Raisa Karaseva

Tax & Restructuring

Raisa started her career at Moscow’s tax authorities.
After she worked in PwC and BDO where she has been responsible for international and local tax projects which include but not limited to the tax due diligence, tax disputes and transfer pricing.
Later she was employed by the Rosatom’s mining division, ARMZ Uranium Holding Co.
At ARMZ she managed international and statutory tax areas, including acquisition of Canadian company Uranium One. 
From midyear 2011 she has been leading private tax bureau. She also takes on the interim tax leadership roles.
raisa.karaseva@fttpartners.ru

Dmitry Kucher

Valuation & Financial Modeling

Dmitry joined Grant Thornton Russia (renamed as Baker Tilly Russia in 2015) in 2002.  
He was appointed as a director of the business valuation department in 2010 which he led till 2018.
Dmitry graduated from Moscow Construction University as an engineer and from Moscow Financial Academy as a valuation specialist.
dmitry.kucher@fttpartners.ru

Irina Molodova

Financial & Tax Reporting, Forensic & Due Diligence 

Irina started her career in a national audit company. From 2005 Irina was employed by Grant Thornton (renamed as Baker Tilly in 2015), where she managed IFRS audit, tax review and agreed upon engagements related to the internal control and other risk management areas.
In 2012 Irina joined Terranova group of companies as a CFO, where she led an optimisation of finance function till 2018.
She graduated from the Russian Academy of Economics named after G.V. Plekhanov and was awarded a Russian auditor’s certificate and ACCA DipIFR. 
irina.molodova@fttpartners.ru

Andrey Sorochan

Forensic, Transaction, Turnaround

Andrey gained his experience from financial restructuring (World bank projects), audit (EY) and transaction advisory (Deloitte) engagements. 
In 2006, he joined Grant Thornton Russia (renamed as Baker Tilly Russia in 2015) where from 2011 he was a partner in charge for M&A transactions, restructuring and investigation services.
Andrey was qualified as CPA (New Hampshire Accountancy Board, US, 2006) and as CFE (Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, 2012). He earned an MBA in the Netherlands, M.I.Tax in Germany and is a CFA charterholder. 
Andrey takes on interim financial and restructuring engagements. 
andrey.sorochan@fttpartners.ru

Eduard Usmanov

Project Finance, Debt & Financial Advisory

Eduard started his career as an auditor in Deloitte in 2005. 
In 2007 he joined as project officer the RFPB Project Finance Ltd. which is a successor of the advisory business of the Russian Project Finance Bank, established by EBRD in 1992.
At RFBP Eduard was responsible for identifying, assessing, structuring and organising fundraising for dozen of transactions with a total value surpassing $10 bln. 
In 2015 he left as a Director the RFPB Project Finance Ltd. to launch an independent financial advisory firm.
He graduated from Moscow State Technical University named after Bauman (MSTU).
 
 
 
eduard.usmanov@fttpartners.ru