Said Gutseriev is a London-based entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist. He is the Founding Partner of Larnabel Ventures, a Board Director and majority shareholder in PJSC ‘SFI’, and Non-Executive Director of M.VideoEldorado.
A dual British and Russian citizen, Said has a track record of developing profitable technology businesses worldwide. He oversaw the transformation of M.Video’s online marketplace Goods.ru into one of Russia’s largest e-commerce retailers, and he continues to scale up innovative companies through Larnabel Ventures, which prioritises pioneering technological solutions across a number of sectors. As a Non-Executive Director of SFI, he helps oversee SFI’s ownership of Europlan, a leading auto-leasing company; the innovative cloud gaming provider GFN.RU; and its stake in VSK, a full-service insurance company in Russia.
Said also founded the Chingiz Gutseriev Research Fellowship, which was established in collaboration with his alma mater, St. Peter’s College, University of Oxford, to ensure that the archaeological research produced by the college remains at the forefront of global study for years to come. Said holds a Master’s degree in Archaeology and Geology from St. Peter’s College, University of Oxford, and a degree in Oil & Gas Management from Plymouth Business School, University of Plymouth.