Functional Leaders. Deloitte CIS

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Functional Leaders

Deloitte CIS

Igor Tokarev

Managing Partner, Audit, CIS  

Igor has over 20 years of audit experience in Russia, CIS and abroad. He has extensive experience in auditing of IFRS (including first-time adoption) and Russian statutory financial statements of Russian and international companies across a variety of industries. Igor graduated from Saint Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance with a degree in economics, and is a Certified Russian Auditor and a Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

Pavel Balashov

Managing Partner, Tax & Legal, CIS 

Pavel is the Managing Partner at Deloitte CIS Tax & Legal. After a long career in accounting, taxation and audit services, Pavel joined Deloitte in 2005 and leads the Outsourcing and Tax Compliance group. He has a degree in International Economics and is a Certified Russian Auditor. Pavel has extensive experience providing accounting, tax compliance services and tax advice related to business setup, expansion and restructuring.

Alexander Sokolov

Managing Partner, Financial Advisory, CIS  

Alexander Joined another big four firm straight out of university, where he gained a BA in Banking and Finance. After 15 years spent in London and later Moscow, he joined the FAS and Forensic team at Deloitte in 2012. Alex is an ACCA member and has 14 years experience in forensic accounting and has led a number of complex fraud, corporate intelligence, money laundering and fraud risk engagements, focused mainly in the consumer and banking sectors.

Christopher Armitage

Managing Partner, Consulting, CIS  

Prior to new appointment, Christopher led Consulting Practice for the Caspian Region. With more than 15 years in the Consulting Industry, he has undertaken a wide range of engagements covering strategy, target operating model design, and implementation. He advises clients on the executive level on the design and delivery of complex transformation initiatives across industries. Christopher holds a Masters of Arts from the University of Oxford.

Natalya Kaprizina

Managing Partner, CIS Risk Advisory Leader

Natalia has more than 14 years experience working in audit and enterprise risk management. She studied at the Finance Academy and EMLYON Business School, she is a Russian Certified Auditor and holds a CPA (New Hampshire).
Her focus is in Integrated financial statements, internal control audit, implementation, improvement and rationalization of internal controls, IPO and Sarbanes-Oxley Act readiness and internal audit co-sourcing and advisory.

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