Corporate Governance

Dmitry Tarasov


1985 – Graduated with a degree in Engineering Metallurgy from the Faculty of Non-Ferrous Metallurgy, Rare Metals and Alloys from the Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys (MISIS).

PhD in Technical Sciences with specialisation in Ore Processing and Rare and Precious Metals Deposits Development from MISIS.

Professional Experience:

  • 1985 — 1992

    Worked in various positions at the gold-mining units of the Main Directorate of the Diamond and Gold Mining Industry in the USSR Diamond and Gold Council of Ministers. He worked his way up from Project Engineer to Chief Engineer and Project Manager.

  • 1992 — 1999

    Vice President of Investments and Major Construction Works at MISIS.

  • 1999 — 2001

    Advisor to the Director of the State Fund for Precious Metals and Stones of the Russian Federation (Deputy Director) (Russian State Repository of Precious Metals).

  • 2001 — 2002

    Deputy Director of the Agency for Foreign Investment of the Administrative Department of the President of the Russian Federation.

  • 2002 — 2005

    Deputy Director for Strategy and Future Development at Gazmetall.

  • 2002 — 2007

    Member of the Expert Committee for Metals and Mining of the State Duma of the Russian Federation;

    Member of the Coordination Committee for the Metals and Mining Sector of the Administration of the President of the Russian Federation;

    Deputy Chairman of the Committee for Metallurgy of the Commercial and Industrial Chamber of the Russian Federation;

    Member of the Management Board of the Union of Metal Product Exporters of the Russian Federation.

  • 2005 — 2007

    Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mikhailovsky GOK.

  • Since 2005

    Executive Director of ZAO Metalloinvest.

  • Since 2007

    CEO of Ukrainian Metallurgical Ore Company.