Directors and Senior Management

Sergey Koshelenko

Non-executive Chairman

Koshelenko Sergey within 30 years was working in the financial institutions – Russian and International at the senior management positions and was the member of the board of the different companies in the sectors of finance, real estate and natural resources.

Koshelenko Sergey was the Deputy Chairman of Rosbank (2002-2008), one of the largest private banks in Russia which was sold to Societe Generale Group in 2007. 

Sergey was the director at Credit Suisse First Boston  – International investment bank – in the Emerging Markets Group. Sergey was working in the International Moscow Bank – Unicredit Group. Sergey was also working for VEB Capital Investment Company.

Sergey was also the member of the Board of the following companies – OPIN Group (Real estate), Globex Capital (investment company), Rating Agency Expert RA, MOEX Moscow Exchange,  International Financial Club – Commercial Bank.


Viacheslav Nekrasov


Mr. Nekrasov has more than 20 years of experience in corporate finance and investment. Before joining Exillon Energy ltd as CEO he served as Project Finance Director of JSC Kompleksnye Investitsii and was responsible for organising and managing debt and project finance transactions in the oil & gas and real estate sectors. Prior to this, Mr. Nekrasov held the following positions: CEO of Agency Plus LLC, Head of Investment Development Projects of ESN Group, Deputy CEO of FinanceConsult.

Mr. Nekrasov has a degree in Economics and Company Management from the Higher School of Economics, National Research University.


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.