Martin Smith / Chairman
Martin Smith has over 40 years' experience in the global natural resources industry, commencing his career as a mining engineer at Anglo American Corporation, South Africa and later leading projects for Palabora Mining Company, Costain Mining and Shell International. From 2006 to 2015 he was Technical Director and Deputy CEO of Petropavlovsk plc, based in the Russian Far East.
Pavel Ustenko / CEO
Former ExCo member and Deputy General Director of Hong Kong listed IRC Limited. 15 years experience and involvement in various mining projects in Russia and globally.
Anton Matveev / Financial director
Anton has degrees in finance and mining engineering from the Moscow State Mining University and has 10 years experience working in leading mining companies in Russia. CFA Charterholder.
Vladimir Barsov / Technical director
Vladimir has 30 years experience in the mining industry including 20 years at Sokolovo-Sarbaisky, one of the biggest iron ore projects in former USSR , as head of ore beneficiation and pelletization. Former head of the processing plant at the Kimkano-Sutarsky Mining and Processing Plant in Jewish Autonomous Region.
Igor Shmakov / Executive director of Russian subsidiary
More than 29 years of processing experience in Russia and Kazahstan.
Former Chief Engineer on Kimkano-Sutarsky Mining and Processing Complex
Previously deputy head of processing operations on Sokolovo- Sorbayskiy GOK and chief engineer of Evrazruda.