Vlad joined firstminute as a Financial Controller in 2020 and provides financial oversight for the firm and its investment funds.
He is responsible for portfolio and fund performance monitoring, valuations and modeling, for investor reporting, and provides deal support through the acquisition and exit cycles. Prior to joining firstminute, he was an auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers in the financial services group working with hedge funds and private equity houses. Vlad earned his bachelor's degree in law from the University of Kent, and his master's degree in International Financial Law from King’s College, London. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant.
Vlad was a professional swimmer in the past, and on weekends you can find him in the pool, playing tennis or strolling through London galleries (love for art he gained while working on London and New York sales at Phillips during his university years).