Directors and Senior Management

Sergey Koshelenko

Non-executive Chairman

Mr Koshelenko has more than 20 years of experience in investment and banking industries and is currently the Deputy CEO of VEB Capital LLC, Investment Company of Vnesheconombank. Mr. Koshelenko is also currently a member of the Board of Directors of OPIN (Onexim Group), Globex Capital and Expert RA. Prior to this, Mr. Koshelenko held the following positions: Chairman of the Board of  the International Financial Club Bank, Deputy Chairman of ROSBANK, Deputy Head of the Investment Banking Department of VTB, Director of Credit Suisse First Boston. Mr. Koshelenko has a degree in International Economic Relations from the State Finance Academy.

 

Dmitry Margelov

CEO

Mr. Margelov has extensive experience in oil and gas, corporate finance and mineral mining sectors. Before joining Exillon as Deputy CEO he served as advisor to the Chairman of the Board of Directors of JSC RusOil, a rapidly developing oil and gas company based in Moscow. Prior to joining oil and gas sector, Mr. Margelov held a variety of senior positions at Gazprombank and was responsible for fund raising and business development for foreign mineral mining projects; he also has broad experience in tax and legal advising and executed several major M&A transactions as an independent consultant. Mr. Margelov holds a master’s degree with honours in Law and Finance from Moscow State University of International Affairs (MGIMO).

 

Roman Kudryashov

Independent Non-executive Director

Mr Kudryashov has worked for more than 20 years in finance. Most recently he served as head of Verno Private Equity Fund.  Prior to joining Verno, Mr Kudryashov held a variety of senior positions at Sberbank, including CFO, member of the Investment Committee and member of the Board of Directors. During his extensive career in finance, Mr Kudryashov also held senior positions at Martinico B.V., Petrocommerce Bank and JPMorgan, dealing with business restructuring, investment operations and other financial issues. Mr Kudryashov holds an MBA degree from Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania.

 

Alexander Markovtsev

Independent Non-executive Director

Mr Markovtsev has more than 15 years working as a lawyer with major international law firms. During this time, he has specialised in transaction support in the oil and gas sector, having advised on numerous significant M&A transactions.  He has also advised extensively on various issues relating to corporate governance and corporate social responsibility. Mr Markovtsev has a degree with honours from the Moscow State Law Academy, and earned his doctorate in 2014.

 

Natalya Shternberg

Independent Non-executive Director

Ms Shternberg has considerable experience in the oil and gas industry, having held senior positions over a 20-year period at a variety of oil and gas companies such as Souz Petrolium SA, Summa Group, Star Oil and Baltic Oil Invest Ltd. Ms Shternberg is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Yakutsk Fuel and Energy Company (YATEC), Soyuz Bunkering Group (Hong Kong, Dubai, Singapore, Rotterdam) and Soyuz Petroleum SA (affiliated to Primorsk and Novorossiysk Port) crude oil and petroleum products trading company. Ms Shternberg holds a PhD in sociology from the Lomonosov Moscow State University.