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Polymetal International PLC (POLYP.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bobby Godsell

65 2011 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Vitaly Nesis

42 2011 Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Maxim Nazimok

36 2017 Chief Financial Officer

Vitaly Savchenko

47 2011 Chief Operating Officer

Valery Tsyplakov

63 2004 Managing Director - Polymetal Engineering

Pavel Danilin

42 2015 Deputy Chief Executive Officer - Strategic Development

Igor Kapshuk

2009 Chief Legal Officer

Roman Shestakov

2009 Deputy Chief Executive Officer - Project Development and Construction

Sergey Trushin

2010 Deputy Chief Executive Officer - Mineral Resources

Tatiana Tchedaeva

2012 Company Secretary

Jean-Pascal Duvieusart

52 2011 Non-Executive Director

Marina Gronberg

46 2011 Non-Executive Director

Konstantin Yanakov

41 2011 Non-Executive Director

Giacomo Baizini

48 2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Jonathan Best

69 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Christine Coignard

2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Manuel de Sousa Oliveira

64 2018 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Tracey Kerr

2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Michael Vasiliev

2017 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Bobby Godsell

Mr. Bobby Godsell is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Polymetal International PLC. Previous experience: Chairman of Business Leadership South Africa, President of the South African Chamber of Mines, Chairman of Eskom, Chief Executive of AngloGold Ashanti, Director of African Barrick Gold and Solar Capital, Chair of the Board of Optimum Coal Holdings, acquired by Glencore plc. Director of Platmin Limited, Member of the South African National Planning Commission. Qualifications: BA from the University of Natal and MA from the University of Cape Town. Other roles: Co-Chairman of the South African Millennium Labour Council. Non-executive Director of the South African Industrial Development Corporation.

Vitaly Nesis

Mr. Vitaly Natanovich Nesis is Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Polymetal International PLC. Previous experience: JSC Polymetal’s Chief Executive from 2003, Member of its Board, 2004-2012. CEO of Vostsibugol, 2002-2003. Strategic Development Director at the Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant in 2000. Qualifications: BA in Economics from Yale University; MA in Mining Economics from St. Petersburg Mining Institute. Other roles: Head of the Investment Planning Department at SUAL-Holding, 2001-2002. McKinsey in Moscow, 1999-2000. Merrill Lynch in New York, 1997-1999.

Maxim Nazimok

Mr. Maxim Nazimok is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Experience: Previous roles in Polymetal: Chief Financial Controller, 2011-2015, and Finance Director of Polymetal, 2015-2016. Deputy Chief Financial Officer at Nomos Bank in 2011-2012, Director of Business Planning and Analysis since 2009. Head of Management and IFRS Reporting at MDM Bank, 2008-2009. Various financial positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers, 2003-2008. Qualification: BA in Economics from St. Petersburg State University; graduated with distinction from the Executive MBA-Global Programme at London Business School and Columbia Business School. Fellow member of ACCA.

Vitaly Savchenko

Mr. Vitaly Valerevich Savchenko is Chief Operating Officer of Polymetal International PLC. Experience: Director of the Production Department, 2007-2009, senior production and technical positions since 2004. Chief Underground Mine Engineer at Priargunskoye Mining and Chemical Company as well as various managing positions at the mine, 1994-2003. Recipient of second and third-category Miner’s Glory Medal. Qualification: Degree with Honours in Underground Mineral Mining engineering, Kyrgyz Mining Institute; MBA from the UK’s Open University Business School.

Valery Tsyplakov

Mr. Valery Nikolaevich Tsyplakov is Managing Director - Polymetal Engineering of Polymetal International PLC. Experience: Previous roles in Polymetal: Deputy General Director for Mineral Resources, Design and Technology and senior roles in the Production and Technology and Technological Research Departments, 2000-2004. Department Head at the Soviet Union Research Institute of Aeronautical Automation and, prior to this, a quest scientist at Aarhus University’s Physics Institute (Denmark). Research Fellow in the Plasma Physics Department of the Moscow Physics and Engineering Institute. Professional Member of the Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining (London). Qualification: Degree in Experimental Nuclear Physics, Moscow Physics and Engineering Institute. PhD in Physics and Mathematics.

Pavel Danilin

Mr. Pavel Aleksandrovich Danilin is Deputy Chief Executive Officer - Strategic Development of Polymetal International PLC. Experience: Previous roles in Polymetal: Director of Corporate Finance and Investor Relations, Head of Corporate Finance. Head of Corporate Finance at CJSC ICT, 2002 and 2003. Deputy Head of Currency Department and Head of Financial Resources Department at the Kaliningrad branch of Bank Petrocommerce, 1998-2001. Qualification: MBA from the University of California at Berkeley, Haas School of Business. Degree in Economics and Management, Kaliningrad State Technical University.

Igor Kapshuk

Mr. Igor Kapshuk is Chief Legal Officer of Polymetal International PLC. Experience: Previously worked in Polymetal as Head of the Legal Department from 2005 and Deputy Head from 2003. Deputy General Counsel, Head of the Department for Legal Matters and Head of Claims Department at the branch of Siberia Energy Coal Company and at Vostsibugol (Irkutsk), 2001-2003. Legal advisor for Pharmasintez, 1999-2001. Legal advisor and acting Head of the Legal Department at the Irkutsk Tea-Packing Factory, 1997-1998. Legal advisor at an insurance company (Irkutsk), 1994-1997. Qualification: Degree from the Law School of Irkutsk State University.

Roman Shestakov

Mr. Roman Mikhaylovich Shestakov is Deputy Chief Executive Officer - Project Development and Construction of Polymetal International PLC. Experience: Chief Engineer at Gold of Northern Urals, 2007-2009; pit superintendent 2006-2007. Mine superintendent at the Okhotsk Mining and Exploration Company, 2004-2005. Mining engineer in the Production and Technical Department of JSC Polymetal Management in the preceding two years. Qualification: Honours degree in Open-pit Mining from the Mining Department of the St. Petersburg State Mining Institute. MBA from the UK’s Open University Business School.

Sergey Trushin

Mr. Sergey Trushin is Deputy Chief Executive Officer - Mineral Resources of Polymetal International PLC. Experience: Chief Geologist at the Khabarovsk Exploration Company, 2008-2010. Chief Geologist at Albazino Resources 2006-2008 and various positions at Albazino Resources since 1998. Geologist with Dalnevostochnie Resources, 1991. Geologist with the Production Geological Association ‘Dalgeology’ and the Nizhne-Amursk exploration expedition in the preceding six years. Qualification: Degree in Geological Surveying and Mining Engineering Exploration from the Novocherkassk State Polytechnic Institute.

Tatiana Tchedaeva

Jean-Pascal Duvieusart

Mr. Jean-Pascal Pierre Alexandre Duvieusart is Non-Executive Director of Polymetal International PLC. Previous experience: Managing Partner for Central Europe and the CIS at McKinsey; joined McKinsey in 1992 and worked in Brussels, New York and Central Europe before becoming Managing Partner in Prague. Advised to banks, insurers and industrial companies in Russia and Central Europe. Former Executive Director of Nomos Bank. Qualifications: MBA from the University of Chicago; Master’s degree in Commercial Engineering, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium. Other roles: Shareholder of PPF Group N.V. since 2010. Board member of Home Credit B.V., the Anglo-American School of Moscow and Charity foundation Foodbank Rus. Member of the European Regional Business Council of the World Economic Forum Davos.

Marina Gronberg

Ms. Marina Vyacheslavovna Gronberg is Non-Executive Director of Polymetal International PLC. Previous experience: Board member of JSC Polymetal, 2008-2012. Various positions in banks and private equity firms. Qualifications: Degrees in Economics and Finance, and in Law from Moscow State Law Academy and in Applied Mathematics from Moscow State University. Other roles: Board member of Waterstones (UK), Hachette-Atticus, MIG Credit, Kopter Group, PIK Group and Nexwafe GmbH; member of the Board of A&NN Investments and Vitalbond; Member of the Supervisory Board of Tallano Technologie (France); Chairman of Alpha Trust Investment committee; President of the Charity Fund named after Nadezhda Brezhneva.

Konstantin Yanakov

Mr. Konstantin Periklovich Yanakov is Non-Executive Director of Polymetal International PLC. Previous experience: Member of JSC Polymetal’s Board of Directors, 2008-2012and member of its Audit Committee. Various positions at MDM Bank. CFO of JSC Polymetal until 2004. Member of the Board at Piraeus Bank, Inbank, Greek Organisation of Football Prognostics (OPAP S.A.), and Tiscali S.p.A., and non state pension fund ‘Future’, member of the Supervisory Board of Rigensis Bank. Qualifications: MBA from the London Business School; PhD in Economics from the Russian State University of Management; degree in Global Economics from the Government of Russia’s Finance Academy. Other roles: Deputy Director General in charge of Finance at CJSC ICT, Director of ICT Holding Ltd and member of the Board at O1 Properties Limited. Appointed: 29 September 2011. Previous experience: Board member of JSC Polymetal, 2008–2012. Total of 36 years’ experience working in the global mining industry and investment banking, including ten years at Merrill Lynch in London as Head of Global Metals, Mining & Steel Research and subsequently as Global Chairman of the Metals/Mining investment banking team, and during the 1980s and early 1990s in Gold Fields Ltd (South Africa) and Western Mining Corporation in Australia, and the USA. Chairman of Dampier Gold Ltd 2010-2013. Qualifications: BSc with Honours in Geology from Durham University and a PhD from the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, London. Member of the Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining with Chartered Engineer status and Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. Appointed: 29 September 2011. Previous experience: Board member of JSC Polymetal, 2010-2012. President, CEO and member of the Board of Directors of Centerra Gold, 2004-2008. Chair, President and Chief Executive Officer of Polygon Gold Inc., 2011-2014.

Giacomo Baizini

Mr. Giacomo Carlo Baizini is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company., effective January 1, 2018. Previous experience: EVRAZ plc Group CFO in 2009-2014 and various positions in operations planning and business development since joining the Group in 2005. Prior to joining EVRAZ, Mr. Baizini was a management consultant with McKinsey & Co. in their Milan and Tokyo offices. Qualifications: Summer MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management; MA Hons in Physics from the University of Oxford and a Diploma of Industrial Engineering from the Japan Management Association. Other roles: General Manager of EVRAZ Group S.A.

Jonathan Best

Mr. Jonathan Gourlay Best is Independent Non-Executive Director of Polymetal International PLC. Previous experience: Over 35 years’ experience in the mining industry. Board member of JSC Polymetal, 2006-2012; Chairman of the Audit Committee of Gulf Industrials; Chairman of Sentula Mining and Bauba Platinum, and member of their nomination and remuneration committees; Chairman of GoldStone Resources; Interim CEO of Trans-Siberian Gold in 2006; CFO and Executive Director of AngloGold Ashanti. Qualifications: MBA from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA), Associate of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administrators. Other roles: Non-executive Director of AngloGold Ashanti Holdings plc and Chairman of its Audit Committee; Non-executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Metair Investments.

Christine Coignard

Ms. Christine Coignard is re-designated as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company effective from 25 April 2018. She is currently serves as Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Polymetal International PLC. She has 28 years’ experience in the banking industry and advisory services world-wide, gained banking experience at Royal Bank of Canada, Société Générale and Citi; International Consultant for the Apogee Gold Fund based in Boston; project manager for Interros in Russia; Director of investments and financing for Norilsk Nickel; Managing Director at HCF International Advisers. Qualifications Business degree from EMLYON , France, and MBA from the Schulich School of Business, Toronto, Canada. Other roles Managing Director and Founding partner of Coignard & Haas GmbH.

Manuel de Sousa Oliveira

Mr. Manuel Lino Silva de Sousa Oliveira has been appointed as Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company effective from 25 April 2018. Mr Oliveira is a chartered accountant, chartered management accountant and economist with over 35 years of strategic and operational experience in the mining industry and corporate finance. He is the Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee at Antofagasta plc and previously held senior executive positions within the Anglo American group, including as Executive Director of Corporate Finance and Head of Strategy and Business Development at De Beers S.A. He also served on the board of Dominion Diamond Corp from July 2013 to December 2015 as an independent non-executive director and Chairman of its Audit Committee. He has over 16 years of experience in engaging with London-based institutional investors, including in the role of senior independent director of a large mining company.

Tracey Kerr

Ms. Tracey Kerr is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company., with effect from 1 January 2018. Previous experience: 30 years’ experience in the international mining industry. Held the role of Group Head of Exploration with Anglo American Plc, 2011-2015. Before joining Anglo American in 2011 she held technical and exploration management roles with Vale and BHP Billiton, based in Australia, UK, Canada and Brazil. Qualifications: MA in Economic Geology from University of Tasmania, Diploma in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors, United Kingdom. Other roles: Group Head of Safety and Sustainable Department in Anglo American plc.

Michael Vasiliev