. Most recently in March 24th 2020 Mikhail was named General Director of PJSC STLC. Mikhail is an honoured economist of the Russian Federation (2009) and was awarded the Order of Honour in 2014. In 2019 he was also awarded with the distinction for “Merit in the Development of the Far East”.

ARTEM DOVLATOV 

MEMBER OF THE BOARD

Artem Dovlatov graduated from the Russian State University of Management in 2000 and the London Business School under the Executive MBA program in 2016. Artem worked in leading Russian companies such as Aeroflot and Power Machines; as well as held senior positions in VTB Bank and Sberbank. In 2016 Artem joined VEB.RF team, where he held the positions of Deputy Chairman and General Director of VEB-Leasing. Since August 2020 Artem was appointed the position of First Deputy General Director of PJSC STLC. In 2018 Artem was awarded the gratitude of the Government of the Russian Federation for his great contribution to the development of the domestic financial and banking system.