Roman Matkiwsky is responsible for the Energy & Infrastructure portfolio at the Black Sea Trade & Development Bank. With over 20 years of experience at Macquarie Capital, Skanska Infrastructure Development, Société Générale Emerging Europe Asset Management, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD); Roman brings a strong track record of both corporate / project finance as well as private equity / infrastructure investment.
Born in Canada of Ukrainian and Polish parents, Roman is fluent in several languages (Ukrainian, Polish, with a good comprehension of French, Italian, and Russian). After taking a Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Toronto, he became a Chartered Financial Analyst, which he followed with an MBA at Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario. In Canada he embarked on his banking career at the Royal Bank of Canada.
Roman is married with two children, and is an avid lover of sports (cycling, tennis and sailing), international affairs and art.