Volodymyr began his career at the State Tax Service of Ukraine where he engaged in detecting and investigating violations of tax legislation.
In 2007, he left the Tax Service to join the team of one of the leading investment companies in the Ukrainian market where he was responsible for the investment analysis and risk management. After that, Volodymyr worked in key analytical and finance positions at several leading investment companies in Ukraine where he gained significant experience in analyzing, structuring and supporting investment banking transactions.
In 2012, Volodymyr co-founded Rada Capital.
During his experience in investment banking, Volodymyr managed 18 successful transactions in Ukraine and abroad (Poland, North and South Africa) in oil & gas, mining, machinery and renewables.
Volodymyr has a degree in economic and law from the National State Tax Service University of Ukraine.
Michael co-founded Rada Capital in 2015.
From 2008 to 2015, Michael worked at several leading development and investment banking firms where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions, as well as in attracting strategic and financial investors. Michael has extensive experience in such sectors as real estate, renewable energy, infrastructure, agriculture, FMCG and others.
From 2012 to 2015, Michael acted as an advisor to the Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine on investment strategy.
Prior to starting his career in investment banking, Michael had served for 8 years in the Economic Intelligence unit of Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine.
Michael holds a PhD degree in International Economics and a Masters degree in Law with the specialization in international Corporate Law.
During his 12 years in investment banking, Michael worked on more than 20 deals in M&A, financing and restructuring with the total deal size in excess of EUR 400 million.
Naum joined Rada Capital in 2018 to lead the company’s RES business.
Naum has nine years of advisory and project development experience in the RES sector in Ukraine and has participated in RES transactions with a total value of circa EUR 450 million.
In 2018-2019, Naum managed the sale of a 110 MW PV project portfolio to a top international IPP and had acted as the development partner and advisor to the IPP on the development and implementation of its 350 MW Ukrainian PV portfolio.
In 2017, Naum launched an Ukrainian RES developer and IPP, Volterra Energy Group, with subsequent exit to an international strategic investor.
From 2011 to 2017, Naum acted as the CIS partner for Traficon Advisors, one of the leading CEE financial advisors. In this capacity, Naum managed the development, structuring and financing of a more than EUR 250 million RES project portfolio.
During 2013-2016, Naum served as a Board member of the European-Ukrainian Energy Agency where he was responsible for government and investor relations and took an active role in the development and implementation of legal and regulatory initiatives aimed at creating a more secure and sustainable investment environment and attracting foreign investment.
Mr. Shcherbyna has more than 30 years of banking experience at Ukrainian and international financial institutions.
Sergi began his career in banking in 1989. In 1998-1999 Sergi worked in Standard Bank Group (London), and from 1999 to 2001 Sergi was Head of Trade and Corporate Finance of the Ukrainian unit of the Dutch multinational banking and financial services company Rabobank.
From 2001 to 2004, Sergi held key positions in such banks as TAS-Commerzbank and Uakrgasbank.
From 2004 to 2010, he was Chairman of the Board of several leading banks in Ukraine.
From 2013 to 2017, Sergi served as Banking and Finance Strategy Advisor for the top Ukrainian legal company Astapov Lawyers (now Eterna Law) where he launched a new financial practice.
In 2017-2018, Sergi acted as CFO and Business Development Director of Ukrainian Investment Holding MTN.
During 2018-2020, Mr. Shcherbyna managed and advised a number of Ukrainian companies in the financial and real estate sectors on M&A, acquisition and restructuring of bad debts and toxic assets.
Sergi holds degrees from the Kyiv National Economic University and Bank Academie (Frankfurt am Main).
Taras brings to Rada Capital over 30 years of experience in international diplomacy, business development and enterprise management, as well as his extensive expertise and business network in the Latin American market.
After graduating from Moscow Institute of International Relations in 1985, Taras had served for five years in the diplomatic core of the former Soviet Union until its collapse in 1991. He then transitioned to private business and has successfully founded and exited a number of businesses related to international trade and real estate.
In 2012, Taras was asked to return to public service and has served as the Commercial Attaché in the Russian embassy in Santiago, where he helped many companies successfully enter the Latin American market.
From 2014 to 2019, Taras had served as the CEO and President of Minera San Jorge S.A., a mining concern headquartered in Mendoza, Argentina. In this role, he had considerably widened his network in the Latin American business community and had gained a thorough understanding of the region’s booming energy market largely driven by the growing mining industry energy demands.
In 2020, Taras started to pursue renewable business opportunities in the region and, late in the year, joined Rada Capital to head its Latin American energy practice.
Helmut Wachmann is a multifaceted entrepreneur located in Bucharest Romania who, together with his team, has been engaged in identifying and developing energy projects, in Romania and abroad.
Before joining the world of renewable energy Helmut had over 20 years experience in business development in various domains. His professional background includes Software solutions, Print & Media and Law Enforcement; working with Multinational Companies on notable projects in Eastern Europe.
Helmut has mediated extensive mergers & acquisitions valuing in excess of 100m euro.
Prior to setting up his own enterprise, Helmut acquired in-depth experience and know-how working in management positions at international businesses. His close work and trainings in Marketing & Media in California in the 90’s helped him to gain a holistic view of things.
Helmut holds a diploma in Engineering Drafting in the field of Mechanics and Electronics and earned a BBA in Business Administration and Management from the Free European School of Economics, Switzerland.
Helmut has a passion for yoga science and adult education based on anthropological and psychological sciences, which he continues to reflect on during annual retreats and to incorporate into his daily life.
Matthias joined Rada Capital in 2020 as the Global Renewables Strategy Advisor.
Matthias has over 22 years of international experience in wind and solar power sector.
Throughout his career, he has founded, managed and advised a number of companies and organizations, in many of which he acted as a Board member and chairman of the board. Among these: Scandinavian Wind AB, Power Wind Partners, OX2, Swedish Wind Power Association, European Wind Energy Association, Swedish Center for Wind Energy Technology and many others.
From 2016 to 2020, Matthias acted first as the Regional Director and then as the Chairman of the Board of Fu-Gen, AG, a global RES developer, which recently successfully divested a wind and solar portfolio in Sweden and Italy.