Chief Executive Officer of the Ukrainian investment company Dragon Capital
Tomas Fiala, Chief Executive Officer of Dragon Capital, has over twenty years’ experience in Central and Eastern European securities markets. He started his career at Bayerische Vereinsbank in Prague in 1994, continuing studies at the Prague University of Economics. In 1995, Tomas joined Wood & Co., a leading regional investment bank, and was sent a year later to Ukraine to establish and run their office in the country. Under his leadership, Wood & Co. became the largest investment bank in Ukraine. Following the 1998 financial crisis, he moved to Wood’s Warsaw office to launch their online brokerage. In 2000, Tomas initiated the founding of Dragon Capital. Since its foundation, Tomas has been the CEO of Dragon Capital, building the company into the leading investment bank in Ukraine and a trusted financial adviser for international investors. He sits on the boards of several companies, including AIM-listed Dragon-Ukrainian Properties & Development plc. Tomas has twice been recognized as “Best Manager in Ukraine” by Ekonomika publishing house (2009, 2010).
Tomas has served as elected President of the European Business Association (EBA) in 2010-2015 and since 2016, leading Ukraine’s top business community which currently unites over 960 companies with more than a million employees. In October 2016, Tomas was elected to the Board of Transparency International Ukraine for a two-year term.