Mikhail Tarasov, Ph.D. economy

Chief Executing Officer

Between 2006-2016 Mikhail Tarasov worked in UFG Asset Management as a Partner and Head of commercial real estate and managed 12 projects - offices, industrial and retail worth more than 530 mio US dollars. In 1998-2006, he held several key positions, including Advisor to the Chairman of the Management Board of JSC Bank ZENIT and was involved in the construction and management of the Bank's office, retail and logistic assets in several regions of Russia. In 1996-1998 worked as a trader of Eurobonds in AKB TOKO Bank, and from 1992-1996, Director of Providence LLP, an affiliate of METRO Cash & Carry food products.

Since 2012 Mikhail has been included in the ranking of 100 most influential people in the Russian commercial real estate market CRE in the Investment category.

Mikhail has been managing PLT since January 2020.

Dmitry Bespalov

Head of Property Maintenance and Operations Department

Dmitry started his professional career in 1985 at Procter & Gamble company, where he worked his way up from power networks engineer to head of the department responsible for monitoring construction, commissioning and operations of Procter & Gamble’s distribution centers in Russia. In 2006 Dmitry joined the development and asset management company MLP, where he held various managerial positions related to warehouse property operations up to the end of 2013. From 2014 to 2017 Dmitry headed the Department of commissioning and property operations at the investment and development company DG-19.

Since June 2017 Dmitry has been the Director of property maintenance and operations department at Professional logistics technologies, where he is responsible for managing and controlling all operational activities at the company’s facilities, as well as technical due diligence in new acquisition projects.

Elena Ledovskaya

Financial Director

Elena Ledovskaya started her real estate career in 2002 at AFI Development, where she grew from a financial controller up to a financial director of a business unit. Later on Elena managed financial department at several companies, including KR-Properties, PSP Farman, DG19 (PGP Development) in different real estate sectors (office, residential, retail and industrial).

In 2018 Elena joined Professional logistics technologies as a financial director.

Julia Shichanina

Head of Legal Department

Julia Shichanina started her professional career in 2005 as a lawyer at an international legal firm DLA Piper. Afterwards she worked as a real estate legal advisor with Linklaters CIS and managed legal support to rental activities of a large Russian development company. In her career Julia was involved in large commercial real estate leasing deals, advised clients on legal due diligence, raising project finance, asset acquisition, and construction of residential and non-residential property.

Julia joined PLT in July 2017. She currently manages the company’s legal department, being in charge of legal support to PLT’s operational activity and investment projects.

Aleksei Kazakov

Head of IT department

Alexey Kazakov started his professional career in IT in 2000. Up to 2013 he worked at different IT positions in telecom companies, advertising agencies and leading alcohol importers. In 2013 Alexey started working in real estate sector becoming in charge of IT systems at DG19 (PGP Development).

In 2019 Alexey joined PLT as Head of IT.