Mikhail Maratovich Fridman

Mikhail Maratovich Fridman is a Ukrainian-Russian business oligarch. He graduated from Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys in 1986. In 1988, Fridman started his career in trading and financial services before founding Alfa Group Consortium in 1989. Fridman sits as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Alfa Group Consortium, which is now one of the Russia's largest privately owned investment groups. In 2011, Forbes assessed his wealth as $15.1 billion, making him the 7th richest man in Russia.