Vadim Stanislavovich Belyaev is a Russian banker and businessman, the chairman and 29% shareholder in Otkritie Holding, Russia's largest private financial group.
His father wrote high school chemistry textbooks. He has a bachelor's degree in Electronics Engineering and Ultra-Sound Technology from Moscow Engineering and Automation Institute.
Belyayev started in business as a teenager, selling imported watches, and has been active in the banking sector since the 1990s.
He founded Otkritie Holding in 2001, and was its CEO from the outset, before becoming chairman in August 2017.
Belyayev owns 29% of Otkritie Holding, which owns Bank Otkritie, and other leading shareholders include Vagit Alekperov, Leonid Fedun, Alexander Nesis, Ruben Aganbegyan and Alexander Mamut.