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Alexander Shvets

Introduction

Alexander has over six years of experience in consulting, including more than four years as a Consultant at Bain and Company. Prior to that, Alexander spent over four years in investment banking at JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley. He has worked in various industries including mining, oil and gas, financial services and consumer goods. Alexander has worked in Kuala Lumpur, London, Copenhagen, Kiev and Moscow. Alexander’s interests include boxing, reading and travelling.

Career snapshot

  • Oilfield services provider: Conducted reorganisation and right-sizing of the operations and support functions, with over 35% reduction in the workforce identified.
  • Global fertilizer producer: Express diagnostic of the maintenance budget for underground and open-pit mines. Identified opportunities to reduce the budget by 13%, while keeping necessary volume of maintenance work.
  • Global nickel producer: Developed a fuel-supply strategy for remote operations, involving delivery of the fuel and its storage on site. Achieved a reduction in the working capital by 25% and a reduction in storage facilities by 40%.
  • Global fertilizer producer: Optimisation of the maintenance process for the mobile equipment of a phosphate underground mine. Achieved over 15 p.p. availability increase for the equipment over the course of the project.
  • Diamond mining company: Developed a five-year corporate strategy for a leading global diamond companies.
  • Largest Eastern European bank: Complete transformation and reorganisation of the back-office functions. Achieved significant cost reduction by consolidating back-office operations into 15 shared service centres (from ~800 decentralized locations).
  • Russian oil and gas company: Developed a HR strategy and headcount model for the upstream division.
  • Leading Russian bank: Developed a network of competence centres for banking operations.

Education

  • BA in Economics from Moscow State University with a high distinction