Olga started her career in 1994 at one of the largest Russian pulp and paper companies – Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper Plant. Within 10 years she built a successful career in this company from the position of Senior Economist to Head of Financial Department – CEO of investment branch. In 2004 she joined Carlsberg Group as Finance Director of Pikra brewery (Krasnoyarsk, Russia), where she was in charge of integrating financial and commercial functions during the company’s merger with Baltika, Vena and Yarpivo. In 2006, she was transferred to Baltika Breweries headquarters in St.Petersburg, taking up the position of Chief Controller for operations and administration. In 2008, Olga was appointed Finance Director of Baltika Breweries. Since October 2011 she held the position of Finance Director of Carlsberg Kazakhstan. In December 2012 – March 2013 she was also Acting CEO of Carlsberg Kazakhstan.
In 1995 she graduated from the Arkhangelsk State Technical University majoring in engineering and economics. In 1998 she joined the presidential program training executives for different branches of national economy. In 2011-2012 she participated in the Carlsberg Group's international Accelerated Leadership Development Programme.
Olga Golchikova was born on 9 February 1973 in Novodvinsk, Arkhangelsk region. Olga is married and has a son.