Supervisory Board

Mr Shukhrat Ibragimov

Chairman of the Supervisory Board – Member of the Board of Directors, ERG S.a.r.l.

Mr Shukhrat Ibragimov graduated from the European Business School London (EBS London) and the Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU). Mr Ibragimov has spent ten years working on ERG operational sites, and has taken part in various areas of the Group’s business. This has given him significant experience with one of the world's largest mining companies, and in-depth knowledge of industrial process control, managing financial flows and strategic development.

While heading ERG's Business Development Department from 2015 to 2021, Mr Ibragimov was responsible for production planning and the development of customer relations. He was instrumental in developing and launching several ERG projects in Kazakhstan and abroad, including collaborations with various Chinese companies. One of these projects is Metalkol RTR, the world's second largest cobalt producer and a major copper producer; as well as BAMIN, ERG's integrated iron ore mining and logistics project in Brazil.

Since 2021, Mr Ibragimov has been a member of ERG’s Board of Managers and its Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee and Sustainable Development and M&A Committee.

Mr Dmitry Melnikov

Supervisory Board member – CLO of the Group

Dmitry graduated from the Lomonosov Moscow State University (Faculty of Law) with a degree in law (Civil Law Disciplines Department) and obtained the Master of Laws (LL.M.) at the University of Virginia, USA; further he passed Ph.D. defense and obtained a degree of Candidate of Legal Sciences (Ph.D.) at the Russian State Institute of Intellectual Property (RGIIS).

His professional career was directly linked to Cleary Gottlieb international law firm, where Dmitry Melnikov specialized in transactions on mergers and acquisitions, financing and integrated support for business.

Since 2014, Dmitry Melnikov works at ERG – first as the Executive Director on International Law and M&A and as the Chief Legal Officer of the Group since 2016.

СSince 2016, he is a member of the Executive Committee of ERG as well.