Research team

Mikhail Ganelin

Senior analyst, Finance, IT, Transport


Prior to Aton, Mikhail worked at Troika Dialog, Sberbank CIB and Gazprombank. Has been working in the financial market since 2002.

Graduated from the New Economic School Masters in Finance program and major in economics in the Russian State University for the Humanities. Mikhail held the leading positions in equity research rankings in Institutional Investors and Extel in different years.

Alexander Kornilov

Senior analyst, Energy sector


Prior to Aton, Alexander worked at Alfa Bank and BCS Investment Company. Has been working in the financial market since 2003.

Graduated from the Novosibirsk State University with focus on math applications in economics. CFA, has been consistently ranked as top-3 analyst with his stocks according to Bloomberg.

Elizaveta Lebedeva

Analyst, Consumer Goods Sector

Elizaveta joined ATON’s team after graduation from the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation specialized in "Banking". Additionally she studied at AIBEc (American Institute of Business and Economics). Elizaveta has FFMS qualification certificate of the 1.0 series.


Andrey Lobazov

Senior analyst, Metals & Mining, Fertilizers, Real Estate

Prior to Aton, Andrey worked at BofA Merrill Lynch, Alfa Bank, IFC Metropol and earlier three years in audit at KPMG. Has been working in the financial market since 2009.

Graduated from Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, holds Postgraduate Diploma in International Trade Law from London Guildhall University (today – London Metropolitan University).


Yakov Yakovlev

Senior analyst, Macro, Fixed Income

Prior to Aton, Yakov worked in Gazprombank, Renaissance Capital and in Zenit Bank.

Graduated from the Novosibirsk State University, holds Master’s degree in Finance from the Higher School of Economics. He has over 10 years of experience in fixed income research.