Independent Director, Member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration and Nomination Committee
Ilya Yuzhanov is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Polyus Gold International.
Between 2011-2015 he was the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Alrosa
2004 and 2013, Mr. Yuzhanov was a member and then Chairman of the
Supervisory Board of NOMOS BANK. Between 2000 and 2011, he was a member
of the Boards of Directors of a number of companies, including RAO UES
of Russia, Uralkali, Novatek, Kirovsky Zavod, Polymetal and MRSK
Mr. Yuzhanov previously held various posts in the
Leningrad / St. Petersburg city administration, served as Chairman of
the Russian Federation State Committee for Land Resources and Land
Management, Russian Federation government minister for land policy,
construction, housing and utilities infrastructure and Russian
Federation minister for anti-monopolies policy and support of
In 1982, Ilya Yuzhanov graduated from the Faculty of Economics at Leningrad State University. PhD in Economics.