Alina Ussenko

M&A / Fundraising / Corporate Development / PE/VC / Project Financing

London, United Kingdom


10 years of experience in M&A transaction execution, deal sourcing, valuations, financial modelling, SPA negotiations, fundraising, project financing in various industries such as energy, natural resources, industrials and technical services.

Domain experience

Relevant Total Experience: 10 years

Seniority Level: Senior

Sector Experience: 

Communication Services Energy Financials FinTech Industrials Information Technology Materials Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology and Life Sciences Real Estate Utilities


Skilled in: Corporate Development, Due Diligence, Bolt-on acquisitions, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Buy-and-Build, Value Creation & Enhancement, Strategic Finance, Target financing, Capital Raising, Fundraising strategy, Sell-side M&A

Technical Skills: Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Bloomberg, Microsoft Office

Languages: English

Work Experience

Element Materials Technology

Senior M&A / Corporate Development Manager



- Now

One of the largest global testing and certification business owned by Temasek. Responsibilities: transaction execution, commercial analysis, preparation of operating and valuation models for potential acquisitions, management of internal and external due diligence teams, preparation of investment materials, SPA negotiations with the sellers Achievements: worked on execution of all acquisitions completed by the company during the year (one in Hydrogen market and two in Wireless and Electronics markets), executed Aerospace & Defense strategy project, worked on developing the M&A pipeline in Aerospace, Defense, Digital Engineering, Connected Technologies, and Medical Technologies in with focus on UK, EU and Asia; prepared financial forecast/budget for digital / AI investment.


Corporate Finance



- 31/8/2018

Sustainable O&G technology / Gas-to-liquid company, backed by a consortium led by Tony Hayward Responsibilities: preparation of IMs, DFC models, presentations, feasibility studies, project finance arrangements, managing workflows between internal and external teams and advisors, due diligence with various lenders end equity investors, customer relationships with large national and public O&G companies. Achievements: executed all preparatory work for two projects in EMEAA (from initial client engagement to Feasibility Studies and Project Financing), was actively assisting business development team on sale origination.

KAZ Minerals PLC (former Kazakhmys PLC)

Business Development



- 30/11/2014

One of the largest Central Asian natural resources companies focused on copper. Former FTSE 100. Responsibilities: financial modelling, due diligence, industry specific research, preparation of materials for M&A, IPO and corporate restructurings (preparation of investment materials for the Board, daily due diligence management, liaising and managing workflows with multiple departments and external IB teams) Achievements: executed divestment of $50m+ business in Germany to a PE, worked on secondary IPO on HK stock exchange, worked on transformative corporate restructuring/carve out, worked on execution of $300m+ EV copper and gold acquisitions and M&A pipeline in rare earths, copper, gold, and other metals


London Business School



- 31/12/2014

London School of Business and Finance



- 31/12/2011

Oxford Brookes University



- 31/12/2009