Programme

SMES AS COMPETITIVE DISRUPTORS TO SPUR ECONOMIC PRODUCTIVITY

Russia: Seizing the Opportunities
Panel Session
Pavilion 4, Conference Hall 4.3

Moderator:
Piotr Marczewski , Managing Director, Thomson Reuters, Russia and CIS

Panellists
Vladimir Gruzdev , Chairman of the Board, Association of Lawyers of Russia
Alexander Kalinin , President, All-Russian Non-Governmental Organization of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Opora Russia
Shiv Vikram Khemka , Vice Chairman, SUN Group
Irina Makieva , Deputy Chair, Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank)
Oleg Fomichev , State Secretary, Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation
Natasha Khanjenkova , Managing Director, The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Front row participants
Anatoly Aksakov , Chairman of the Committee of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation on Financial Markets; President, Association of Regional Banks of Russia (Association ‘Russia’)
Pavel Betsis , President, Microsoft Russia
Victor Yermakov , Director General, The Russian Agency for the Support of Small and Medium Businesses
Norihiko Ishiguro , Vice-Minister for International Affairs, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan
Mikhail Orlov , Partner, Head of Tax and Legal, KPMG

Broadcast

Key moments

Small and medium enterprises do not need more regulation… they need less regulation. Most important they need – clear rules of the game.
Shiv Vikram Khemka
To give small and medium-sized business access to technological innovations and to make this accessible from a financial perspective is one of the main priorities.
Pavel Betsis