Oleg Popov graduated from Donetsk Polytechnic Institute in 1991 and from Donetsk State University in 1996. From 1991 to 2000, he worked in various state institutions.
Oleg Popov was invited to join SCM JSC in 2000 as Deputy General Director.
In 2001–2006 he held the office of executive director. Oleg Popov has been General Director of SCM JSC since January 2006. He chairs the Supervisory Boards of DTEK operating companies, Shakhtar FC and FUIB PJSC.
He approves key financial, investment and personnel decisions related to both the management company and SCM Group’s assets, and assesses the performance of their directors.