Managing Director of UFG Private Equity. Dimitri Elkin has over ten years of international private equity experience. Prior to joining UFG, Mr. Elkin was a founding member of a Russia-focused Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC). From 1998 until 2003 he was with Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. where he was responsible for, among other things, monitoring, restructuring and exiting several investments in Russia. From 1996 until 1998 he was with Lehman Brothers in New York in the structured finance group. He started his career in 1992 as a management consultant advising multinational companies on market entry strategies in the former Soviet Union. He holds an undergraduate degree in mathematics from Moscow State University, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.