Board of directors

Ian Cockerill
Riccardo Orcel

Chair of the Board of Directors

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Appointed: 21 March 2022.

Previous experience: 30 years of experience in international management and leadership roles in various investment banks. His latest position was Managing Director and Vice Chairman, Head of Global Banking at VTB Capital. Prior to joining VTB Capital, he worked at Merrill Lynch and Bank of America Merrill Lynch as Managing Director, Member of the EMEA Executive Committee and Head of Central Eastern Europe Middle East and Africa Corporate and Investment Banking.

Qualifications: graduated from University of Economy La Sapienza of Rome.

Other roles: Non-Executive Director of EM Horizon Corp and M.Video PJSC.

Vitaly Nesis
Vitaly Nesis

Group Chief Executive Officer

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Appointed: 29 September 2011.

Previous experience: Member of JSC Polymetal Board, 2004–2012. CEO of Vostsibugol, 2002–2003. Strategic Development Director at the Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant in 2000. McKinsey in Moscow, 1999–2000. Merrill Lynch in New York, 1997–1999.

Qualifications: BA in Economics from Yale University. MA in Mining Economics from St. Petersburg Mining Institute.

Other roles: Chief Executive of JSC Polymetal since 2003.

Giacomo Baizini
Giacomo Baizini

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Appointed: 1 January 2018.

Previous experience: EVRAZ plc 2005-present; held various positions incl. Group CFO in 2009–2014; as well as in operations planning and business development. Prior to joining EVRAZ, Mr Baizini was a management consultant with McKinsey & Co in their Milan and Tokyo offices.

Qualifications: MA Hons in Physics from the University of Oxford. Diploma of Industrial Engineering from the Japan Management Association. Summer MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

Other roles: Financial Advisor to the Board of Directorsof EVRAZ plc.

Konstantin Yanakov
Konstantin Yanakov

Non-Executive Director

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Appointed: 29 September 2011.

Previous experience: Member of JSC Polymetal’s Board of Directors, 2008–2012; member of its Audit Committee. Various positions at MDM Bank. CFO of JSC Polymetal until 2004. Board Member at Piraeus Bank, Inbank, Greek Organisation of Football Prognostics, and Tiscali. Supervisory Board Member of Rigensis Bank.

Qualifications: MBA from the London Business School. PhD in Economics from Russian State University of Management. Degree in Global Economics from the Government of Russia’s Finance Academy.

Other roles: Board Member of the East Mining Company. Director of ICT Holding. General Director (sole executive body) of LLC ICT-Kapital.

Janat Berdalina
Janat Berdalina

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Appointed: 17 March 2022.

Previous experience: audit, reporting, tax and management consulting professional. She was a Co-shareholder, Managing Partner and President of KPMG in Kazakhstan and Central Asia as well as a Board Member of KPMG in the CIS for more than a decade. Janat also held Independent Director positions at several Kazakh entities including Kazakhstan Stock Exchange, KazTransGas, Kazpost. She was an executive at the Foreign Investors’ Council in Kazakhstan and actively participated in the development of the Tax Code and the Law on Auditing in the country.

Qualifications: holds an Executive MBA from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees, France, a degree in economics from the Academy of Management, Almaty, Kazakhstan and a degree in international business from Bristol University, UK. Honorary Auditor of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Other roles: Chairman of the Board of Trustees “Almaty Management University” (AlmaU), a partner of Arizona State University (Arizona USA).

Paul J. Ostling
Paul J. Ostling

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Appointed: 17 March 2022.

Previous experience: seasoned executive with a more than 40 years of experience. In a career spanning thirty years with E&Y, he was one of the architects of EY’s businesses in Russia and Eastern Europe from 1991; and, ultimately, as the Global Executive Partner (1994-2003) and Global COO (2003-2007). After leaving E&Y in 2007, he has served on a number of boards of directors and run several companies. In 2011-2022 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director Chairman Audit Committee, Chairman of Remuneration and Positions Committee of Uralkali. In 2015-2018 Chairman of Board of Directors of JKX Oil & Gas PLC.

Qualifications: : graduated from Fordham University School of Law; BS Mathematics and Philosophy from Fordham University. Qualified Financial Expert under SEC, LSE and EU Regulations. Member: American Bar Association; New York State Bar Association; Association of the Bar of the City of New York;

Other roles: Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU) member, Fordham University School of Law – Dean’s Planning Council.

Evgueni Konovalenko
Evgueni Konovalenko

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Appointed: 17 March 2022.

Previous experience: has extensive experience in investment banking and since 2005 held various executive positions in Renaissance Capital, including Managing Director, Head of International Equities and FICC Sales. Prior to joining Renaissance Capital, he worked at UBS London as Vice President, Structured Products Group.

Qualifications: BA in Economics from Columbia College of Columbia University, New York, NY, USA, and MBA from Solvay Business School, University Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium.

Other roles: Managing Director, Head of International Equities and FICC Sales at Renaissance Capital (UK).

Steven Dashevsky
Steven Dashevsky

Independent Non-Executive Director

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Appointed: 17 March 2022.

Previous experience: investment professional with more than 20 years of experience in financial markets. Since 1998 held various senior management positions in leading financial services firms including Aton Capital, UniCredit Securities, Kola Capital LLP. In 2012-2013 served as a non-executive director of Integra Group.

Qualifications: graduated from Baruch College of The City University of New York (Finance and Investments); Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

Other roles: Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of D&P Advisors LLP (UK); Non-Executive Director at Partankers X AS (Norway).

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