Oleg Biryulyov, managing director, is a country specialist and the head of the Emerging Europe, Middle East and Africa Group, with a specialisation in Russia and Eastern Europe, within the Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific (EMAP) Equities team based in London. An employee since 1994, Oleg was previously a portfolio manager for Flemings Urals Regional Venture Fund. Prior to this, he was an investment analyst. Oleg obtained a degree in Economics from Moscow State University, Lomonosov. He is a CFA Charterholder.