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 founding director 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

OLEG LEBEDINETS

MEMBER OF THE BOARD

Oleg Lebedinets is a finance and investment professional with over twenty years of experience. Oleg graduated from Kiev National University and began his career as research analyst in the Eastern European investment broker at Wood&Co. He later moved to Moscow, joining one of the largest Russia-dedicated investment funds, Brunswick Capital Management. After several years managing an equity investment portfolio of over 100 million USD, Oleg moved to London to head the corporate credit research desk for Deutsche Bank. Later he took a position as head of CIS credit trading, helping to start the Russian credit franchise for Deutsche Bank. In 2008 Oleg moved to VTB Capital as managing director in charge of corporate credit, overseeing VTB Group’s loan portfolio for large clients. Oleg also has a good understanding of the corporate governance through his participation in a number of board of directors in large corporations in the CIS region. 

MAXIM AGADZHANOV

MEMBER OF THE BOARD

Maxim Agadzhanov is currently employed as First Deputy General Director of JSC GTLK. He graduated from Moscow School of Management “SKOLKOVO” and holds an Executive MBA. Maxim has twice been ranked among the 250 Top Financial Sector Executives as well as among the 10 Financial Sector Managers in Russia. Maxim’s professional experience includes a General Director position at Trade House “Trubostal”, General Director of Group of companies “Gazprombank Leasing”, and Vice President of JSC “Gazprombank”. During his employment at the Group “Gazprombank Leasing”, the company was awarded 4th position in the Country’s Leasing Companies Rating, and rated top third in areas such as: railway, oil and gas equipment, power industry, mechanical engineering, shipbuilding and IT.