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OVERVIEW INVESTMENT-STRATEGY INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Board comprises directors with extensive experience in property investment, development and management, as well as investment, company law and administration.

To this end, the Board has established an audit committee. The audit committee is responsible for ensuring that the financial performance of the Group is properly monitored, controlled and reported on. The committee will also meet the auditors and review reports from the auditors relating to the Company's accounts and internal control systems. The audit committee will be chaired Mr. van der Heijeden by and consist of Mr. van der Heijeden and Mr.Mark Iwashko. It will meet whenever there is business to discuss and at least twice each year.

Corporate Governance Code

The Directors recognise the importance of sound corporate governance. The Company has complied, where possible, with the Corporate Governance Guidelines for AIM Companies published by the Quoted Companies Alliance. The Directors are committed to maintaining the highest standards of corporate governance in the future.

 City Code on Takeovers & Mergers

The company is subject to the UK City Code on Takeovers and Mergers.

 

 

Mark Iwashko
Born 11 January 1961 Non Executive Chairman

Mr. Iwashko is a highly experienced private equity professional with over 17 years of practice in the industry in Ukraine. He co-founded Horizon Capital, one of the region’s largest private equity fund managers (by assets under management) in 2006, and led Horizon’s investment function as Chief Investment Officer throughout his career there. Under Mr. Iwashko’s leadership, Horizon Capital sourced, closed and realized over 30 private equity transactions, in Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus, and Russia. Mr. Iwashko has served on numerous boards in privately-held and publicly-listed companies as well as NGO’s in the region.
Mr. Iwashko is a U.S. citizen, who speaks fluent Ukrainian and has resided in Ukraine since 1996. Prior to moving to Ukraine, he held management positions in the management consulting, manufacturing, and technology industries in the United States. He received his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School in 1991, a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois in 1984 and a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Colorado in 1983
Aloysius Wilhelmus Johannes van der Heijden
Born 11 March 1949 Non Executive Director

Mr. van der Heijden has worked in the real estate industry for more than 30 years, a large part of which he spent as a general director of Beheer Brouwershoff Amsterdam B.V., a private investment company of Drs. C. van Zadelhoff with a core business in capital investment, predominantly in real estate and also commercial real estate brokerage and advisory services. Currently, he is a non-executive partner of DTZ Zadelhoff (The Netherlands), chairman of DTZ Kiev BV and managing director of N.V. Het Havengebouw Amsterdam.
Tomas Fiala
Born 13 May 1974 Non Executive Director

Mr. Fiala has been the principal shareholder and managing director of Dragon Capital Group, a Kyiv-based investment bank, since April 2000. Mr. Fiala started his career at Bayerische Vereinsbank in Prague in 1994, continuing studies at the Prague University of Economics. In 1995, Mr. Fiala joined Wood & Co., a leading investment bank in the Central and Eastern Europe, and was sent a year later to Ukraine to establish and run their office in the country. Under his leadership, Wood & Co. became the largest investment bank in Ukraine. Following the 1998 financial crisis Mr. Fiala established Dragon Capital as a brokerage and has since grown it into a leading Ukrainian investment house specialising in brokerage, investment banking, securities trading, asset management and private equity investments. Mr. Fiala is currently serving as a Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Karlivka Machine-building Plant, Ukraine’s leading agricultural equipment producer.
Since December 2010, Mr. Fiala has served as elected President of the European Business Association (EBA). He is also a member of the Council of Investors, established by the President of Ukraine in January 2011.