Nadya Christina Wells


  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Sberbank

  • Independent Director

  • Curator for ESG and Sustainable Development as part of the Supervisory Board

  • Chairman of the Audit Committee

  • Member of the Strategic Planning and Sustainable Development Committee

  • Member of the Risk Management Committee

  • Years of election to the Supervisory Board: 2014 – 2021


Year of birth: 1970


Education/academic degree/academic position:

  • 1993 – University of Oxford (UK), MA (Hons.), Modern History, Modern Languages

  • 2000 – INSEAD Business School (France), MBA

  • 2017 – University of Geneva (Switzerland), Master of Science (MSc) in Global Health


Work experience:

  • 2015 – present: Independent consultant for investment and corporate governance

  • 2020 – present: Independent Non-Executive Director on the Boards of various Luxembourgish SICAVs managed by Aberdeen Standard Investments Luxembourg

  • 2019 – present: Senior Research Adviser at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (Switzerland)

  • 2019 – present: Member of the Board of Directors of the Hansa Investment Company Limited

  • 2015 – present: Member of the Board of Directors of Barings Emerging EMEA Opportunities Plc (formerly Baring Emerging Europe Plc)

  • 2016 – 2020: Member of the Board of Directors of the Eastnine AB (formerly East Capital Explorer AB)

  • 2017 – 2019: Member of the Board of Directors of the responsibility Investments AG

  • 2001 – 2014: Vice-President, Portfolio Manager and Investment Analyst for Global Emerging Markets, Capital International SA

  • 1999 – 2000: Non-Executive Director of the Board of Directors of the Gorky Automobile Plant (GAZ)

  • 1995 – 1999: Portfolio Manager for Global Emerging Markets at Invesco Asset Management Limited

  • 1993 – 1995: Analyst, Ernst & Young Management Consultancy Services


Honors & Awards:

  • Winner of the 12th Independent Director of the Year National Award 2017


Owns no shares of the Bank.
Has no family relationships with the other persons who are members of Sberbank’s management bodies and bodies supervising Sberbank’s financial and business operations.