Our People

DR. RUJA IGNATOVA:
Founder, Owner of Aurum Coin®

Some quick facts about Dr. Ignatova:

  • Born in Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Degree in Law (M.Jur) from the University of Oxford
  • Masters Degree in Economics from the University of Konstanz
  • Ph.D. in Law from the Universities of Oxford and Konstanz, Thesis on Corporate Litigation within the European Union
  • Former Associate Partner with McKinsey & Company
  • While at McKinsey & Company, projects in
    • Corporate Banking
    • Private Equity (KKR, TPG)
    • Asset Management
    • Risk Management
    • Operating and Liquidity Risk
  • Former CEO and CFO of one of the biggest Asset Management Funds in Bulgaria –CSIF with 250 Mio Euro assets under management
  • Several projects for Texas Pacific Group (TPG), one of the biggest Private Equity Funds in the world
  • While at McKinsey worked for Sberbank, UniCredit, Allianz, Raffeisen and other financial institutions
  • In 2012 was awarded Business Woman of the Year in Bulgaria (Category International Business) and in 2014 won the big award Business Woman of the year
  • Projects with Deutsche Bank Frankfurt, setting up Russian Investment Banking operations
  • Structure and Set Up of a portfolio of 75 Mio Euro for Global Wealth Investment Funds (privately owned BVI company)
  • Consulting work for several CryptoCurrency companies
  • Published two books in English, German and Chinese named “Learning for Profit”.