Born in 1961.
Graduated cum laude from the Leningrad State University in 1984, from the Department of Economy Cybernetics, with specialisation in economic mathematics. Post-graduate studies in mathematical cybernetics at the Institute of social and economic studies of the USSR Academy of science, Leningrad division, in 1987. Completed the MBA at Bristol University in 1998. Earned the Professional independent director diploma from the London Institute of Directors in 2009.
She held the position of Chair of the Board of Directors (BoD), CEO, Chair of science and production companies from 1988 to 1995, and she was Director of many private companies. From 1995 to 2003 she held various partner positions with KPMG in New York and Moscow. From 2003 to 2005 she was person in charge of Internal audit Directorate of "Yukos", Moscow. From 2005 to 2008 she was Consulting services Executive partner of Deloitte&Touche, From 2006 to 2013 she held positions of independent member of the BoD, Chair of the Audit Commission, member of the Strategy Commission, member of the Remuneration Commission of "EM - alliance" and "KIT Finance", as well as independent member of the Audit Commission of OJSC "Baltika". From 2012 to 2013 she was a partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and from 2013 to 2014 - independent member of the CJSC "NefteTransService" Board of Directors, Chair of the Audit Commission, member of Remuneration Commission. As of 2013 she is holding position of independent member of LTD "ÏNK" BoD and from 2015 to 2018 she held position of independent member of BoD of JSC "SUEK".
Ms Vysotskaia was elected member of the NIS j.s.c. Novi Sad Board of Directors as of 21 June 2018.
Membership in boards of other companies:
- Nonprofit organization «Serebryanoe vremya» (Chair of the Supervisory Board, Director),
- LTD INK (independent member of the BoD, Chair of the Audit Commission).