Elena Demidova

Thesis working title

Takeover Regulation in Developing Economies – The case of Russia

Academic Background

2007 University of Munich Germany, Free University of Berlin , Scholar of the Federal Chancellor of Germany for prospective leaders from Russia, Research project Application of the best practices of US & UK takeover regulation in Russia

2003 – 2007 State University of Economics and Finance Russia, PhD in Finance, Credit and Monetary Circulation, Thesis Hostile takeovers on the Russian market for corporate control

2005 – 2006 University of Manchester (LLM) UK, University of Bologna Italy, Erasmus University Rotterdam Netherlands, European Master in Law & Economics (www.emle.org), Erasmus Mundus Grant, Thesis: Takeover Defenses in Russia and the EU – Cross-Border Analysis

2004 – 2005 University of St.Gallen Switzerland, MAPOW (Management Ausbildung Projekt Ost-West)

1998-2003, St. Petersburg University of Economics and Finance, Master degree in Economics (with honor GPA 5.0 from 5.0)

Work Experience

2008 – 2009 Hilti AG Liechtenstein, Strategic Financial Controller

2003 – 2004 Energocapital Investment company Russia, Financial analyst