Joel Lautier

Chief Executive Officer

Head and founder of the RGG Capital company with a managerial experience in strategic and financial consulting since 2006.

Founder and the first Chairman of the Working Group of M&A at the Association of European Business, which includes more than 150 companies.

Member of the Board of Directors of Franco-Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He also is a member of the board of directors of several companies in the industry of chemicals, retail, financial services. 

Joel Lautier studied at the Wharton business-school (Philadelphia, USA). In 2014 he received the Executive MBA degree at the Skolcovo Moscow school of Management.

Chess career: World-class Chess Grandmaster, World Junior Chess Champion (1988), best player in France during the 15 years (till 2004), Quarter-finalist at the World Championship (2001), positive lifetime score in tournament encounters against World Champion Garry Kasparov - 2 wins, 7 draws and 1 loss over ten games, winner of more than forty tournaments on the top professional circuit.