Vice President – Viktor Polikarpov

Viktor Polikarpov joined ROSATOM as Regional Vice-President of Sub-Saharan Africa in mid-2014, with the aim of developing and supporting the business activities of the Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation in Africa.

He has a wealth of expertise, with a strong background in international relations and business development.


Director – Alex Kirillov

Alexander Kirillov currently holds the position of Director at ROSATOM Africa and has been running the local subsidiary for nuclear giant ROSATOM since its inception in 2012. He has a wealth of experience in the field of engineering and holds a B.Sc in Mechanical Engineering.


Marketing Analyst – Irina Simonova

Irina Simonova joined ROSATOM Africa as Market Research Analyst in March 2015 with the task of collecting and interpreting data,
formulating reports and making recommendations based upon the research findings.

She has strong technical background and working knowledge in data analysis in various industries.


Press Secretary – Ryan Collyer

Ryan Collyer joined Rosatom Africa as Press Secretary in October 2014with the task of promoting the Rosatom brand as well as driving public awareness of nuclear in the region. He boasts a wealth of experience in technical communications.


Business Development Manager – Zakhele Madela

Zakhele Madela joined ROSATOM Africa as Business Development Manager in November 2015. His main objective is to identify business opportunities for the Rosatom group in the Sub-Saharan Africa region. This function includes ensuring maximim localisation in Rosatom projects in the region.


Office Manager – Louise Ganesh

Louise Ganesh joined the company in early 2012 and handles administrative tasks for the company.