Maxim Chuvaev


Maxim Chuvaev is Partner at NGS Global. Throughout his 25-year career, he has successfully conducted hundreds of senior-level search assignments for multinational and Russian clients in market sectors such as technology, industrial, financial services, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), and professional services. Additionally, he has performed numerous management assessment projects for both local and international clients in Russia.

Before coming to NGS Global, he worked at Chuvaev Consulting as a Partner, a human resources consultancy firm that he founded, where he further honed his search and assessment skills.

Earlier in his career, he spent 11 years with Korn/Ferry International. During his time there, Mr. Chuvaev established the firm’s technology practice in Russia and became the leader of the practice for Eastern Europe in 1997. In 1998 he was appointed Vice President of the firm and took over management of their industrial and automotive practices in Russia. In 2002, he was designated as Director of the company in Russia and the Leader of their technology, industrial and automotive practices.

While at Korn/Ferry, he received intensive training on Management Assessment techniques, a skill that he has expanded on in recent years to include assessments of the largest Russian truck manufacturer, a major Japanese-owned Russian glass producer, and the Ukrainian division of a major European insurance company.

Between 2005 and 2010 Mr. Chuvaev was a Senior Partner of Edward W Kelley and Partners serving local Russian and multinational clients. He also worked for Neumann International as Managing Partner, Russia and Ukraine. He helped the firm completely rebuild its business in Russia and streamline their operations. In addition to serving clients at Neumann International, he was responsible for internal recruitment and hired a number of experienced search professionals at the firm.

Maxim holds a Master’s degree in electronics from the Technical University of St.Petersburg. He is certified in the Decision Dynamics management assessment methodology. He speaks native Russian, fluent English and German.