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Nadezda Saygina

Senior Contract & Commercial Manager, General Electric Power, France

Participation in the events

Track: 2. Legal Profession. Legal Department Management. Notary
Discussion session

2.5. Commercial Contracts Management: Implementation of the Best International Practices in Russia


Friday, May 17, 13:30 - 15:30

Hall #3, General Staff Building (6-8, Dvortsovaya sq.)


Education, academic degree:

PhD in International Law and Business Administration (France).

Master degrees in International Law, Administration and Politics (Russia and USA).


Professional experience:

14 years of successful Business Development and Commercial Contract Management in international companies operating at Russian/CIS energy market: GENERAL ELECTRIC, TOTAL, SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC, RENAULT, ALSTOM POWER SYSTEMS. Fluent in the environment of complex Joint Ventures.

At present:

Senior Commercial & Contract Manager on the Project of equipment supply (unique technology of Arabelle) for construction of a Nuclear Power Plant AKKUYU in Turkey (joint project of GENERAL ELECTRIC and ROSATOM companies).


Specialist area, professional interests:

Contracts, negotiations and commercial settlements, compliance/regulatory, legal advice, business development. Russia/CIS expertise (industrial norms and standards).



- Coordinating common work between Contract Managers on 4 nuclear energy projects of General Electric: HANHIKIVI, PAKS, EL-DABAA and AKKUYU.

- Contract management of large-scale projects:

$27B / Yamal LNG project /NOVATEK-TOTAL-CNPC,

€19B / Amur Gaz Processing project /GAZPROM-CPECC-TECNIMONT-LINDE.


Publications, scientific works:

PhD “Energy security issues in relations between European Union and Russia”