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).

Svetlana Meyer

Managing Partner, Tax & Legal, CIS 

Over 19 years at Deloitte and other “Big Four” in Moscow, St Petersburg and London, Svetlana has taken part in and led many projects related to the development and restructuring of personal ownership and investment, implementation of long-term incentive plans, personal compliance, etc. Svetlana has a great deal of experience in working with family offices on tax planning, changing places of residence, inheritance and charity. Svetlana is certified in global remuneration (WorldatWork, 2007).

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.

Tural Hajiyev

Director 

Tural has 10 years experience in serving our clients in a range of capacities and industries with a focus on governance, risk and control.

Tural has extensive experience in leading high profile risk based internal audit reviews covering a wide range of processes and industries with a particular focus on energy and resources and financial services institutions industries. Over past few years Tural has acquired extensive consultancy experience with companies and financial institutions, including finance, HR and business processes’ diagnostics, development of “to be” processes and embedded internal control mechanisms, Target Operating Model, development of corporate governance mechanisms, gap analysis, implementation of key controls in the finance function, fraud investigation techniques, internal/IT audit outsourcing/co-sourcing/IT security audit, internal controls design/assessment in the SAP and Oracle ERP environments, etc.

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