• David Morgan

    CHAIRMAN

    David was appointed as a Chairman in June 2014

    David was appointed as a Chairman in June 2014 having joined Nordgold as an independent non-executive director in October 2010. He has wide experience of both financial and general management in the chemicals and precious metals industries.

    Previously he spent 20 years with Johnson Matthey plc and was on the board as the executive director responsible for corporate development from 1999-2009.

    He is currently a director of several companies, both public and private, including: Hargreaves Services plc, SFC Energy AG, where he is deputy chairman, and the Royal Mint. He also chairs the advisory board of the Chemistry Department of Imperial College, London.

    David is a member of the institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and has an MA in Mineralogy and Petrology from Cambridge University.

    • Member of the remuneration committee
    • Member of the nomination committee
  • Peter Lester

    Independent non-executive director

    Peter joined Nordgold in October 2010

    Peter joined Nordgold in October 2010 as an independent non-executive director and is Chairman of the Safety and Sustainable Development Committee. He is a mining engineer with extensive experience in senior operating, development, and corporate roles.

    Previously he was the executive director responsible for corporate development and mining at Citadel Resource Group and, prior to that, executive general manager for corporate development for Oxiana and then OZ Minerals. His activities have covered Australia, South East and Central Asia, the Middle East, and the Americas.

    Peter has a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining-Hons) degree from the University of Melbourne and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. He is also a non-executive director of Toro Energy Limited and Castlemaine Gold Limited.

    • Member of the audit committee
    • Member of the remuneration committee
    • Member of the safety and sustainable development committee
    • Member of nomination committee
  • John Munro

    Independent non-executive director

    John joined Nordgold in October 2015

    John joined Nordgold in October 2015 as an independent non-executive director. He is an international mining industry executive with 25 years’ experience in the sector.

    Mr. Munro currently operates as an independent corporate finance and corporate development advisor to the mining industry, with a focus on African mining projects.

    Prior to this, he was a Director at First Reserve’s Mining Buyout Group in London. Between 2008-2012, he was Chief Executive Officer at Rand Uranium, where he was responsible for the establishment of a new gold and uranium company in South Africa.

    Between 2002-2008, Mr. Munro as an executive at Gold Fields Limited was variously responsible for corporate development, strategy and international operations and projects. Prior to that, he held various positions in Gold Fields Limited, Gold Fields of South Africa Limited and Northam Platinum Limited.

    Mr. Munro holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cape Town.

    • Member of the audit committee
    • Member of the safety and sustainable development committee
    • Member of nomination committee
    • Member of remuneration committee
  • Peter Bacchus

    Non-executive director

    Peter joined Nordgold in June 2014 as a non-executive director

    Mr Bacchus was a Managing Director, Global Head of Metals & Mining, Joint Head of European Investment Banking at Jefferies & Company.

    Prior to joining Jefferies in March 2011, he was a Global Head of Metals & Mining Investment Banking at Morgan Stanley, and previously held senior positions at JPMorgan and Citi.

    NED of Gold Fields Limited.

    Chairman of Space for Giants.

    Mr Bacchus holds an MA from St. John’s College, Cambridge and is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

    • Member of the audit committee
    • Member of the safety and sustainable development committee
  • Nikolai Zelenski

    Chief Executive Officer

    Nikolai has led Nordgold’s management team since the company’s inception.

    Nikolai has led Nordgold’s management team since the company’s inception in 2007.

    Previously, he worked for the Russian steel company Severstal and was head of Severstal Resources’ gold division, which subsequently became Nordgold. Earlier, Nikolai covered the mining sector at McKinsey & Company. Nikolai holds a Master of Technical Sciences degree from St. Petersburg State Technical University, a Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics from the University of Texas, and an MBA from Vanderbilt University.

  • Alexey Mordashov

    Non-executive director

    Alexey Mordashov has worked for Severstal since 1988.

    Alexey Mordashov has worked for Severstal since 1988.

    Alexey started his career as a senior shop economist, becoming Chief Financial Officer in 1992.

    In December 1996, he was appointed as Severstal’s Chief Executive Officer.

    In June 2002, Mr. Mordashov was elected Chairman of Severstal’s Board of Directors. Since 2002 he served as Chief Executive Officer of Severstal Group, since December 2006, he works as the Chief Executive Officer of Severstal.

    Alexey serves on the Entrepreneurs Council of the Government of Russian Federation. In addition, Mr. Mordashov is a member of the Russian-German workgroup responsible for strategic economic and finance issues, and he is the head of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs’ (RSPP) Committee of Trade Policy and WTO. Since March 2006 he is a member of the EU-Russia Business Cooperation Council. Alexey is a member of the Atlantic Council President’s International Advisory Board.

    Alexey Mordashov is a member of the Supervisory Board of Non-Profit Partnership Russian Steel (since June 2010) and Deputy Chairman of World Steel Association (since October 2011), which is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium.

    Mr. Mordashov earned his undergraduate degree from the Leningrad Institute of Engineering and Economics. He also holds an MBA degree from Newcastle Business School of Northumbria University (Newcastle UK). Alexey was granted an honorary doctorate from the Saint-Petersburg State University of Engineering and Economics in 2001 and from the University of Northumbria in 2003.

  • Roman Yelkin

    Non-executive director

    Roman joined Nordgold in June 2014

    Roman joined Nordgold in June 2014 as a non-executive director

    Roman has been Head of Corporate Control of Severgroup since October 2010, where his main responsibilities include investment, financial and economic analysis and control.

    Prior to that, he worked as senior manager of the Corporate Control Department of Severgroup. Mr. Yelkin’s past experience also includes various positions in the steel trading company "Severstal-Invest".

    Mr. Yelkin graduated from the Vologda State Technical University with a degree in Finance.

  • Evgeny Tulubensky

    Chief Legal Officer, Corporate and Regulatory Affairs

    Evgeny was appointed as an executive director of Nordgold in June 2014

    Evgeny was appointed as Chief Legal Officer, Corporate and Regulatory Affairs in 2014 having joined Nordgold as Chief Legal Officer in 2007.

    Evgeny previously was a senior lawyer at the mining division of Severstal (LSE: SVST). Before then, Evgeny was a legal consultant at Ernst & Young.

    Evgeny is a member of the Advisory Board of the Russian Society of Subsoil Experts and a participant of the Russian-Guinean intergovernmental Commission and the Presidential Investment Council in Burkina Faso.

    Evgeny graduated from St. Petersburg State University, Law faculty, and holds an LLM (with honors) from Northwestern University (Chicago). He also holds a degree in economics from St. Petersburg State University of Engineering and Economics.

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