Ekaterina Trofimova appointed Partner at Deloitte CIS
Moscow, April, 5, 2019 - Ekaterina Trofimova has joined Deloitte CIS as a Partner in its Risk Advisory practice. She will lead the credit risk, credit modelling, rating advisory and corporate governance practice in Russia and the CIS and will also take the position of the Head of Deloitte Insights in the region.
Ekaterina has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services sector in Russia and abroad, most recently as the CEO of the Analytical Credit Rating Agency (ACRA) since its foundation in 2015.
Before that from 2011, she had served as the First Vice President and member of the board at Gazprombank, where she headed the Center for Economic Forecasting and oversaw the corporate communications department. In addition, she was responsible for the formation and functioning of the Ratings Advisory Center providing consulting services to clients on interaction with rating agencies.
Ekaterina is the author of numerous articles in leading Russian and international publications, frequently provides comments to the media, and is a regular public speaker and a guest expert at Russian and international forums on the banking sector, macroeconomics and finance.
Commenting on Ekaterina’s appointment, Ian Colebourne, Deloitte CIS CEO, said: “I am delighted that, from among the range of opportunities offered to her, Ekaterina has chosen to join Deloitte. A differentiating factor was that as the world's largest professional services firm we offered the best platform from which to scale her expertise both locally and internationally. Ekaterina is highly regarded in the market and brings a wealth of experience to our Risk Advisory practice, which has been the fastest growing part of our business in recent years.”
Natalya Kaprizina, Risk Advisory, Managing Partner at Deloitte, added: “I am very pleased that an experienced professional such as Ekaterina Trofimova is joining the Deloitte team. Our view is that risk powers performance, and with Ekaterina we will be able to offer an unparalleled capability advising clients around governance, ratings, credit and broader financial risk management. Thanks to the renewed and strengthened team, we will address our clients’ needs in a comprehensive manner.”
“It is a great honour for me to become a member of the Deloitte team,” said Ekaterina. “I am tasked with developing the risk management practice and rating advisory services, broadening the clients' ability to prevent credit risks. Given the economic turbulence, financial administration is changing, leading to intensive information exchange and emergence of new cooperation opportunities, which is extremely valuable for me, taking into account Deloitte’s wealth of expertise around the world.”
About Deloitte CIS
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Deloitte CIS is one of the leading international professional services firms that offers audit, consulting, corporate finance, enterprise risk, and tax and legal services leveraging professional experience of approximately 3,700 employees in 20 offices of 11 countries across the region. Today, Deloitte has offices in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Ufa, Yekaterinburg, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Novosibirsk and Vladivostok (Russia), Kyiv (Ukraine), Minsk (Belarus), Tbilisi (Georgia), Baku (Azerbaijan), Aktau, Almaty, Astana and Atyrau (Kazakhstan), Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), Tashkent (Uzbekistan), Dushanbe (Tajikistan), Ashgabat (Turkmenistan) and Yerevan (Armenia).