Speakers

Farid Abdullayev

Managing Director , Feronia Capital

Mr. Abdullayev is the Managing Director at Feronia Capital, an investment firm focused on real estate, hospitality, food and agribusiness sectors in Eastern Europe, Turkey and CIS regions. He is also a board member at various private companies in real estate, construction, hospitality and food service retail industries. Prior to founding Feronia Capital, Mr. Abdullayev had a successful career as a Trader at multinational commodities trading companies first at Bunge Ltd and later at Noble Group Ltd in New York, Istanbul and Geneva. He also has a prior experience at the hedge fund arm of Arlon Group, New York-based food and agribusiness investment firm, and as a Consultant at McKinsey & Company.

Mr. Abdullayev holds an undergraduate degree in Economics with high honors from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.