Times change and we change with them, says the old adage. Yet, this is not enough: to succeed we must change faster than the times do.
We need vision to see a path through an unexplored territory. And we need courage – and self-confidence too - to follow this path.
But how do we encourage our team to try new things while expecting technical excellence and practical wisdom? And how do we find such people?
We do extensive search. We find, recruit and develop exceptional people - wherever they are - empowering them to do and think differently. We don’t care about distance - in the world of modern technology it doesn’t exist. We care about excellence, vision and prudence.
We work as a team and use our collective capabilities to help our clients pursue the right opportunities at the right time in the right place. We know how to mix innovation with experience, practical wisdom with vision and passion with meticulous attention to detail.
That is why clients value our support.
Egor Boyarkin is a successful entrepreneur, an investor and a lawyer. He is the founder and the principal of BPL International Business Advisors.
Egor Boyarkin received Masters’ degree from Cambridge University (Sidney Sussex College) and a law degree from the University of World Economy and Diplomacy in the city of Tashkent (Uzbekistan). Egor Boyarkin is a Fellow of the UK Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb).
In 2006 Egor Boyarkin set up his own law firm Boyarkin & Partners. Subsequently, he became an entrepreneur and an investor.
Prior to establishing BPL Group, Egor Boyarkin worked with international law firms Mayer Brown, Skadden Arps and Dewey LeBoeuf in Uzbekistan (1997-1998), England (1999-2000) and Russia (2001-2006), and from 2006 to mid-2007 he was a senior legal advisor with BP plc in London being in charge of legal aspects of BP investments in TNK-BP, Russia.Egor Boyarkin has extensive experience in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, investment, international arbitration and litigation.
Egor Boyarkin speaks English and Russian. He lives in Monte-Carlo.
Andrey Afanasyev is a business adviser and project manager with 15 years of experience in international projects with organisational, financial, commercial and taxation issues.
Prior to joining BPL International Business Advisors Andrey Afanasyev was director of finance and administration in Moscow International School, Director of Commerce in a major publishing house, first deputy of general director in major manufacturer of building materials. Andrey was a member of the board of an electric steel melting plant.
Andrey Afanasyev holds a Master of Business Administration diploma from Moscow State University’s School of Business Administration and a degree in Economics from Moscow State University of Social Science.
He speaks English, Russian and German.
After graduating in Electronic Engineering from the Bologna University Stefano Malferrari began his professional career with Arthur Andersen Management Consultants (now Accenture).
Then, during his career of over 30 years, Stefano took a number of leading positions in strategic consultancy, finances and wealth management. Among other positions he was the CEO of two private banks, one in Italy and one in Monaco.
He co-founded with his wife Sostake SCP to manage their own family wealth, becoming an active member of MVCA (Monaco Venture Capital Association) with particular focus on turnarounds and start-ups.
Throughout his career Stefano Malferrari joined a number of professional organizations and associations, including the Board of Directors of AMAF (the Monegasque Banks and Financial Companies Association), the Board of Directors of AAA (Accenture Alumni Association) Italy, the Board of Directors of the Fondazione Marco Vigorelli, the Board of Directors of the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy and the Steering Commitee for Knowledge Management of the Ambrosetti Club. He is a member of A.I.S. (Associazione Italiana Sommelier) since 2004.
Mr. Malferrari is a regular speaker at conventions, conferences and seminars and author of financial and economic articles. Besides Italian, he is conversant in English and French.
During his career, both as a businessman and a diplomat, Peter K. Murphy has held a number of top positions in Europe, Latin America and the United States. His understanding of commercial and political realms is exceptional.
Mr. Murphy held top positions in the United States diplomatic service throughout the world during his 31-year career. Among other position, for many years Mr. Murphy was Consul General of the USA in Nice and Monaco and was the first Minister-Counselor/Chargé d’Affaires of the USA in the State of Vatican City. After retiring from the diplomatic service, he opened the first Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta in Monaco in 2010 and was the ambassador of the Sovereign Order of Malta in Monaco until 2017.
Following his diplomatic career, from 2000 and on Mr. Murphy has held a number of top positions in the business sector in tourism and business consulting.
Mr. Murphy is the holder of several professional awards conferred by the government of the United States and several foreign countries. He is a graduate of Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, and in addition undertook graduate work at Harvard University. He is also a graduate of the NATO Defense College in Rome, Italy.
Besides English, he is conversant in Italian, French, German and Spanish.
Evgeny Drozdov is an international business consultant, financier and entrepreneur with impressive track record of M&A and investment and wealth management projects across the globe.
Prior to joining BPL International Business Advisors Evgeny Drozdov was first Vice-President of an investment company. He is a co-owner of an IT & Technology company in Eastern Europe.
Evgeny holds a risk management and analysis degree from the Plekhanov University of Economics. He also continues his education with the University of Stanford (online center for professional development). Evgeny Drozdov is the Vice President of Historical Medieval Battles International Association and five times world champion in Historical Medieval Battles.
He speaks English, Russian and German and has working knowledge of French.
Irina Drozdova has an impressive experience in finance, risk management, KYC and compliance and a track record of projects across the globe.
Prior to joining BPL International Business Advisors Irina Drozdova was the Head of Compliance and Risk Analysis Department in a major investment firm where she worked with HNWIs, international investments, personal and business divestures and acquisitions as well as acting as multi-family office for the firm’s clients. She also worked as economist of a major bank in Ukraine.
Irina Drozdova holds a Master of Finance degree from European University (Ukraine).
She speaks English, Russian, Ukrainian and German. Irina has a working knowledge of French.
Yuri Rudenko is the head of information technology and is responsible for the strategic growth and development of BPL International Business Advisors’ technology business.
His track record spans 20 years in leading international companies.
Prior to joining BPL, Yuri Rudenko worked as the Director of IT for major geological exploration company Geotech Holding, international law firms Mayer Brown and Chadbourne & Parke, bank Raiffeisenbank and German media group Burda Media.
When you call BPL International Business Advisors, Mata Aldamova is your likely first point of contact. Mata is the secretary in the BPL International Business Advisory’s office.
Mata Aldamova graduated from College Roland Garros (France).
She speaks French, English and Russian.