Alexander Idrisov Managing partner

The founder and Managing partner of Strategy Partners Group – the leading Russian strategy advisory firm, founded in1994. Strategy Partners assists leading corporations and government bodies to create sustainable value by providing innovative and objective professional advice on strategy, organization and performance improvement, corporate finance and change management. Alexander established highly experienced team of Russian and foreign professionals leveraging their expertise, excellent connections and first class reputation to exploit growth opportunities on developing Russian and CIS markets. He was a pioneer of innovation and venture capital activity in Russia

Skill Highlights

  • Strategic planning                          
  • Organization development
  • Competitiveness                           
  • Innovation management
  • Decision making             
  • Project management
  • Performance management                      
  • Operation performance improvement
  • Corporate finance         
  • Business restructuring
  • Investment analysis and planning          
  • Government relationship
  • Leadership        
  • Start-Ups and Acquisitions

Core Accomplishments

Strategy and competitiveness:

  • Managed the strategy development for dozens of leading Russian corporations (FMCG, Automotive)
  • Manufacturing and Defense, Retail, Telecoms, Agriculture, Transportation, Mining and Metallurgy, Oil&Gaz)
  • Led the strategy advisory team for several regions in Russia and CIS
  • Led a group of international experts on the strategy development for Kazakhstan

Operations management:

  • Developed and successfully launched dozens of the sales stimulation and cost reduction programs
  • Developed and successfully implemented several Business restructuring program

Startups and Innovation:

  • Successfully launched and funded a number of startups
  • Developed the portfolio growth strategy for venture capital fund

Corporate Finance:

  • Led development of investment proposals for a number of corporations and support them during the capital raising process
  • Developed a number of pre-IPO strategies
  • One of the leading expert on financial modeling in Russia. Designed the Project expert - one of the most popular software product


  • Author of seminars and Visiting speaker in Moscow School of Management "SKOLKOVO"
  • Board member, Chairman of Strategic commitee in OAO "ROSGEO" - the leading Geological service provider in Russia and CIS
  • Board member, Chairman of Strategic committee in BI Group - the leading developer and construction company in Kazakhstan
  • Board member, Chairman of Strategic committee in ONCHP - Oil, Gaz and Chemical Engineering
  • Member of Strategic commitee in ROSTEC (Jan. 2014 - Mar. 2016)
  • Board member of AxxonSoft one of the leading global vendor of security information management systems
  • Strategic committee member of the Helicopters Russia (Jan. 2016 - Jan. 2018)

Government relationship

  • Led the development of number the state programs for different industries (Retail, Chemical industry, Aerospace)
  • Energy, Forestry, Railway, Electronics, Tourism, etc)
  • Member of "Open Government" of Russia (Independent Advisory Board)

International relationship

  • Board member and Representative of Russia in the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils (GFCC) since 2015
  • Former Board member of the European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies (EFFAS)
  • Representative of Russia and member of the Board at Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils (incl. policymakers from over 50 countries)


  • High Performance Board, Executive education; IMD Business school, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2017
  • Sertificate: Leading professional service firm, 2010. Harvard Business School - Boston, USA. Executive education
  • Sertificate: Banking and finance, 1993. Deutsches Institute fur Betriebswirschift - Frankfurt Main, Germany. Executive education
  • Sertificate: General management, 1991. Deutsche Management Akademy Niedersachsen - Hannover, Germany. Executive education
  • PhD not completed: Manufacturing automation, 1988. Bauman University - Moscow, USSR. Postgraduate
  • High School Diploma: Machine building Engineering, 1983. Pavlodar Industrial Institute - Pavlodar, USSR
Philip Modiano Partner
Alexey Prazdnichnykh Partner
Elena Kiseleva Partner
Igor Skachkov Adviser of the managing partner
Andrey Zauter Partner
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