Supervisory Board


The Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board is responsible for the general management of the Bank’s activities, except for issues that fall under the competency of the General Shareholders’ Meeting. The Supervisory Board determines strategic priorities for the Bank’s activity and controls the functioning of executive management bodies. According to a resolution from the 2018 General Shareholders’ Meeting, the Supervisory Board is made up of 9 members.

Elena V. Ivannikova has been the Chairperson of the Supervisory Board since July 2016 and has worked in the Bank since 2001. Previously, she worked as the Chief Accountant at the Petrovsky Commercial Bank and Baltoneximbank. Mrs. Ivannikova was born in 1965. She is a graduate of the Kiev Institute of Peoples’ Economy.

Susan Gail Buyske joined the Bank's Supervisory Board in April 2012. Mrs. Buyske has served as a non-executive director and chair of the risk and audit committee for a number of banks, as well as consulting on financial sector development issues for the World Bank, IFC, and others. She has also been Vice President at JPMorgan Chase. Mrs. Buyske was born in 1954. She is a graduate of Middlebury College, Princeton University and Columbia University, and holds a PhD in political science.

Andrey P. Bychkov has been a member of the Supervisory Board since April 2010. At present, Mr. Bychkov is the Deputy Director of the Financial Institutions Department at the Bank of Development and Foreign Trade (Vneshekonombank) State Corporation. Mr. Bychkov was born in 1961. He is a graduate of Moscow State University and the Russian Academy of Economics.

Alexey A. Germanovich has been a member of the Supervisory Board since June 2014. He currently acts as a amember of the Management Board of the Saint-Petersburg State University, Development Endowment Fund and the Board of Directors of Unipro PJSC, PJSC Aeroflot, Ameriamank CJSC. Mr. Germanovich was born in 1977. He is a graduate of Moscow State University and Cranfield University (UK).

Vladislav S. Guz has been Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board since July 2016. Previously, Mr. Guz has acted as Chairman of the Management Board since 2014, First Deputy Chairman of the Management Board since 2009 and Deputy Chairman of the Management Board since 2004. His previous experience includes working in the St. Petersburg branch of Alfa-Bank as First Deputy Director of the branch and Executive Director (from 1996 till 2003). Mr. Guz was born in 1967. He is a graduate of the Leningrad State University. Mr. Guz holds a PhD in economics.

Pavel A. Kiryukhantsev has been a member of the Supervisory Board since May 2018. He has been a founder and the director general of CJSC “Zest Leaders” since 2010 and LLC “Zest Team Development” since 2012. Mr. Kiryukhantsev has been a member of the Supervisory Board of JSC “StroyTransNefteGaz” since 2017. From 2007 to 2017 he was a director of CJSC “Ward Howell International”. Mr. Kiryukhantsev was born in 1964. He is a graduate of Leningrad State University, Michel Institute (Germany) and INSEAD (France).

Alexander I. Polukeyev was a member of the Bank’s Supervisory Board from December 2005 to April 2008. He has held this position again since June 2014. From May 2006 to February 2009, he held the position of Vice Governor of Saint Petersburg. Mr. Polukeyev was born in 1948. He is a graduate of Riga Civil Aviation Engineering Institute and North-West Academy of Public Administration. Mr. Polukeyev holds a PhD in economics.

Alexander V. Savelyev is the Chairman of the Management Board (from January 2001 to August 2014 and has held this position again since July 2016). Mr. Savelyev has been a member of the Supervisory Board since 2001 and from August 2014 to July 2016 also acted as Chairman of the Bank's Supervisory Board. His previous experience includes Deputy Chairman of the Management Boards of Petrovsky Commercial Bank and Baltoneximbank. Mr. Savelyev was born in 1954. He is a graduate of the Kazan Aviation Institute.

Andrey M. Zvyozdochkin has been a member of the Supervisory Board since May 2017. Mr. Zvyozdochkin is a partner, member of the Board of Directors and CEO of ATON LLC. His background spans 20 years in investment banking and general banking operations. He heads the Exchange Council of the Moscow Stock Exchange PJSC and is a member of the Board of Directors of NAUFOR. Mr. Zvyozdochkin was born in 1973. He is a graduate of Moscow State Aviation Technology University, Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation and IMD Business School (Switzerland).