Mr. Martin Dirks holds a degree in System Development from Institute of Information Technology.
He was previously Senior Vice President (Europe, Middle East & Africa) at Siemens Mobile Phones. He was also previously CEO of APM Terminals (subsidiary of the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group); Celtel International (now Bharti Airtel) telecomms (In DRC); Maxx Management (an investment firm in Kazakhstan); Ukrainian Mobile Communications and Holding BV, a Venture Capital Company.
Mr. Dirks is currently a Partner at Helios Investment Partners and is a member of the Board of Directors of Vivo Energy and Africatel.
He speaks fluent English, Russian, French, German, Ukrainian and Dutch.