With its world-class management team, Naran Mandal is setting a new high standard for gold mining and exploration companies in Mongolia.

Michael Fischer
Chief Executive Officer
Michael Fischer is a professional mining engineer with more than 30 years of mine management experience, covering gold and base metals in South Africa, Australia, Papua New Guinea, Chile, and Kyrgyzstan. In his previous post, Michael served as President of Kumtor Gold Company, a multi-million ounce gold mine with more than 5,000 employees.

At Kumtor, Michael was instrumental in the recapitalization of the mine with capital expenditure of one billion dollars over three years, resulting in quantum increases in production from 280,000 tons to 600,000 tons per day, the extension of the life of mine from 2012 to 2026, and bringing mill throughput to 17,000 tons per day.

Richard Sawyer
Country Director
Richard Sawyer has more than 15 years of experience managing private and public sector projects in emerging markets and has successfully led diverse international teams on the ground in the U.S., China, and Central and South America. Richard has lived in Mongolia for the past seven years where he has developed several multi-million dollar projects, both in and out of the mining sector.

Richard holds a master’s degree in Economics and International Relations from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).

Ariunbold Tuvshinbayar
Plant Manager
Battur Batbayar
Senior Consultant
Byambatsogt Oyunchimeg
Head of Underground Department
Bulgansaikhan Chuluunbat
Head of PR and Communications
Gideon Donkor
Mine Assistant Manager
Dulamsuren Jambaldorj
Camp Manager
Itgel Erdenetumur
Finance Manager
Naranbaatar Jamiyandorj
Manager of Underground Department
Onon Evans
Procurement Manager
Pjotr Gainullin
Head of Business Development
Seth Assam
Mine Assistant Manager
Solongo Erdenebayar
Senior Human Resource and Administrative Manager
Sainzaya Mashlai
Senior Manager of Human Resource
Saruul Enkhbold
Office Manager
Solongo Surenkhorloo
Human Resource Manager
Svetlana Zelina
Financial Controller
Tegshjargal Batsukh
Project Manager
Temuulen Lkhagvasuren
Mine Director
Tugsbayar Davaakhuu
Plant Senior Foreman
Tuvshin Khadbaatar
Business Development Manager
Tumenbayar Enkhbold
HSE Manager