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
Mine Deputy Director
Battur Batbayar
Senior Advisor
Bayarsaikhan Naimaldai
Head of Maintenance Department
Bayaraa Baljinnyam
Deputy of Maintenance Department
Bulgansaikhan Chuluunbat
Head of External Relations
Byambatsogt Oyunchimeg
Head of Mine Department
Dulamsuren Jambaldorj
Head of Camp Department
Gideon Donkor
Mine Assistant Manager
Erdenebayar Oyun
Senior Geologist
Erdenetsogt Gochoosuren
Local Community Manager
Itgel Erdenetumur
Finance Manager
Naranbaatar Jamiyandorj
Deputy of Mine Department
Onon Evans
Procurement Manager
Pjotr Gainullin
Head of Business Department
Svetlana Zelina
Financial Controller
Saruul Enkhbold
Administrative Manager
Sainzaya Mashlai
Senior Manager of Human Resource
Solongo Erdenebayar
Head of Admin and HR Department
Seth Assam
Mine Assistant Manager
Solongo Surenkhorloo
Human Resource Manager
Tegshjargal Batsukh
Head of Project Department
Temuulen Lkhagvasuren
Mine Director
Tugsbayar Davaakhuu
Plant Senior Foreman
Tuvshin Khadbaatar
Business Development Manager
Tumenbayar Enkhbold
Head of HSE Department
Tserenlkham Jambal
Deputy of HSE Department
Ulziibayar Urjinsuren
Deputy of Camp Department
Zaantogtokh Badamgerel
General Counsel