Ayuna Nechaeva

Head of Europe, Primary Markets

London Stock Exchange Group

Ayuna is Head of Europe, Primary Markets and Co-Chair of LSEG’s Women Inspired Network UK Chapter. She was appointed to the role in 2018 having previously held a number of positions in Primary Markets, including Head of Russia & CIS.      

Ayuna has brought many high-profile IPOs and listings to London Stock Exchange to help build a portfolio of over 200 listed issuers worth c. $1 trillion. 

In her capacity as Co-Chair of LSEG’s Women Inspired Network UK Chapter, Ayuna champions gender equality and plays an active part in LSEG’s Diversity & Inclusion work.  

Outside LSEG, she serves as Chair of TheCityUK’s Eurasia Market Advisory Group and Member of TheCityUK’s International Trade & Investment Group. 

Ayuna was featured in Management Today’s 35 under 35 Women in Management in 2017.

In 2018, she was shortlisted for the Asian Women of Achievement Award in Business category. 

Ayuna holds a Master’s in International Business from Grenoble Graduate School of Business and MA in Linguistics & Intercultural Communications from the Moscow State University. 


Ayuna Nechaeva