Maria Krasnova: Vice President, National Settlement Depository (NSD), in charge of corporate governance, risk management and legal affairs. In 2011-2012 Ms. Krasnova was responsible for the integration of NSD, Depository Clearing Company (DCC) and RTS Settlement Chamber and served as the CEO of DCC. The integration of NSD, DCC and RTS Settlement Chamber was completed in 2012, and the integrated entity became the Russian Central Securities Depository.
Ms. Krasnova joined NSD’s predecessor, National Depository Center (NDC), as the Head of the Legal Department, in 2001. In November 2009, Ms. Krasnova was elected to the Executive Board of NDC. Ms. Krasnova started her professional career in 1992 and prior to joining NDС worked as a lawyer in the Russian banking sector. Ms. Krasnova graduated from the Law School of the Lomonosov Moscow State University.