Artem Astanin is a graduate of Moscow State University, where he earned a Master's degree in Economics. He is an affiliate member of ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants).
Artem embarked on his career in 2003 as an analyst at ING Bank (Eurasia), later worked at Citibank Moscow and BDO Unicon, and from 2005 to 2009, he worked at Ernst & Young. In 2009, he took over as the Head of the Finance Department at MDM Bank, and from 2013 to 2015, he led the Finance Department and served as Deputy CFO at Svyaznoy Bank.
Artem has been with SFI Investment Holding since 2016, and in 2021, he assumed the role of Deputy CEO — CFO of the holding. In July 2022, he left SFI to become a partner, managing director, and CFO of Insight Investment Group.