Andrei-Mihai Pogonaru is a founding partner of an Eastern European private equity fund, which he started as a family office. He is actively involved in running a number of the fund's portfolio investments, including a large commercial real-estate development in the center of Bucharest. Andrei was also a member of the National Grid of Romania for 2 years. Previously, he established the first mobile banking business in Romania and one of the first solar power plants.
He holds BA and MA degrees in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge, Trinity College. While at Cambridge he met his wonderful wife Deborah. In his spare time Andrei does capoeira and snowboards.