Core sampling drilling at  Bozshakol

Senior Management

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Oleg Novachuk

Chief Executive Officer

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Oleg Novachuk
Chief Executive Officer

Oleg joined the Group in 2001 and was appointed Chief Executive in 2007, having been Finance Director since 2005. His business acumen and operational management provide a valuable contribution to the successful delivery of the Group’s strategic objectives. He was formerly chairman of the board of directors of Kazprombank JSC.
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Andrew Southam

Chief Financial Officer

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Andrew Southam
Chief Financial Officer

Andrew joined the Company in 2006 where he has held a number of senior positions, including Group Financial Controller and Deputy Chief Financial Officer. He was appointed Chief Financial Officer in 2013 and brings significant strategic and operational financial oversight. Andrew is a chartered accountant who began his career at Deloitte in London, where he provided audit and transaction services to a number of UK listed companies. Prior to joining the Company, Andrew worked in corporate development at GlaxoSmithKline plc.
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Eldar Mamedov

General Director, KMM LLC

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Eldar Mamedov
General Director, KMM LLC

Eldar Mamedov is responsible for Government Relations, Legal and Administration at KAZ Minerals. He began his career with the Group in 1996 as a legal adviser at Zhezkazgantsvetmet and joined the executive management team at Kazakhmys Corporation LLC, the Group’s main copper subsidiary prior to the Restructuring, in 2000. In 2007, he was appointed Head of Legal for Kazakhmys PLC. A Kazakhstan trained lawyer, Eldar also holds an MBA from the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, and has worked extensively with the Kazakhstan Government on the development of tax, subsoil use and financial market laws and regulations.
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Mian Khalil

General Director of Projects

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Mian Khalil
General Director of Projects

Mian Khalil managed the construction of our growth projects, Aktogay and Bozshakol, and is currently overseeing the commissioning of Aktogay. Mian joined the Group in 2009 and has over 40 years of mining industry experience, in particular in capital projects management. He has worked on mining projects across the world and led the development of phase four of Escondida in Chile, the world’s largest copper mine. Mian held a number of senior project development roles at BHP Billiton including Vice President of Project Development Services. Mian holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan and a Masters in Civil Engineering from Stanford University, USA.
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Madina Kaparova

Group Procurement Director

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Madina Kaparova
Group Procurement Director

Madina Kaparova was appointed Group Procurement Director in 2016 and is responsible for the development and implementation of the Group’s procurement strategy. Madina is a graduate of Zhezkazgan University, holds an MBA from the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration and a Candidate of Economic Sciences degree from the Siberian Agriculture Economics Research Institute.
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Michael Peen

Chief Commercial Officer

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Michael Peen
Chief Commercial Officer

Michael Peen joined the Group in July 2010 and was appointed Chief Commercial Officer in 2015, responsible for the Group’s sales and marketing, strategy and business development activities. Michael was previously Marketing & Logistics Director and Head of the Hong Kong Office, working closely with a number of major Chinese copper companies and SOEs. Michael holds an Executive MBA from Kellogg-HKUST and participated in the Executive Management Program at INSEAD. Prior to joining the Group Michael worked in commercial roles in Europe and the Middle-East.

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Sergey Leu

General Director, Bozshakol

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Sergey Leu
General Director, Bozshakol

Sergey Leu was appointed General Director of Bozshakol in August 2016 and is responsible for the management of Bozshakol operations. He brings significant mining and metallurgical expertise to the Group having spent 20 years at the Navoi Mining & Metallurgical Combinat in Uzbekistan, a large scale open pit mining operation with an annual gold output of over 2.5 million ounces, progressing to hold a number of senior management positions. Sergey is a graduate of the Russian State Geological Prospecting University.
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Ilsur Dautov

General Director, East Region

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Ilsur Dautov
General Director, East Region

Ilsur Dautov was appointed General Director of the East Region in March 2014. He graduated from the Kazakh National Technical University with a degree in Mining Engineering. Ilsur brings extensive knowledge of the East Region assets, having started his career at the Zhezkent concentrator and progressed through a variety of supervisory and site management roles to develop an in-depth understating of the mining and processing chain. Ilsur also gained experience working in senior management roles in Russia prior to re-joining the Group in 2014 as General Director, East Region.
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Ilyas Tulekeev

General Director, Bozymchak

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Ilyas Tulekeev
General Director, Bozymchak

Ilyas Tulekeev was appointed General Director of Bozymchak mine and concentrator in Kyrgyzstan in 2011. Ilyas joined the Group in 2006. He graduated from the Kazakh National Technical University with a degree in Metallurgical Engineering and holds degrees in Finance & Economics and an MBA in International Business from the Academy of Economics & Management of Kazakhstan and the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration respectively.