Dr Fridlyand is a Non-Executive Director of Vibe Syndicate Management Limited, Inceptum Insurance Company Limited and, the group’s parent company, Syndicate Re.
Dr. Fridlyand studied mathematics and graduated summa cum laude from Moscow Forest Technical Institute, School of Applied Mathematics. In 1991, he moved to the United States to study turbulence and chaos theory at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering and received his Ph.D. there in 1995. That same year, in the early years of commercialization of internet, Dr. Fridlyand founded a company with which he stayed through multiple mergers and acquisitions until 2003 for a couple of years after it became a part of 150 year old Cable & Wireless plc.
Dr. Fridlyand joined Soros Fund Management in May of 2005. He led investments and currently represents Soros on the Board of Directors of various oil & gas explorations and telecommunication companies around the world. He is also a Director of Canadian life reinsurance company Aurigen Re and Narragansett Bay Insurance Company, a regulated company that underwrites homeowner insurance products in Northeast of USA.