Principal Resource Geologist
CSA Global (an ERM Group company)
Serik has over 20 years of experience in mineral exploration, field operations and resource estimation. He has a strong background in geology and computer technologies, allowing him to master geological and mining software at an expert level. His experience with mining operations gives him an excellent practical and theoretical basis for resource estimation. Serik has worked in many countries and possesses substantial experience in Australia, Canada, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Indonesia, the USA and Russia. His geological expertise includes a range of gold mineralisation types, epithermal and orogenic, porphyry copper/molybdenum deposits, skarn tungsten and tin, iron ore, a variety of lead/zinc/silver deposit types, nickel-cobalt laterites, and industrial minerals such as clays and silica sands. With substantial experience in a wide range of commodity and deposit types, Serik meets the requirements to act as a Competent Person for JORC Code reporting for most metalliferous deposit types and as a Qualified Person for Canadian NI43-101 technical reporting for gold, tungsten, copper and tin. Moreover, Serik has a strong knowledge of the Russian GKZ system and the new Kazakh reporting code and the recently introduced new subsoil use code for Kazakhstan.