Rinat Maltsev

Country: Ukraine
Sector: Natural Resources
Job title: M&A Analyst
Subject of study: Business
Year of graduation: 2019
Type/Level of study: Undergraduate

Current Employer/Organisation Name

Metinvest Holding

What have you been doing since leaving Exeter, and what are you doing now?

Since I left University of Exeter I went to UCL to attain Masters of science in management. Now I am employed by the 6th largest steel producer in Europe.

Why did you choose this career? And what do you enjoy most about your work?

It’s important to share your knowledge with domestic company so that they can excel in their sphere.

Please tell us if you were a member of any societies, groups or sports clubs?

Business society.

What did you enjoy most about your programme and what was the biggest highlight?

I enjoyed that we had a lot of support from the staff at Exeter. The main highlight was that I was able to find a mentor and a friend – Dr Manolchev, who has supported me through my bachelors and masters!

What did you enjoy most about studying here?


Why did you choose to study at Exeter?

JK Rowling studied at Exeter. Rank-wise it was a good university to study at.

What skills and experiences have been most useful for your career?

Decision-making, sustainability orientation, finance and operations management.

What advice would you give to a current student who wishes to pursue your career?

I would recommend to apply at the earliest convenience and do not hold back. You may hear many rejections and missed calls. Be misunderstood and some day a great company will hire you. Don’t let it knock you down!

What are your plans for the future?

Grow and prosper in my sphere.


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