Our Team

QRITA brings together an experienced team of professionals across the fields of investment, trade, business development, government relations and analytics.

Our team distinguishes itself by proactive idea generation, result-oriented execution and global vision, which it is proud to share with our clients and partners.

Oleg Chizh
Chief Executive Officer

Oleg brings over 17 years of global experience in asset management, investment banking and business development. Previously, Oleg was Deputy CEO of Russia-China Investment Fund, a $2 billion joint investment fund between China Investment Corporation and the Russian Direct Investment Fund, with headquarters in Moscow and Beijing. Prior to that, Oleg was a private equity professional and investment banker in the U.S.. Oleg graduated from Columbia Business School with an MBA, and from Brandeis University with an M.A. degree in International Economics and Finance and a B.A. degree with High Honors in Economics.

Konstantin Zubanov
Managing Director

Konstantin has over 20 years of strategic consulting and investment management experience in Russia, Europe and the Middle East. Previously, Konstantin was Board Member and Investment Director of Russian Direct Investment Fund – the Sovereign Wealth Fund of Russia. He was responsible for management of portfolio companies and technological investments. Prior to that, he was Managing Partner in global strategy consulting firms serving clients in multiple sectors of economy and government.

Vasily Muzanov
Principal, Business Development

Vasily brings 6+ years in business development and marketing of innovative products in international markets. He is a longtime specialist in the promotion of large corporate projects for early-stage and mature companies with broad-range expertise in Oceania, Europe and Asia. Currently, his activities are aimed at forging business relations, developing new and fostering existing relationships between key accounts in Russia and MENA markets.

Roman Chustuzian
Principal, Investment & M&A Advisory

Roman runs QRITA’s investments workstream to originate and advise on cross-border transactions between Qatar and Russia. Roman brings 9 years of international experience at Mubadala Capital, IFC and Rusnano. His experience spans over both execution of new investments and supervision of portfolio companies, across the cultures of the Middle East, EU, U.S. and Russia / CIS.

Andrey Rodin
Principal, Trade Development

Andrey brings 8 years of experience in export & import operations, with core exposure to metallurgical and machinery sectors. Previously, Andrey was responsible for the full cycle of trade transactions, including document drafting, developing logistics and supply chains, handling customs clearances and permits for exports, and managing letters of credit.