Galina Melnikova





Tatiana Semikop


Owner, Managing Partner, HR Partners, Ltd. and the Open Door Club International Partner, Institute OD and Change Management

Galina Melnikova is an independent director on the Boards of Directors of several state-owned enterprises. She is the owner and the managing partner of HR Partners, Ltd., the Open Door Club International, and is a partner at the Institute OD and Change Management. She has been a member of the HR Committee and Social Responsibility Committee on the Board of Directors since 2007.

Galina’s background includes general management, business development, project supervision, employee relations, interaction management, situational leadership and transformational change. Her expertise covers HR functions, start-ups, compliance, benchmarking, strategy implementation, executive search and selection, motivation and career management.

Earlier in her career, Galina was CEO of ABB Electroengineering, and later, she held positions at Ernst & Young and Citibank. She’s been a member of the AmCham in Russia; chairperson of the Board of Directors of Operation Smile in Russia; co-founder and vice president of the HR Professional League of Russia; and a member of the Moscow International Business Association.