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Jonathan Fung


Hong Kong

  • Prior to joining Gardiner Resources in 2013, Jonathan was an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs Natural Resources Group
  • Jonathan spent over a decade working in the Oil and Gas industry; including upstream energy, midstream, and oilfield services Jonathan has originated and executed transactions for publicly-traded, sponsor-owned, and privately-owned middle market companies in a variety of markets
  • Projects included acquisitions, divestitures, equity/debt financings, and production payments
  • Jonathan is a graduate of Hong Kong Polytechnic University and holds a PhD degree in Finance

Denis Khromov



  • Denis is a Director at Gardiner Resources responsible for coverage of Russian, Kazakhstan and CIS oil and gas companies. He brings with him over 11 years of experience in investment banking and financing with a primary focus on oil & gas and energy industries and a substantial market expertise in Russia and CIS
  • Prior to Gardiner Resources,  Denis served as a director of the oil and gas investment banking team at Renaissance Capital, where he advised international and Russian companies such as Russneft, Gazprom neft, Shell, Hess, Gazprom, Rosneft, Zhaikmunai, RAO UES and many others
  • Denis is a graduate of Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation. Denis is CFA charter holder and is also an ACCA member

Barkan Baybogan



  • Mr. Baybogan is a seasoned professional with a strong specialization and background in corporate & investment banking having an experience of both deal origination, buy-side & sell-side advisory and proven track record of M&A and IPO lead advisory excellence attested to by many successfully completed cross border transactions in sectors such as logistics, chemicals, manufacturing, construction, technology, media and real estate
  • Barkan’s professional credentials include corporate lending, project finance, private equity investment, capital market transactions and M&A
  • Barkan is a graduate of Bilgi University with a PhD degree in Economics
  • Barkan also serves as the member of the Board in listed Verusa Holding Group

Charles Harris



  • Charles is a Director at Gardiner Resources with a particular focus on Africa. Charles has over 10 years of experience in Investment Banking and a track record of successfully completed transactions in various sectors
  • Prior to joining Gardiner Resources in 2014, Charles spent six years at Deutsche Bank and three years at Ernst&Young M&A department
  • Charles advised international and African companies such as Ecobank, Essar, Total, Kelda, Tesco, Aggregate Industries and others
  • Charles possesses a significant expertise in UK Takeover transactions

Chris Robinson


New York

  • Chris is a Director at Gardiner Resources office in New York
  • Chris is responsible for coverage of corporate clients of the firm and developing the firm's business in North America
  • Chris has over 12 years of experience in Investment Banking
  • Prior to joining Gardiner Resources, Chris worked for Merrill Lynch. He was involved in a number of landmark M&A and IPO transactions in various sectors and geographies