Alexey Kuprianov, is a vice president at Aspring Capital, a Moscow-based investment bank. Previously worked as a senior investment manager in Vnesheconombank group and as an associate at UFG Capital Partners (private equity fund). Alexey has over 15 years experience in finance, urban economics and macroeconomic research. He started his career as macroeconomic analyst at Russian Economic Society. Alexey has published his economic papers in «Applied Economics» and «Society and Economy» journals. He graduated from Moscow University of Management and from Institute of Economic Policy, also completed a masterclass in private equity at London Business School and advanced asset management program at INSEAD.