As London-based Senior Partner, Irina Martin brings a unique knowledge, experience and expertise advising international, corporate and private investors on the best investment opportunities in her native Ukraine, including in, amongst others, infrastructure, solar and mining projects.

Irina has a solid track record in cross-border transactions in the UK, Canada and Ukraine, working with international corporations and governments. Irina started her career as financial risk analyst at CIBC World Markets, London, in 2001. In 2003 she was at the outset and held the position of Vice President for a London-based international mining company, Oriel Resources Corporation, that was acquired by Mechel in 2008.

Irina continued her career at BP working for the TNK-BP JV, whose ownership interest accounted for 29% of BP’s production and 27% of its reserves. In 2008, Irina was appointed CFO of Svit Gold Corporation, where she completed a non-brokered private placement of $ 8 million for the TSX listed mining company with the principal asset in Ukraine.

Irina has an MSc in International Strategy and Diplomacy from the London School of Economics (LSE) and Diploma in Securities and Investments from the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment, London. She is a fluent Russian and Ukrainian speaker.