Senior Finance Manager

Olga Lekareva joined Genesis Prize Foundation in 2014 from Genesis Philanthropy Group (GPG) where she served as a Senior Finance Manager and had ultimate responsibility for the Finance Department.  

Prior to working with GPG, Olga was a Senior Finance Manager in the Alfa-Access-Renova (AAR) Consortium which managed $30 billion in oil and gas assets in Russia, Ukraine, Brazil, Vietnam, Venezuela and Iraq. AAR’s main asset was TNK-BP, one of the world’s 10 largest private oil companies. In 2013, AAR sold its 50% stake in TNK-BP to Rosneft for $28 billion.

Olga started her career as an accountant and finance manager in the Moscow Representative Office of Burson-Marsteller – a leading global public relations and communications firm – and then served as a Finance Director at RPI – a consulting firm providing services for the oil and gas industry.

Olga graduated from Moscow State Linguistic University with a Master's Degree in 2000.