Technical Committee

The Minex Asia Technical Committee is the main steering body of the Minex Central Asia Mining and Exploration Forum which will be held in Astana in Kazakhstan on 16-18 March 2010. The Committee is responsible for defining forum’s objectives, designing agenda and providing guidance with the day to day event management of the forum.

Committee Chairman: David Pearce, General Director, SRK Consulting

Senior experts of the following organisations take part in the Committee’s work:

Organisation Member Job title
Advantix Ltd Arthur Poliakov Managing Director
State Committee on Geology and Subsoil Use,
Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources of Kazakhstan
Aidarkhan Zhilkaidorov Chief expert
American Appraisal Yerlan Yeszhanov General Director
ARMZ Dmitry Shulga Director, External Affairs & Investor Relations
ENRC Vladimir Bobir Vice president, Operations
Eurasia Capital Management Alisher Djumanov Managing Partner
Grata Law Firm Almat Daumov Partner of the Natural Resources Department
IMC Montan Jon Bacharach Director
Kazakh-British Chamber of Commerce Arthur Krivov Managing Director
KazakhGold Group Vladimir Danilov Chief geologist
Kazakhmys Services Limited. Bill Mace Expert, Technical department
Kazatomprom Nurlan Ryspanov Vice President for Production and Extraction
NBL Gold Mikhail Leskov General Director
Polymetal Evgeny Freidinov Head of corporate communications
PricewaterhouseCoopers Asel Abdulagapova Marketing & Communications Leader
Rio Tinto Chris Welton Exploration Executive
SRK Consulting David Pearce General Director
SRK Consulting Nikolai Yenshin Senior Mining Engineer
Tau Ken Samruk Nurlan Zhakupov Managing Director
The Association of Mining and Mining
and Metallurgical Enterprises
Yevgeniy Bolgert Head of Business Development
Wardell Armstrong Dr Phil Newal Director Minerals