Jochen Wermuth is Founding Partner of Wermuth Asset Management family office & Green Gateway Fund, Advisory Board member of the World Economic Forum’s GCC, Davos, and of the Liberal Mission Foundation, Moscow. He has overseen investments in Russia/CIS valued in excess of $1bn, participated in the set-up of Deutsche Bank Russia and worked in the Russian Ministry of Finance from 1993-97. He focuses on resource efficiency and the profitable move towards a sustainable, waste-free “circular economy”. He has passed his D.Phil. qualifying exams at Oxford & holds an MA in economics from Brown University.