Ardavan Farhad Moshiri is a British-Iranian businessman and investor who resides in Monaco. Moshiri owns and has shares in numerous steel and energy companies in the UK and Russia, as well as a 77.2% stake in Everton F.C.
An accountant by training, Farhad Moshiri once worked for such firms as Ernst & Young and Deloitte Touche.
After meeting Russian billionaire Usmanov in the early 90’s, he became his minority partner in several projects.
Alongside Usmanov, he has stakes in Russian mining and steel manufacturing giant Metalloinvest and Russian wireless operator Megafon.
He sold his stake in Arsenal back to Usmanov in 2016 to fund his investment in English soccer club Everton.
Usmanov later sold out to American billionaire Stan Kroenke.