Meet our Leaders
Chief Executive Officer, Deloitte CIS
Ian Colebourne is the CEO of Deloitte CIS. Prior to this he led the firm's Financial Advisory practice. Ian started his career in Forensic and has over 18 years of experience participating in and leading investigations, corporate intelligence engagements and fraud risk management assignments. Before taking charge of the Financial Advisory department at Deloitte in 2012, he established the Forensic practice at another Big Four firm and led its Risk Consulting business. Ian is a qualified solicitor. Outside work, Ian enjoys spending time with his four children.
Chief Operating Officer, Deloitte CIS
Thomas Dix has spent over 17 years working in Russia and the CIS where he previously built a transaction services practice and held a number of leadership positions at another Big Four firm in Moscow. Thomas has had extensive experience working with clients in various industries on their M&A and capital markets transactions in and outside the CIS region. During the last decade he focused on the Financial Services sector, working with some of the largest Russian, Kazakh and European banks and insurance companies as well as serving as Global Lead Partner for Sberbank. Most recently, Thomas has been working as an independent adviser, mainly on real estate development projects in Russia and Germany.
Thomas graduated from Ruskin University in Cambridge and the Berlin School of Economics and Law, and qualified as a Certified Public Accountant.
Managing Partner Quality & Risk, Deloitte CIS
John is the firm's Risk and Reputation Leader and has nearly 25 years of audit and advisory experience with Deloitte working with a wide variety of public companies in the CIS, the UK and the United States. John has principally worked with our TMT clients during the majority of his career as well as leading our services to many of our clients undertaking international IPOs during his 12 years in the CIS. John graduated with a degree in Chemistry from Oxford University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales. He enjoys running in his spare time, completing longer distance events such as half and full marathons.
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).
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).
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.
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.
Managing Partner, West Region
Andriy is a native resident of Kyiv. In 2002, he joined Deloitte; in 2010, he took over the leadership of Audit Department and on 1 June 2014, he became Deloitte Ukraine Managing Partner. Andriy has led audit engagements of large multinational and local companies operating in different sectors of the economy. He also led the Capital Market Group and managed large companies’ IPO engagements.
Managing Partner, Deloitte Caspian Region
Mark spent his early career in Scotland before leaving for Almaty to head Deloitte’s regional Financial Services audit group in 2007. Since 2012, Mark has been Managing Partner for the Caspian Region. He works with clients in the banking, insurance and manufacturing sectors and has provided audit services under IFRS, US GAAP and UK GAAP. Mark holds a Degree in Accounting and Marketing and is a Chartered Accountant (Scotland). Mark likes to travel and is a keen snowboarder and tennis player.