Alexander Lupachev is a Director specializing in information technology investments. Prior to joining Russia Partners in January 2013, Mr. Lupachev was the Chief Investment Officer at Skolkovo Foundation, a leading development agency in the advanced technology space in Russia. Previously, Mr. Lupachev was a Director at FINAM Capital Partners, one of the largest investors in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) sectors in Russia. Earlier in his career, he was a senior investment professional at Delta Private Equity Partners and Access Industries.
In his prior positions, Mr. Lupachev played a key role in a number of private equity transactions involving companies in the TMT sectors including Amedia, the largest television series production company in Russia; Netville, a multimedia content delivery network; Banki.ru, the leading consumer finance portal in Russia; and Familyspace.ru, a genealogy-based social network. Mr. Lupachev also serves as Chairman of the Board of the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology Endowment Fund and is a board member of the Harvard Club of Russia.
Mr. Lupachev holds a B.A. with high honors in International Commerce from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO-University) and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.