KPMG announces the appointment of new Audit and Advisory partners.
Valentina Gnatovskaya, Audit Partner, KPMG in Russia and the CIS
Valentina joined KPMG in 2004. She specialises in performing audits of companies under both Russian and international auditing standards and advisory services related to preparing IFRS financial statements.
Valentina has extensive experience in working with consumer, trading, construction, production and IT companies.
Valentina is graduate of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations. She is also a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and holds a Russian general audit qualification certificate.
Dmitry Dolgikh, Advisory Partner, Deal Advisory, KPMG in Russia and the CIS
Dmitry joined the Audit Department of KPMG in 2006, and in 2011 he transferred to Deal Advisory. He has participated in over a 100 due diligence projects and performed numerous pre-sale financial due diligence on financial institutions, including major banks and insurance and leasing companies.
Dmitry has significant experience in providing advisory services during M&A transactions and deep knowledge of financial institutions' operations and the key risks associated with their activities.
Dmitry graduated with honours from the Russian Government Finance Academy. He is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
Daria Kernatsenskaya, Advisory Partner, Deal Advisory, KPMG in Russia and the CIS
Daria joined KPMG in 2003. She has extensive experience in performing company valuations across a range of sectors. She specialises in valuations of financial sector companies (banks, pension funds, insurance, leasing, microfinancial, and debt collection companies) as well as financial instrument valuations.
Prior to KPMG Daria worked for seven years at a commercial bank and investment company, where her key areas of work included financial modelling and performing credit and financial risk analyses.
Daria graduated with honours from the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, and she also holds an MBA from California State University.
Alexey Murashkin, Advisory Partner, Digital Finance, KPMG in Russia and the CIS
Alexey joined KPMG in 2012. Over 13 years he has participated in numerous business advisory engagements, including the successful implementation of over a dozen integrated projects for Russian and international companies. He specialises in planning and budgeting, management reporting, KPI systems, process optimisation, and ERP and BI systems automation. His clients include key players in the mining, metals, oil and gas, and chemical sectors.
Alexey is a graduate of the Moscow State Institute of Electronics and Mathematics, where he majored in Economics and Mathematics.
Arman Nurkin, Advisory Partner, Deal Advisory, KPMG in Kazakhstan
Arman joined KPMG in 2011. Prior to that he worked for a national mining company and a private equity fund as a senior investment manager. Arman played a major role in establishing and developing the KPMG Corporate Finance Practice of the Deal Advisory Department in Kazakhstan.
Arman has over 12 years’ corporate finance experience, including valuation, business planning, transactions support, and financial modelling projects, as well as various other advisory services. His clients include key players in the oil and gas, mining, energy, telecommunications, and financial sectors of Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, and Kyrgyzstan.
Arman is a graduate of the Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics, and Forecasting. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), a member of the American Evaluation Association (AEA), and a certified appraiser of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Ekaterina Tatarinova, Audit Partner, KPMG in Russia and the CIS
Ekaterina joined KPMG in 2004. She has built up more than 15 years’ experience in auditing the RAS and IFRS financial statements of major Russian and international banks, leasing companies, and non-government pension funds. She has significant experience in providing services related to capital market transactions, including issuing comfort letters and transaction support assistance, and she has prepared and participated in numerous training seminars and conferences on IFRS and the practical application of IFRS for Russian banks.
Ekaterina is a graduate of the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics. She has an auditor’s qualification certificate, and is a member of the Russian Union of Auditors.