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. In 1988 he entered, and in 1994 graduated from the Kiev Institute of Civil Aviation Engineers (now the National Aviation University) specialty “operation of aircraft and engines”. During his studies, he took an active part in the scientific, social, and cultural life of the university, was one of the members of the KVN team.
Since 1991 he began his entrepreneurial activity, promoting energy credits, industrial equipment, airfield, special and career equipment to the markets of the Post-Soviet space.
Among the most significant achievements of that period, it is worth noting the creation of VestInvest – one of the first investment companies in the CIS, participation in the construction of the Rostov nuclear power plant in cooperation with Rosenergoatom concern. He served as an official representative of Penzcompressormash – the world’s oldest manufacturer of equipment for nuclear power.
In addition, have been lived in the Czech Republic for a long time, Dmitry invested in industry, acquiring a production enterprise of teflon materials for energy and aviation using DuPont and Gore-Tex technology and supplying the manufactured products to the CIS markets.
He also implemented engineering projects in the field of ecology, energy and resource conservation in partnership with a number of multinational corporations in the CIS (including Bilfinger, Culligan, Dow Chemical and Degremont), becoming the founder of the Eurasian Environmental Center.
Since 2005, he has been the official representative of the world’s oldest engineering operator Aqseptence Group.
Since 2012, created UNICAP – an investment fund and a management company for the implementation of initiatives using PPP mechanisms, he has developed and implemented a series of innovative projects, including the project of a joint industrial enterprise with the American TNC Culligan. He was a member of the Supervisory Board of the Eurasia division of Culligan Corporation. By 2017, thanks to the efforts of an international team, Culligan was successfully sold to Advent International, one of the world’s largest investment corporations.
UNICAP‘s current portfolio includes infrastructure, socially-oriented projects, including in the field of air transport.
The main ability is the application of creative initiative in the implementation of partner projects.
Committed to the strategy of creating new industries according to INSEAD Blue Ocean Strategy Institute (France) in the field of macroeconomics.
He is married and has two sons.