Dmitry Sadykov – IBA President, member of the IBA Supervisory Board.
Chairman of the General Meeting of Shareholders,
managing partner of UNICAP.
He was born in 1970 in Tashkent, in an academic family of Soviet scientific and economic figures.
father – Andrey Sadykov:
Candidate of Technical Sciences, Associate professor, academician; 200+ scientific papers, state standards and programs, copy right certificates, patents.
grandfather – Abil-Kasym Sadykov:
public, scientific, economic figure. He belongs to the dynasty of one of the ruling Persian families. He took an active part in negotiations with Junaid Khan. He was the rector, vice-rector of a number of higher educational institutions.
grandfather -Vakhab kadyrov:
power engineer, economic figure, participant in the construction of the Aswan hydroelectric complex in Egypt, held senior positions in the structures of the Ministry of Energy of Uzbekistan.
Dmitry Sadykov-Kadyrov entered in 1988, and in 1994 graduated from one of the most famous and reputable aviation universities in the world – Kiev International University of Civil Aviation (formerly KIIGA – Kiev Institute of Civil Aviation Engineers, now NAU – National Aviation University) speciality “Operation of aircraft and engines”.
Since 1991, began his entrepreneurial activity, engaged in the promotion of energy credits, industrial equipment, airfield, special and career equipment BELAZ, MAZ, MTZ to the markets of the Eurasian space.
Among the most significant achievements of that period, it is worth noting the creation of «VestInvest» – one of the successful investment companies in Eurasia, participation in the construction of the Rostov Nuclear Power Plant within the framework of cooperation with the Rosenergoatom concern. He served as an official representative of Penzcompressormash– the world’s oldest manufacturer of equipment for nuclear energy.
In addition, have been living in the Czech Republic for a long time, Dmitry invested in industry, acquiring the production enterprise of teflon materials Flontex for energy and aviation for technologies of DuPontand Gore—Tex companies and supplying manufactured products to the European markets.
Also, since 2003, he has been engaged in the implementation of engineering projects in the field of ecology, energy and resource conservation, developed entrepreneurial activities in the field of investment in infrastructure projects based on energy-efficient contracts in partnership with a number of multinational corporations (including Bilfinger, Culligan, Dow Chemical and Degremont), becoming the founder of the Eurasian Environmental Center. He has trained a significant number of highly qualified specialists. Implemented 200+ infrastructure projects.
Since 2005, he has been the official representative of the world’s oldest engineering operator, Aqseptence Group.
Since 2012, having created UNICAP — an investment fund and a management company to implement initiatives using PPP mechanisms, developed and implemented a series of innovative projects, including a joint industrial venture project with American TNK Culligan in partnership with Centerbridge Partners (USA), a diversified investment company (assets $25+ bn, 20+ owned corporations) under the leadership of Mark Galogli (Economic Adviser to the President of the United States, formerly Senior Managing Director of Blackstone Group).
The activities of the Unicap Foundation are inextricably linked and based on the principles of sustainable development of the UN.
In 2014, Dmitry was the organizer of the first and only American-Belarusian Investment Forum in New York with the participation of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus and the heads of leading American corporations and funds.
He was a member of the Supervisory Board of the Eurasia division of Culligan Corporation. He was vice-president of the Eurasia division of Culligan Corporation.
By 2017, thanks to the efforts of Dmitry as part of an international team, Culligan successfully attracted investments from Advent International, one of the world’s largest investment corporations, in the amount of $1 billion, and in 2021 it was sold to the investment market giant BDT Capital for record $6 billion.
Together with British analysts who participated in the development of the PFI concept in the government of Prime Minister John Major, developed the Program for introducing the PFI concept to the markets Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
Dmitry’s key characteristic is responsibility in finding the optimal way to develop partner projects. The main ability is the exercise creative initiative in the implementation of partner projects.
Dmitry Sadykov is a partner of the U.S.-Russian and a member of the U.S. – Belarusian Business Councils.
Dmitry is a follower of progressive approaches in business based on the system analysis of the Adizes Institute (USA).
He is an adherent of the strategy of creating new industries of the European Institute of Business Management (INSEAD) (France) in the field of macroeconomics.
He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Orthodox Charitable Foundation named after St. Andrew the First-Called.
He is the president of the International Association of Graduates of Aviation and Aerospace Universities.
He is fond of piloting aircraft.
He is married and has two adult sons.
Lives in Jerusalem (Israel).