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UN Global Compact Russia


Poppel Natalia

Head of CSR and Brand department, Severstal


Natalya Poppel graduated from the Moscow Aviation Institute, studied at the MGIMO School of Business, Bilston Community College (UK), and the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
She has many years of experience in the field of public relations in commercial and non-commercial spheres, state cultural and educational organizations.
Natalia began her professional career at the Norilsk Mining and Metallurgical Plant. She worked in senior positions at Alexander Bank, a number of non-profit organizations, cultural and art institutions, as the State Pushkin Museum, the Academic Music College of The Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory, the State Historical, Architectural, Art and Landscape Museum-reserve «Tsaritsyno» in Moscow.
At Severstal since 2008. From June 2009, she has been in charge of CSR, planning, implementing and coordinating corporate and regional programs for social and charitable investments, social partnerships and sustainable development.
With her guidance, the Company received a number of prestigious awards: “Corporate Philanthropy Leaders” by the Russian business of the “Donors Forum”, Vedomosti and PwC; “PEOPLE INVESTOR” of the Russian Managers Association; “Leaders of Russian Business” of Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.
In 2015-2018 Natalia topped and was one of the liders in ratings of Russian CSR managers and in 2019 she was named " Best CSR Director"  according to the version of the award in management "TOP-1000 Russian Managers" held by Russian Managers Assotiation and  Publishing House "Kommersant".
Natalia has a State Award of Merit for the Fatherland.
Joining the Global Compact Network Russia – the Association “National Network of the Global Compact” – opens for the UN Global Compact participants additional opportunities – those mentioned above and stated below.