Rupert Galliers-Pratt Founder, Executive Chairman, CEO and Interim CFO
Rupert Galliers-Pratt has served on the board of several publicly-traded companies in the UK and the US. He has extensive experience in the telecommunications industry and has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Petersburg Long Distance Inc. (NASDAQ) from 1992–1995. During that time he was responsible for establishing ZAO PeterStar, which is the dominant Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC) in St. Petersburg, and Altel, which was the first cellular operator in Kazakhstan. He has broad knowledge of the North American Capital Markets and whilst serving as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Petersburg Long Distance Inc. he raised over US$350m for investment in licenses and infrastructure, of which US$200m was raised in a fully registered public offering in New York in December 1994.
He currently serves as Chairman of both Cardlink Holdings Limited and Vistula Limited. He was the founder shareholder of Vistula Limited along with Adam Bishop. He has a number of other investments in the UK and the United States.