Summary

Corporate legal manager with substantial in-house legal experience. Highly experienced in legal function building in start-ups and preemptive legal support. Focus on development of legal strategy and corporate structure, M&A.

Work History

Work History
Jun 2008 - Present

General Counsel

Central European Aluminium Company (En+ Group)

- Strong involvement in operational and anti-crisis management decisions

- Coordination of international arbitration proceedings (several ongoing cases in total amount >€370 M) including a claim versus the Government of Montenegro (€347 M)

- CEAC Management Board member; Board of Directors' member in Aluminum Complex (KAP) and Bauxite Mines (RBN) in Montenegro, Alumina factory Cemtrade in Romania

- Responsible for legal matters in the managing company and subsidiaries (Montenegro and Romania)

- Ensuring legal risks assessment in respect of management decisions (bankruptcy, mass redundancy, shut down of production, etc.)

- Coordination and control over external legal counsels, strong legal costs control and optimization

- Supervision over Legal department (18 subordinates)

Sep 2005 - May 2008

Head of Legal of Tele2 Russia

Tele2
Legal management, corporate restructuring, management restructuring
2005 - 2008

Head of Legal

TELE2 Russia
Sep 2001 - Aug 2005

Deputy General Director/Legal

Polar Quartz, OJSC
Legal management
May 1998 - Sep 2001

Legal Assistant

Debevoise & Plimpton

Education

Education
2005 - 2007

MBA

Higher School of Management by Higher School of Economic
1994 - 2000

Moscow State Law Academy

graduated with honorsGraduation research: Share Production Agreements in Subsoil