About us


Lawrence Rossouw – Certified Extractive Metallurgist with 23 years of operational and project related experience. Started his working career working on various gold mines and base metal concentrators in South Africa, Botswana, Mali (West Africa) and Tanzania (East Africa).
Graduated from the Potchefstroom University (South Africa) in 1995 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Extractive Metallurgy and completed various management, optimization and mine safety courses.
Extensive project experience built up of the previous 15 years with greenfield and brownfields projects in various countries like Russia, Ghana, Mali, Ivory Coast, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan. Projects range from small pilot scale plants to full 5,0Mtpa processing plants and heap leach operations.
Worked in Kazakhstan since 2012 and held senior positions with Kazminerals, Altyn Almas and most recently as Technical Director for AAEngineering Group. Managed several Feasibility Studies, plant expansion projects and greenfields Construction projects in polymetallic as well as gold projects which progressed into operational projects after commissioning.

Vice President of Finance/CFO

Didar Akezhanov  – in JSC “TIn One Mining” from August 2018. Experience in management positions for more than 10 years. Extensive international experience in financial management and consulting. Prior to joining the Tin One Mining team, Didar Akezhanov held senior positions in financial and real sector companies. Didar Akezhanov graduated with honors from the Kazakh National University with a degree in Finance and Credit, and holds a Master’s degree in London School of Economics and Political Science.

Vice President

Dmitriy Khvan graduated from Volskoye Military Academy of Logistic Support in 1998 with a degree in planning engineering and in 2012 from the Kazakh National Technical University with a degree in mining. Dmitriy Khvan served as a Deputy Technical Director at JSC Syrymbet from 2008 and as Acting Technical Director from June 2013. Dmitriy Khvan’s overall experience is in excess of 19 years.

Chief Geologist

Sergey Volkov is a Mining Engineer and Geologist with over 15 years of working experience in open-pit mining, as well as underground mining. Sergey Volkov possesses a wide range of expertise in gold, silver, copper, coal, potassium, bauxites, iron, led and zinc. As a mining consultant Sergey Volkov worked for various mining projects in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Mongolia and Turkey. Sergey Volkov’s special areas of proficiency are introduction and application of the modern techniques in the operational, geological and other services of mining and exploration companies; geological and geotechnical logging; introduction and application of QA/QC procedures; creation of geological models and block models; mineral resource estimation; development of projects from the start-up phase to the first bullion.

Mining Engineer

Ruslan Mamatkulov is a Professional Mining Engineer with 14 years of experience in the mining industry. Ruslan Mamatkulov worked as Mine Planning Engineer at Kumtor Operating Company, as Senior Mining Engineer at TBGMC, and for 9 years as Mining Operations Manager at Mawarid Mining Company, Oman. Ruslan Mamatkulov graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno, USA with a degree in mining engineering.