About the Panelist
Chairman, Board of Director
Azamat Kumykov lives in Moscow and St. Petersburg (Russia) and is a private equity investor with interests in the real estate, energy and agricultural industries. He serves on the boards of RusMoloko (the largest dairy producer in the Moscow region) and PSN Group (one of Russia’s largest real estate developers) as an independent director. Azamat is a graduate of the University of Hawaii and of Yale University. Philanthropically, he is active in supporting many educational and cultural exchange programs in the U.S. and in Russia, as well as major art institutions in Russia. Azamat is the founder of the Russian Directed Studies in Grand Strategy Program, which aims to provide Russian business leaders with a knowledge of the major works of history, philosophy, economics and art. He also serves as a member of the International Advisory Council of Jackson Institute of Global Affairs (Yale University), is a Sterling Fellow and a Fellow of Yale’s Branford College.