RCG Team

RCG comprises dedicated technical and investment professionals with deep industry expertise and a diverse background. The team combines access to granular networks throughout Kazakhstan's natural resources and political communities, with in-depth experience in the areas of mining, private equity and finance.

Our technical and investment professionals represent a collective total of 190 years of experience in mining, political and financial communities in Kazakhstan and Central Asia.

RCG have sought to create an investment platform with the breadth and depth of knowledge, experience and contacts necessary to execute a high-value add strategy in a compelling, but challenging, market.

Investment team

Rustem Ospanov Partner | Head of Investment Team
Timur Raptaev Vice President
Nadezhda Borodachyova Senior Investment Analyst
Bektore Kertay Investment Analyst

Technical team

Valeriy Ospanov Managing Partner | Head of Technical Team
Vladimir Chirkov Chief Geologist
Victor Petruhin Chief Metallurgist
Alexey Menshikov Chief Mining Director
Timur Ospanov Senior Project Manager
Artyom Bilchenko Project Manager
Ardak Mukushev Project Geologist
Aidarkhan Nukenev Project Geologist
Aset Kamashev Resource Geologist

Legal team

Daniar Bektembaev General Counsel
Aiym Yussupova Senior Lawyer


Nurgul Sakeneeva Director of Finance and Administration
Zhansaya Auesbayeva Assistant to the Director of Finance and Administration
Larissa Morozova-Matsegor Administrative Manager

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RCG is an Almaty-based private investment group

focused on investments in the natural resources sector


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