Ruslan Erzhanov, MSc, FGS, PONEN RK, Director WAI Kazakhstan, Senior Resource Geologist Ruslan has more than 12 years of work experience as a mining and exploration geologist. He has worked on numerous metalliferous projects in CIS. His responsibilities included managing the implementation of Drill Programmes; Grade Control; development and maintenance of QA/QC procedures in assaying; he was involved in resource and reserve estimates according to GKZ requirements for a number of mineral projects. Working with WAI, he was involved in Mineral Resource Estimations and other technical studies including Technical Due Diligence, Pre-Feasibility/Feasibility Studies, NI 43-101s and Competent Person Reports mainly for metalliferous projects across Central Asia, Russia and Europe. As a resource modelling geologist with WAI since 2013, he has modelled several polymetallic deposits in CIS for such companies as Kaz Minerals, Kazzinc, Ordabasy and Tauken-Samruk. Ruslan is an experienced user of Micromine, Datamine and Supervisor software. Ruslan has multilingual communication skills, proficient in both Russian and English.
Support of verification drilling programme to enable mineral resource estimation compliant with JORC Code (2012).