Ayrat Ikhsanov

Ayrat Ikhsanov


A charismatic, accomplished and highly motivated leader with 13 years of unique experience in strategic, operational management, business development and the public sector. Vast competence in key business areas: business planning, project management, strategy analysis and financial modelling. Outstanding ability to efficiently fulfill marketing, HR-management, team-building, and staff training functions. Adept at holding presentations, meetings, and negotiations at the top level. Excellent entrepreneurial skills, acquired through long-term international relations with foreign partners. Seeking to grow and deliver in a challenging and intellectually rewarding environment. 

Work experience

Work experience


Holding Liliya

A holding, comprised of a construction company, retail chain and taxi services provider with a staff of 200 employees.

·Established a major holding company, launched, developed and controlled the business. Conducted staff recruitment, held the control of budgeting and finance and implemented a comprehensive IT system.

·Having launched the construction side of the business, saved 70% on the cost of the premises compared to average market cost.

·Initiated food delivery services from the company’s outlets which created a 25% increase in sales of the retail chain.

·Managed the day to day operation of the taxi service which was comprised of 25 vehicles.

Dec 2007 - Jul 2008

Senior Tender Manager

Soyak International/ Rasen

International holding with a turnover of US$1.2 billion working across different sectors such as investments, construction, industry, trade and service.

·Organised a tender proposal which included market research, negotiation with suppliers and bidding. This related to a multifunctional complex project in Moscow worth US$330 million.

·Negotiated with clients and suppliers for participation in projects with a contract value of more than US$50 million.

·Assigned to share the Project Manager responsibilities of the Mercury City Tower project in Moscow worth more than US$300 million with the prospective of promotion to Project Manager.

Oct 2005 - Jul 2008

Deputy of Town Council&Member of the committee for city planning, housing policy, transport&communication

Town Council

A legislative and representative body of the city of Nizhnekamsk.

·Represented 10,000 people having being elected from a local community.

·Established the Help Centre where helped impoverished people with legal issues and organized charity events. Increased the public support for local self-administration by 20% after just 6 months.

·Proposed activities toward better balancing the town’s budget.

Dec 2006 - Nov 2007


Architect Studio

Company, dealing in real estate, construction, architectural and interior design.

·Overall management of the construction project worth US$2 million from construction stage to final handover.

·Checked the performance of contractors (time, cost & quality). Controlled budget and negotiated with clients and suppliers.

·Negotiated with municipal authorities coordinating all legal, business and governmental requirements from inception to completion.

Feb 2005 - Nov 2006


LLc Pyaterka

The project of start-up a chain of supermarkets targeted at families of low income.

·Pioneered the project of a retail chain with a totally new format for the city. Implemented the rebranding of the retail chain “Lilia” to gain a competitive advantage.

·Developed sales and marketing strategy, which achieved an increase in sales 400% higher than other related projects.

·Devoted 16-20 hours a month to the training of employees. Built a skilled team of 150 all of whom were retained by the company who ultimately purchased the business.

·Implemented an ERP-system for operational management of supermarkets from a central office.


Sep 2008 - Jul 2009


Cranfield School of Management
Sep 1997 - Jun 2003


Kazan State Technological University