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Novatek PAO (NVTK.MM)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Aleksandr Natalenko

70 2004 Chairman of the Board

Leonid Mikhelson

61 2002 Chairman of the Management Board, Director

Viktor Belyakov

44 2016 Deputy Chairman of the Management Board for Economics & Finance

Tatyana Kuznetsova

57 2005 Deputy Chairwoman of the Management Board, Director of the Legal Department

Lev Feodosev

38 2015 Deputy Chairman of the Management Board - Commercial Director

Vladimir Baskov

57 2005 Deputy Chairman of the Management Board

Aleksandr Fridman

66 2015 First Deputy Chairman of the Management Board

Mark Gyetvay

59 2014 Deputy Chairman of the Management Board

Oleg Karpushin

2015 Deputy Chairman of the Management Board - Director of Production

Denis Khramov

2015 Deputy Chairman of the Management Board

Igor Plesovskikh

2015 Deputy Chairman of the Management Board - Director of Geology

Kirill Yanovskiy

50 2011 Member of the Management Board, Director of Finance and Development Strategy

Aleksandr Nazarov

2016 Head of the Department of Investor Relations

Ilya Tafintsev

2015 Member of the Management Board, Director of Strategic Projects

Andrey Akimov

64 Director

Burckhard Bergmann

74 2015 Director

Michael Borrell

55 2015 Director

Gennady Timchenko

65 Director

Robert Castaigne

70 2015 Independent Director

Viktor Orlov

76 2015 Independent Director

Andrey Sharonov

53 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Aleksandr Natalenko

Mr. Aleksandr Egorovich Natalenko has held the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors at Novatek PAO (former Novatek OAO), since May 2004. On April 25, 2013 he was appointed Chairman of Strategy Committee at the Company. Until then he was Member of the Company's Audit, Corporate Governance and Remuneration Committees. He worked with Yagodinskaya, Bagdarinskaya, Berelekhskaya, Anadirskaya and East-Chukotskaya complex geological expeditions. In 1986, Mr. Natalenko headed the North-East Industrial and Geological Association. Subsequently, in 1992, he was elected President of Magadan Gold & Silver Company. In 1995, he was appointed as Head of the working team of Zarubezhgeology to search for alluvial gold in Zimbabwe, Africa. Between 1996 and 2001, he held the position of Deputy Minister of Natural Resources of the Russian Federation. After resignation from his ministerial post, he became First Deputy General Director of Pur-Land. He was appointed as First Deputy Chairman of NOVATEK OAO's Management Board in March 2003 and he held this post until May 2004. Mr. Natalenko graduated from Irkutsk State University in Geological Engineering in 1969.

Leonid Mikhelson

Mr. Leonid Viktorovich Mikhelson has held the position of Chairman of the Management Board at Novatek PAO (former Novatek OAO), since 2002. Since the same time, he has been Member of the Company’s Board of Directors. He began his career as foreman of a construction and assembling company in Surgut, Tyumen region, where he worked on the construction of the first section of Urengoi-Chelyabinsk gas pipeline. In 1985, he was appointed Chief Engineer of Ryazantruboprovodstroy. In 1987, he became General Director (CEO) of Kuibishevtruboprovodstroy, which in 1991, was the first company in the region to sell its shares and became private company, AO SNP NOVA. Mr. Mikhelson remained SNP NOVA’s Managing Director from August 1987 through October 1994. Subsequently, he became a General Director (CEO) of the management company Novafininvest. From March 2008 to December 2010, he has been a member and Chairman of the Board of Directors of OAO Stroytransgas. From 2008 to 2011 he was a member of the Board of Directors of OOO Art Finance. He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of ZAO SIBUR Holding and a member of the Supervisory Board of the OAO Russian Regional Development Bank. He is the recipient of the Russian Federation’s Order of the Badge of Honor. Mr. Mikhelson received his primary degree from the Samara Institute of Civil Engineering (currently Samara State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering) in 1977, where he specialized in Industrial Civil Engineering.

Viktor Belyakov

Mr. Viktor Nikolaevich Belyakov has held the position of Deputy Chairman of the Management Board for Economics & Finance at Novatek PAO (former Novatek OAO), since February 2016. In 2015 he was appointed Vice President for Economics and Finance of PAO Far East Shipping Company (FESCO group). From 2004 till 2014 Viktor worked for PAO Uralkali, where he successively held the positions of Head of Division, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President for Finance, Deputy General Director, Executive Director.Mr. Belyakov graduated from Tver State Technical University majoring in Automated Data Processing and Management Systems (1995) and in Information Systems in Economics (1997). In 2000, he completed an MBA degree program with Kingstone University (UK). A holder of CMA (Certified Management Accountant).

Tatyana Kuznetsova

Ms. Tatyana Sergeevna Kuznetsova has served as Deputy Chairwoman of the Management Board at Novatek PAO (former Novatek OAO), since 2005. She has been Member of the Company’s Management Board since March 2003. Since 2002, she has also occupied the post of Director of the Legal Department at the Company. Additionally to her current duties at the Company, since 1998, she has held the post of Deputy General Director at Nordayps OAO. Since 1996, she has served as Director of Marketing at Purneftegazgeologiya OAO. Ms. Kuznetsova graduated in Jurisprudence from Far Eastern University in 1983.

Lev Feodosev

Mr. Lev Vladimirovich Feodosev has served as Deputy Chairman of the Management Board - Commercial Director at Novatek PAO (former Novatek OAO), since March 13, 2015. From December 2009 until March 24, 2011, he occupied the post of Member of the Company's Management Board . He acted as Director of the Perspective Development and Planning at the Company from 2007 to March 24, 2011. From 2003 to 2007, he worked as Chief Specialist and Deputy Director of the Department for Government Regulation of Tariffs and Infrastructure Reforms of the Russian Federation’s Ministry of Economic Development and Trade. Mr. Feodosev holds a degree from Bauman Moscow State Technical University.

Vladimir Baskov

Mr. Vladimir Alekseevich Baskov has held the position of Deputy Chairman of the Management Board at Novatek PAO (former Novatek OAO), since 2005. He has been Member of the Management Board at the Company since August 2003. In August 2003 he was appointed Director of Projects Supervision Department at the Company. Between 2001 and 2003, he held managerial positions at MVD. From 1981 to 2003, he also served in various departments within the Russian Ministry for Internal Affairs. In 1986, Mr. Baskov graduated from the Moscow Higher Police School of the USSR (currently Moscow University of Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russian Federation). In 2000, he completed courses at the Management Academy at the Russian Ministry for Internal Affairs.

Aleksandr Fridman

Mr. Aleksandr Mikhaylovich Fridman has served as First Deputy Chairman of the Management Board at Novatek PAO (former Novatek OAO), since March 13, 2015. Until that time from 2004, he served as Deputy Chairman of the Company's Management Board. He has been Member of the Company’s Management Board since March 2003. Apart from his current duties at the Company, he has occupied the post of Member of the Board of Directors at Yamal SPG OAO, since June 2009. Since 2003, he has held the post of Deputy General Director at FIK Novafininvest OAO. Between 1992 and 2003, he held the positions of Technical Director and First Deputy General Director at Gazprom OAO. Mr. Fridman graduated from Gubkin Russian State University of Oil And Gas, Moscow in 1973 with a degree in Oil and Gas Fields Development and Exploitation.

Mark Gyetvay

Mr. Mark Anthony Gyetvay has held the position of Deputy Chairman of the Management Board at Novatek PAO (former Novatek OAO), since July 2010. He has been Member of the Company’s Management Board since August 2007. From 2003 until April 18, 2014, he acted as Executive Member of the Company’s Board of Directors. He was also Member of the Strategy and Investments Committee at the Company. From 2003 to July 2010, he acted as Director of Finance and Development Strategy at the Novatek OAO. After graduation, Mr. Gyetvay worked in various capacities at a number of independent oil and gas companies (Champlin Petroleum Co., Texas, Ensource Inc. and MAG Enterprises, Colorado, and Amerada Hess Corporation, New Jersey) where he specialized in financial and economic analysis for both upstream and downstream segments of the petroleum industry. In 1994, Mr. Gyetvay began his work at Coopers and Lybrand, New York, as Director, Strategic Energy Advisory Services. He subsequently moved to Moscow in 1995 with Coopers & Lybrand to lead the oil and gas practice. He was admitted as a partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers Global Energy where he assumed the role of client service engagement partner, Utilities and Mining practice, based in Russia (Moscow office). Mr. Gyetvay is a Certified Public Accountant, a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and an associate member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers. In 1995, he graduated in Strategic Management from Pace University. In 1981, he also obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Arizona State University.

Oleg Karpushin

Mr. Oleg Vyacheslavovich Karpushin has served as Deputy Chairman of the Management Board - Director of Production at Novatek PAO (former Novatek OAO), since September 2015. In 2013 he was appointed General Director of Salym Petroleum Development NV. He started his career in 1993 as a Field Engineer with Schlumberger. He also worked as HSE Manager and Fracturing Field Service Manager in the Western Siberia; Business Development Manager in Central Asia; GeoMarket Operations Manager for Russia and Belarus for fracturing, cementing and coiled tubing services. In 2004, he joined Shell Corporation and commenced working in its joint venture Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Ltd. where he worked as Astokh Field Operations Manager and then as Offshore Asset Manager responsible for offshore oil and gas production. In 2010, he moved to the position of Asset Manager for Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd responsible for oil and gas production in its western division. Mr. Karpushin graduated from Gubkin Russian State University Of Oil And Gas, Moscow in 1993, majoring in Geology and Exploration & Development of Gas and Oil Fields.

Denis Khramov

Mr. Denis Gennadevich Khramov has served as Deputy Chairman of the Management Board at Novatek PAO (former Novatek OAO), since December 2015. In 2001, he was appointed Deputy Head of Department and Head of Department with the Russian Ministry of Economic Development and Trade. In 2002, he joined Zarubezhneft JSC as Deputy Head of Division with the responsibility of supervising subsoil use, economic and financial affairs. In 2007 he became Senior Lawyer at LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae LLP. From 2008 he held a number of positions with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation, including Chief Officer for State Policy and Regulation in Geology and Subsoil Use and Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation, and was appointed First Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation in 2014. During his service with the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, he was in charge of economic and financial affairs, geology and subsoil use. Mr. Khramov graduated in Law from Ural State Law Academy in 1993. In 1999 he also completed a Master’s course in Private Law with the Russian School of Private Law. In 2004, he obtained his Candidate degree in Law.

Igor Plesovskikh

Mr. Igor Anatolevich Plesovskikh has served as Deputy Chairman of the Management Board - Director of Geology at Novatek PAO (former Novatek OAO), since December 2015. He has over 20 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He started his career as Assistant Driller at Noyabrskneftegaz, subsequently holding the positions of General Director (CEO) at Urengoyneftegazgeologia, General Director at YARGEO, Deputy General Director — Chief Geologist at NOVATEK-TARKOSALENEFTEGAZ, Deputy General Manager of the Federal Agency for Subsoil Use Rosnedra and Deputy General Director — Chief Geologist at ITERA Oil & Gas Company. Mr. Plesovskikh graduated from Tyumen State Oil and Gas University (TSOGU) in 1993, majoring in Oil and Gas Geology.

Kirill Yanovskiy

Mr. Kirill Nikolaevich Yanovskiy has held the position of Member of the Management Board at Novatek PAO (former Novatek OAO), since May 2004. Since May 2011, he also has occupied the post of Director of Finance and Development Strategy at the Company. Between 2002 and 2011, he occupied the post of the Company’s Director of Financial Planning, Analysis and Control Department. Additionally to his current duties at the Company, since 1995, he has served as Head of the Securities Division at AK Bank Neftek. Since 1992, he has occupied the post of Divisional Head at Yugorskii Aktsionernyi Bank. Mr. Yanovskiy graduated from Gubkin Russian State University of Oil And Gas in 1991.

Aleksandr Nazarov

Ilya Tafintsev

Mr. Ilya Vadimovich Tafintsev has served as Member of the Management Board at Novatek PAO (former Novatek OAO), since December 2015. Since 2013 he has served as the Company's Director of Strategic Projects. Since 2014 he is Chairman of the Board of Directors of OAO Yamal LNG. He also was Deputy Head of OAO NOVATEK’s Representative Office in London, held a position of a Director of Themis Holdings Limited, was an Advisor for Finance and Investment at United Bureau of Consultants Limited. Mr. Tafintsev obtained a BA in Economics from the Higher School of Economics in Moscow. In 2007 graduated from University of London, where he majored in Investment and Finance.

Andrey Akimov

Mr. Andrey Igorevich Akimov holds the position of Member of the Board of Directors at Novatek PAO (former Novatek OAO). He is Member of the Company's Strategy Committee. Until April 25, 2013 he was Chairman of the Company's Audit Committee. Between 1974 and 1987, he held various executive positions in the Bank of Foreign Trade (Vneshtorgbank) of the USSR. From 1985 to 1987 he served as Deputy General Director of Vneshtorgbank’s branch in Zurich (Switzerland) and between 1987 and 1990, Mr. Akimov headed Donau Bank in Vienna (Austria). From January 1991 to November 2002 he was Managing Director of financial company, IMAG GmbH Vienna (Austria) and, at the same time, served as an Advisor to the Chairman of Vneshtorgbank. Since 2003, Mr. Akimov has been the Chairman of the Management Bord of Gazprombank (OAO). He is a member of the Board of Directors of ZAO Gerosgaz, Carbon Trade & Finance SICAR S.E. and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Gazprombank (Switzerland) Ltd. Since June 2011, he has been Member of the Board of Directors of OAO Gazprom and since October 2011, he has been the Chairman of the Board of Directors of OAO Rosneftegaz. Mr. Akimov graduated from the Moscow Financial Institute (currently Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation) in 1975 where he specialized in International Economics.

Burckhard Bergmann

Dr. Burckhard Bergmann has held the position of Member of the Board of Directors at Novatek PAO (former Novatek OAO), since April 24, 2015. From October 3, 2008 until April 24, 2015 he served as Non-Executive Member of the Company's Board of Directors. He is also Member of the Company's Strategy Committee. Until 2015 he was Member of the Company's Audit, Compensation and Nomination Committees. From 1968 to 1969, he worked at the German Federal Ministry for Research and Technology and from 1969 to 1972, at the Nuclear Research Centre. In 1972, Dr. Bergmann joined Ruhrgas AG, heading the LNG Purchasing Department. In 1978, he became Head of the Gas Purchasing Division responsible for gas purchasing, commercial aspects of gas transmission and storage. In 1980, he was elected as a member of the Management Board of E.ON Ruhrgas AG, serving from June 1996 as its Vice-Chairman and from June 2001 to February 2008 as its Chairman. From March 2003 to February 2008 he was also a member of the Management Board of E.ON AG. Dr. Bergmann is also a member of the Board of Directors (Supervisory Board) of: Allianz Lebensversicherungs-AG, Commerzbank AG, E.ON Energie AG, Contilia GmbH, Telenor ASA. He was elected as Chairman of the Advisory Board of Jaeger BeteiligungsgesellschaftmbH& Co KG. He holds such distinctions as Commander of the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit (1997); a Foreign Member of the Academy of Technological Sciences of the Russian Federation (2003); Order of Merit of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia (2004) as well as a winner of Director of the Year, Moscow (2007). In June 2011, by means of presidential Decree he became a recipient of the Order of the Friendship of Peoples award for contribution in development of the Russian-German relations. Dr. Bergmann studied Physics at the Freiburg and Aachen Universities from 1962 to 1968 and was awarded a Doctorate in Engineering by Aachen University of Technology (Rheinisch-Westfaelische Technische Hochschule Aachen) in 1970.

Michael Borrell

Mr. Michael Borrell has held the position of Member of the Board of Directors at Novatek PAO (former Novatek OAO), since April 24, 2015. Since the same time, he has been Member of the Company's Strategy Committee. Apart from his current duties at the Company, he has been Senior Vice President of Total Exploration & Production for Europe and Central Asia, since January 1, 2015. Prior to this he served as its First Vice President for Europe and Central Asia in the Department of Exploration and Production; Vice President of the Region of the Caspian Sea and Central Asia. He also acted as President and Managing Director of Total E&P Canada, Vice President of Corporate Planning and Development of Commercial Activity at Total E&P Indonesia. He has been with TOATAL since 1985. Mr. Borrell holds a Master of Science degree in Chemical Technology and Machine Building from Cambridge University, which he gained in 1993.

Gennady Timchenko

Mr. Gennady Nikolaevich Timchenko holds the position of Member of the Board of Directors at Novatek PAO (former Novatek OAO). He is Member of the Company's Strategy Committee. He began his professional career at the Izjorskii Factory in Leningrad, an industrial plant which made components for the energy industry. Between 1982 and 1988, he was a Senior Engineer at the Ministry of Foreign Trade. Mr. Timchenko has more than 20 years of experience in Russian and International energy sectors and he has built interests in trading, logistics and transportation related companies. In 1988, Mr. Timchenko became a Vice President of Kirishineftekhimexport, the export and trading arm of the Kirishi refinery in the Leningrad region. In 1991, he worked for Urals Finland which specialized in oil and petrochemical trading. Between 1994 and 2001, Mr. Timchenko was managing Director of IPP OY Finland and IPP AB Sweden. In 1997, he co-founded Gunvor, an independent oil-trading company. Mr. Timchenko was a member of the Board of Directors of OOO Transoil and OOO BalttransService. Mr. Timchenko is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors and President of the Ice Hockey Club SKA St- Petersburg. In 1976, Mr. Timchenko graduated with a Master’s of Science degree from the Mechanical University in Leningrad (currently Baltic State Technical University Voenmekh).

Robert Castaigne

Mr. Robert Castaigne has held the position of Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Novatek PAO (former Novatek OAO), since April 24, 2015. Since then, he also has been Member of the Company's Remuneration, Nomination and Audit and Strategy Committees. Apart from his current duties at the Company, he serves as Member of the Board of Directors of SOCIETE GENERALE, VINCI and SANOFI. Between 1994 and 2008 he acted as Finance Director and Member of the Management Board at Total SA; Director and Member of the Audit Committee at Compagnie Nationale a Portefeuille, Belgium; Chairman and General Director (CEO) of Total' yadernaya energetika and at Total' khimiya; Director of Elf Aquitaine, Total' upravlenie dochernimi obshchestvami, Hutchinson, Total' Gabon, Petrofina, Omnium Insurance & Reinsurance Company Ltd and at Total Upstream UK Ltd. Mr. Robert Castaigne graduated from Ecole Centrale Lille and from Ecole Nationale Superieure du Petrole et des Moteurs. He also holds a Ph.D. degree in Economics from Universite Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne.

Viktor Orlov

Mr. Viktor Petrovich Orlov has held the position of Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Novatek PAO (former Novatek OAO), since September 25, 2015. He is Chairman of the Compensation and Nomination Committee, as well as Member of the Audit and Strategy Committees at the Company. From April 18, 2014 until April 24, 2015 he was Non-Executive Member of the Company' Board of Directors. Between 1968 and 1975, he worked as participant and head of geological surveying, prospecting and exploratory works in Western Siberia. Between 1975 and 1978, he was a geological exploration advisor in Iran. Between 1979 and 1981, he held a position of Deputy Head of Group of Production Geological Association of Russia’s Central Regions (State Production Association Tsentrgeologia). From 1981 to 1986, he was Deputy Head of Geological Division at the Ministry of Geology of the RSFSR. Between 1986 and 1990, he served as General Director (CEO) of the State Production Association Tsentrgeologia. From 1990 to 1992, Mr. Orlov was Deputy Minister of Geology of the USSR, then First Deputy Chairman of the RSFSR State Committee for Geology and the Use of Fuel and Energy and Mineral Raw Material Resources. From 1992 to 1996, he served as Chairman of the Committee for Geology and the Use of Mineral Resources of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Russian Federation, since March 1992 he has served as Chairman of the Committee for Geology and the Use of Subsurface Resources under the Government of the Russian Federation, and since September 1992 – as Chairman of the Committee for Geology and the Use of Subsurface Resources of the Russian Federation. From 1996 to 1999, he served as Minister of Natural Resources of Russia. Between 2001 and 2008, he was Representative of the Koryak Autonomous Region to Russia’s Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. From 2002 to 2004, He served as First Deputy Chairman of the Council of Federation Committee on Natural Resources and Environmental Protection.

Andrey Sharonov

Mr. Andrey Vladimirovich Sharonov has held the position of Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Novatek PAO (formet Novatek OAO), since April 24, 2015. On April 18, 2014, he was appointed Non-Executive Member of the Company’s Board of Directors. He is also Chairman of the Company's Audit Committee, as well as Member of the Company's Compensation and Nomination Committee. Since 2015 he has acted as Member of the Supervisory Board at Moscowskaya Birzha PAO, Bank VTB PAO. As of 22 December 2010, by appointment of Moscow City Mayor Decree, he served at the Moscow City Government as Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Economic Policy in charge of budgeting, industrial and city business development, regional rate regulations, as well as competition and public retail and procurement policy, trade and services. He also chaired the Regional Energy Commission. Since 2012, He has been heading Executive Committees of Moscow Urban Forum and Open Innovations Forum. Between 2007 and 2010, he served as Managing Director and the Board of Directors’ Chairman for Troika Dialog (Private Investment Company) heading the investment banking department. Former Board Member for Russian Railways, Sheremetyevo International Airport, JSC Mostotrest, RAO UES of Russia, JSC Transneft, JSC Russian Venture Company, JSC OGK-2, INTER RAO, JSC Federal Grid Company of Unified Energy System, RusHydro Group and JSC Aeroflot Russian Airlines. Mr. Sharonov graduated as an Engineer from Ufa State Aviation Technical University and as a lawyer from Russian Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation; in 1994 he obtained his PhD in Social Studies. Between 1989 and 1991, he was a Member of the Soviet Parliament, Congress of People’s Deputies of the USSR; till 1996 he chaired the Russian Federal Committee (Ministry) for Youth Affairs. Mr. Sharonov joined Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO in September 2013 as Dean, having left the position of Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Economic Policy in the Moscow City Government.