Ms Tchedaeva joined Polymetal in 2011 as Company Secretary prior to its IPO on London Stock Exchange. Her expertise includes structuring, implementing and supervising the best corporate governance practices, including compliance with the UK Corporate Governance Code, Bribery Act, Listing Rules, etc. In 2008-2011, she was Company Secretary at Orsu Metals Corporation and between 2004-2008 held various positions in Oriel Resources plc, being in charge of M&A, additional placements of shares and corporate transactions. Ms Tchedaeva is a graduate of London Business School (MSc in Finance) Moscow State Linguistic University (Diploma in Linguistics). She is a Fellow of ICSA: The Governance Institute.