Mr Sokolov has MSc (Financial Accounting) from the Syktyvkar State University (2003) and a double MSc degree (2007) from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (Business Administration) and the University of Eastern Finland (European Forestry). His professional background includes financial analyses and modelling. Previously, he worked at an international forest asset management and investment company in Sweden, where he was involved in preparing financial and valuation models for different business cases, including in the forest industry. Stanislav has also strong experience in the field of forest investment assessment and analyses in the Baltics, as well as the Balkan region. Stanislav is native in Russian, and fluent in English and Swedish.