Board of Directors



Yaroslavna Nosikova, founder, Director and chair

Yaroslavna Nosikova is an associate in the McCarthy Tétrault LLP Tax Group in Toronto, where she maintains a general income tax practice. She was called to the Ontario bar in 2017. She holds a JD from University of Victoria (2016), and M.A.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Toronto (2011), and a B.Sc. (Hon.) in Chemistry from the University of Toronto (2009).  She is a member of the Canadian Tax Foundation. 

Yaroslavna was born in Russia and grew up in Novosibirsk, the capital of Siberia. She is fluent in Russian and English, and conversant in French.

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Andrey Serdyukov, Treasurer and Director

Andrey Serdyukov is a financial analyst in the McCarthy Tétrault Business Analysis Group in Toronto, where he is responsible for using business intelligence and data analytics to gain insights into firm’s productivity, profitability and industry trends to aid Senior Leadership Team’s decision making. He holds an MBA in Financial Management (2015) and HBA in Economics (2011) from Wilfrid Laurier University.

Andrey was born in Kazakhstan and grew up in Shymkent, the capital of South Kazakhstan Region. According to some sources, Shymkent is 2,200 years old. Andrey is fluent in Russian and English, and conversant in Kazakh.


Oleg Vakhromov, Director

Oleg Vakhromov is a Commercial Account Manager at RBC Royal Bank of Canada, where he is responsible for managing and growing a portfolio of mining and mining services clients. Oleg is a Chartered Financial Analyst (2012), and holds an M.A. in International Economics and Finance from Ryerson University (2008), and a B.A. in Management and Business Administration from the Ural State Mining University (2005).

Oleg is a third generation mining professional born in Yekaterinburg, a historic mining region in Russia. Oleg is fluent in English, Russian and limited German.

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Yuliya Khraplyva, dIRECTOR

Yuliya Khraplyva is an articling student with the General Counsel Office at the Ontario Securities Commission – Canada’s largest securities regulator. Prior to this, Yuliya spent seven month living in Moscow, Russia interning at the Baker McKenzie law firm, primarily in its corporate and securities practices. She received her law degree from the University of Victoria (2016) and Bachelor of Arts from York University (2009).

Yuliya was born in Ukraine and is fluent in English, Ukrainian and Russian, and conversant in French.



Konstantin Sobolevski, Director

Konstantin Sobolevski is an associate in the McCarthy Tétrault LLP Business Law Group in Montreal, where he maintains a general corporate practice with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, securities, continuous disclosure matters and mining.

Konstantin has previously worked as a senior lawyer in the Moscow office of an international gold mining company, where he was involved in mining, cross-border M&A, securities and public disclosure matters. Konstantin also worked as a commercial and business advisor to a Canadian mining company.

Konstantin obtained a joint common law and civil law degree from McGill University in 2016. He also holds a civil law degree from the Saint-Petersburg State University in Russia. Konstantin is a member of the Quebec Bar and he is admitted to practice law in Russia.

Konstantin was born and grew up in Saint-Petersburg. He speaks English, Russian and French.