Short biographies of the Board of Directors members

Chairman of the Board of Directors, Non-Executive Director


Born in 1956

Education, academic degree, academic rank:

Graduated from the Perm National Research Polytechnic University with a degree in Mining Engineering

Experience over the last 5 years :

2013–present: Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation and Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District

t website. Positions held in collective governing bodies as of December 31,2018:
  • member of the Supervisory Board of Rosatom State Corporation
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Far Eastern Federal University
  • Co-Chairman of the Russian Union of Martial Arts

Non-Executive Director, Representative of the Russian Federation


Born in 1976

Education, academic degree, academic rank:

Graduated from the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation with a degree in Finance and Lending Postgraduate studies at the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation Audit retraining program at Moscow State University

Experience over the last 5 years :

2011–present: Head of New Business at the Agency for Strategic Initiatives

2012–present: Chairman of the Leaders Club

2014–2016: Vice President of the NEO Centre

t website. Positions held in collective governing bodies as of December 31,2018:
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Vostochny Bank
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Modulbank

Non-Executive Director, Independent Director


Born in 1964

Education, academic degree, academic rank:

Graduated from the National Research Moscow State University of Civil Engineering with a degree in Hydraulic Engineering and Power Plant Construction

Graduated from the Russian Foreign Trade Academy with a degree in International Economics

Experience over the last 5 years :

2013–present: Chairman of the Management Board of NP Market Council

2013–present: Chairman of the Management Board of JSC ATS

t website. Positions held in collective governing bodies as of December 31,2018:
  • member of the Supervisory Board of the NP Market Council
  • member of the Board of Directors at JSC ATS
  • member of the Board of Directors at JSC SO UES

Non-Executive Director, Independent Director


Born in 1973

Education, academic degree, academic rank:

Graduated from the Saint Petersburg State University and the University of Trieste (Italy) with degrees in law, Doctor of Law

Experience over the last 5 years :

2016–present: General Director of MC Polyus LLC

2014–present: Chief Executive Officer of PJSC Polyus

2014–2016: President of JSC Polyus Krasnoyarsk

2013–2016: Interim Chief Executive Officer, Chief Executive Officer of Polyus Gold International Limited

t website. Positions held in collective governing bodies as of December 31,2018:
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors at SL Gold
  • Member of the Board of Directors of PJSC Polyus
  • Member of the Board of Directors at PJSC FGC UES

Non-Executive Director, Independent Director


Born in 1961

Education, academic degree, academic rank:

Graduated from the National Research Nuclear University with a degree in Theoretical Nuclear Physics PhD degree in Economics, Professor Corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences

Experience over the last 5 years :

2016–2018: General Director at RT-Capital

2015–2016: General Director of Nechernozemagropromstroy Corporation

2012–2015: General Director of LENSENT

2011–2016: General Director of Energetic Russian Company (ERCO)

2007–2014: Chairman of the Presidium of the National Institute of Energy Security

Non-Executive Director, Representative of the Russian Federation


Born in 1967

Education, academic degree, academic rank:

Graduated from the Moscow State University with a degree in Law

Experience over the last 5 years :

2013–2018: Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation

t website. Positions held in collective governing bodies:
  • State representative in the Supervisory Board of the NP Market Council
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors at JSC SO UES
  • member of the Board of Directors of Rosseti

Non-Executive Director, Representative of the Russian Federation


Born in 1980

Education, academic degree, academic rank:

Graduated from the Moscow State University with a degree in Economics in 2001 Graduated from the Moscow State University with a Master’s degree in Management in 2003

Experience over the last 5 years :

2017–present: General Director, Chairman of the Management Board at Rosseti

2013–2017: Head of the Moscow Department of Fuel and Energy, in 2017: Head of the Moscow Department of Housing, Utilities and Amenities

t website. Positions held in collective governing bodies:
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors at PJSC FGC UES
  • member of the Board of Directors of Rosseti
  • member of the Board of Directors at JSC SO UES
  • member of the Management Board of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP)
  • President of the Sport Federation of Firefighters and Rescuers

Non-Executive Director, Independent director


Born in 1972

Education, academic degree, academic rank:

Graduated from the Sergo Ordzhonikidze State Academy of Management with a degree in International Economics

Graduated from the American University of Paris with a degree in Applied Economics Received MBA from Stanford University

Experience over the last 5 years :

2017–present: President of Altera Capital

2011–2017: President of Altera Capital

t website. Positions held in collective governing bodies:
  • member of the Board of Directors at GeoProMining Investment Ltd (Cyprus)

Non-Executive Director, Representative of the Russian Federation, public officer


Born in 1983

Education, academic degree, academic rank:

Graduated from Ivanovo State Power Engineering University Degree in Heat Power Station Engineering, 2005; Bachelor of Economics, 2005.

Experience over the last 5 years :

2017–present: Deputy Minister of Economic Development

2017: Assistant Minister of Economic Development

2011–2017: Head of Electric Power, Natural Resources Directorate, Research Department, VTB Capital

t website. Positions held in collective governing bodies:
  • member of the Board of Directors of Rosseti
  • member of the Board of Directors at JSC SO UES
  • member of the Management Board of the Federal Antimonopoly Service

Non-Executive Director, Representative of the Russian Federation


Born in 1962

Education, academic degree, academic rank:

Graduated from the Moscow Power Engineering Institute (heat power stations), Professor

Experience over the last 5 years:

2016–present: President of NP Scientific and Technical Council of the Unified Energy System

2015–present: Head of Department at the Moscow Power Engineering Institute (part-time)

2013–present: Dean of the Moscow Power Engineering Institute

t website. Positions held in collective governing bodies:
  • member of the Board of Directors of Rosseti
  • member of the Board of Trustees of the Energy Without Borders foundation

Non-Executive Director, Representative of the Russian Federation


Born in 1963

Education, academic degree, academic rank:

Graduated from the KGB Moscow Higher Frontier Guards Command Academy KGB Military School Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, degree in Public and Municipal Administration PhD in Economics

Experience over the last 5 years :

:2007–present: Senior Vice President at VTB Bank

Non-Executive Director


Born in 1959

Education, academic degree, academic rank:

Graduated from the Gubkin Moscow Institute of Petrochemical and Gas Industry with a degree in Industrial Heat and Power Engineering

Experience over the last 5 years :

2016–present: President, Chairman of the Management Board at Bashneft

2015–present: General Director at RN-Assets

2012–present: Vice President for Energy, Localization and Innovation;

since 2015: member of the Management Board at Rosneft

t website. Positions held in collective governing bodies:
  • member of the Board of Directors at RN-Assets
  • deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors at Bashneft
  • chairman of the Board of Directors at Okha CHPP

Executive Director, Representative of the Russian Federation


Born in 1951

Education, academic degree, academic rank:

Sergo Ordzhonikidze Novocherkassk Polytechnic Institute awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labor; holds a PhD degree in Technology

Experience over the last 5 years :

2015–present: Chairman of the Management Board – General Director of RusHydro

2009–2015: First Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of JSC SO UES

t website. Positions held in collective governing bodies:
  • member of the Board of Directors of Global Sustainable Energy Partnership
  • member of the Board of Directors of Rosseti
  • chairman of the Supervisory Board of Association Hydropower of Russia
  • member of the Supervisory Board of the NP Market Council
  • member of the Management Board of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP)
  • member of the Board of Trustees of the National Research University Moscow Power Engineering Institute
  • deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of NP Scientific and Technical Council of the Unified Energy System

Non-Executive Director, Representative of the Russian Federation


Born in 1980

Education, academic degree, academic rank:

Graduated from Moscow State Institute of International Relations with a degree in Economics

Experience over the last 5 years :

2014–present: Chief Executive Officer of the Far East and Baikal Region Development Fund

2013–2014: First Deputy CEO at Kada-Neftegaz

t website. Positions held in collective governing bodies:
  • member of the Board of Directors at Skolkovo Ventures
  • member of the Board of Directors at Voskhod
  • member of the Supervisory Board at ALROSA
  • chairman of the Supervisory Board at the Far East Investment and Export Agency

Non-Executive Director, Representative of the Russian Federation


Born in 1974

Education, academic degree, academic rank:

St. Petersburg State Institute of Technology Moscow State Institute of International Relations (University) under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Experience over the last 5 years :

2017–present: Chief Executive Officer at the Russian Post

2013–2017: Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation

t website. Positions held in collective governing bodies:
  • member of the Supervisory Board at VTB Bank
  • member of the Supervisory Board at Post Bank
  • member of the Board of Directors at Rosseti
  • member of the Board of Directors at the Deposit Insurance Agency

Short biographies of members of the Board of Directors prior to June 27, 2018

Non-Executive Director, Representative of the Russian Federation


Born in 1980

Education, academic degree, academic rank:

Graduated from Moscow State Institute of International Relations with a degree in Economics

Experience over the last 5 years :

2014–present: Chief Executive Officer of the Far East and Baikal Region Development Fund

2013–2014: First Deputy CEO at Kada-Neftegaz

t website. Positions held in collective governing bodies:
  • member of the Board of Directors at Skolkovo Ventures
  • member of the Board of Directors at Voskhod
  • member of the Supervisory Board at ALROSA
  • chairman of the Supervisory Board at the Far East Investment and Export Agency

Non-Executive Director, Representative of the Russian Federation


Born in 1974

Education, academic degree, academic rank:

St. Petersburg State Institute of Technology Moscow State Institute of International Relations (University) under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Experience over the last 5 years :

2017–present: Chief Executive Officer at the Russian Post

2013–2017: Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation

t website. Positions held in collective governing bodies:
  • member of the Supervisory Board at VTB Bank
  • member of the Supervisory Board at Post Bank
  • member of the Board of Directors at Rosseti
  • member of the Board of Directors at the Deposit Insurance Agency

Additional information on the members of the Board of Directors

As at December 31, 2018, the directors held (directly or indirectly) no shares of the Company or shares/stakes Company’s subsidiaries. In the reporting year, members of the Board of Directors did not buy or sell the Company’s shares.

No loans were issued by the Company or RusHydro Group to any members of the Board of Directors.

Duties of officials representing the Russian Federation are set forth in Resolution No. 738 of the Russian Government dated December 3, 2004.

The independence of the members of the Board of Directors is defined in line with the independence criteria of the Moscow Exchange and the Corporate Governance Code recommended by the Bank of Russia.

As at the date of appointment and during 2018, no conflicts of interest (including participation in the governing bodies of the Company’s competitors) of any member of the Board of Directors was reported.