Maxim Nefyodov Deputy Minister

Mr. Nefyodov has an impressive experience in investments and corporate finances. He started his career as an analyst at the Kyiv-based M&A boutique Golden Gate Business and later on moved to the position of a senior associate at the Investment and Banking Department at the Dragon Capital, the largest Ukrainian investment bank. Starting from 2008 he became a director of the same unit and led the FIG and TMT teams to over a dozen signed mandates and 5 closed deals.

Prior to his appointment as Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine in February 2015, Mr. Nefyodov served as a Managing Partner at the private equity fund ICON Private Equity, managing approximately $1 bn of investments in Ukraine, Russia and Europe.

His present responsibilities include public procurement reform, removing technical barriers to trade, foreign trade regulations and donor coordination.

Maxim Nefyodov holds a Master’s degree with distinction in economic doctrine from the Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University. He is fluent in Ukrainian, Russian and English.