Vasily Makarov

General Director, "Vostok-Business"


Born in 1955 in Tashkent. In 1977 graduated from Geology Faculty of Tashkent State University with a degree in “geological survey and mineral deposits exploration”. From 1977 to 1994 worked at Kyzylkum geological expedition (Muruntau). Main works: Geological Survey and search of Deposits, in-depth study of physical behaviour of rock, results interpretation of geophysical fields and anomalies, prediction evaluation of Gold, Silver, Copper and other metals deposits. In 1990 received Post-Graduate Degree from Central Asian Institute of Gas and Mineral Row Materials on "Geophysical Search Methods of Mineral Deposits". Published 17 scientific articles in specialised publications and journals. From 1994 to 2006 worked at Uzbek-American Joint Venture "Zarafshan - Newmont" (branch establishment of Newmont Mining Corp.). In 2006 – 2007 -worked at "NBLgold "Research Centre of Precious Metals and Diamonds. From 2007 to present - Chief Geologist of IC «ARLAN». In charge of geological management of reserves and recourses of gold and other metals deposits evaluation projects (Russia, Central Asia, Africa) for potential investment in exploration and mining. From January 2010 - General Director of “Pavlik Gold Mining Company” (subsidiary of “Arlan” Investment Company).