Galina Chifina

Partner and Investment Advisor

Galina joined RTP Global in 2007 right after University graduation. Starting as an analyst, she’s now a Partner, with a primary focus on FoodTech and HealthTech initiatives. She also helps build and manage the fund’s Indian portfolio.

Galina is currently on the boards of Ivi, Practo and Faasos among others.

Galina has an Honours degree in Management from Moscow State Technical University.

Her hobbies are horse-riding, travelling and snowboarding.

What’s the most rewarding aspect of the job you do?

Since I joined RTP Global I haven’t lived a single day like the last one. Every day is different and new.

What’s the most challenging aspect of the job you do?

The high level of uncertainty. Failure can come your way all too quickly. Success can take a long time.

What’s the best piece of business advice you have ever been given?

Always hire people smarter than you.

What’s your main business goal?

Helping people with great ideas to realize their true potential.

If you could share any wisdom with a budding entrepreneur, what would it be?

Stay focused, hire strong people and think long-term.