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Team Profiles

Altangerel Begzsuren | Chairman

Mr. Begzsuren is a professional electrical engineer by training with over 30 years of experience in the development and investment in the mining and energy sectors. He is the co-owner of the Khotgor Shanaga coal mine in a joint venture with the South Korean Government. He founded West Mongolia Energy LLC to supply the coal required for power generation through the SURGE Power Plant in western Mongolia.
Amarsanaa is a trained lawyer with over 20 years of professional experience advising corporate law. She is a Board member of the Association of Mongolian Lawyers and Khotgor Shanaga LLC. She is a Shareholder of Baruun Mongol Energy LLC.
Joseph is an investment banker, lawyer, and blockchain entrepreneur with over 17 years of professional experience. As an investment banker he is specialised in corporate restructuring, project financing, M&A, and operational ‘turnarounds’. His track record spans mining, energy, infrastructure, agriculture, fintech, and blockchain. This experience includes economic policy advisory to central government agencies in North Asia. At present, Joseph also serves as a director and economic advisor to DIIANT, a global IT consulting firm and leader in digital transformation, specialising in design, technical architecture, product development and implementation of secure and scalable distributed systems. Born in Korea and raised in Australia, Joseph holds a Bachelor of Science (Actuarial Studies, Mathematics), Applied Finance, and a Juris Doctor.

Anar Amarjargal | Co-Founder

Anar has over 10 years of professional experience in overseeing the day to day operations, translating strategy into actionable goals for business performance and growth throughout the greater Mongolia region. He is the former COO of the Mongolian Mortgage Corporation HFC LLC, Independent Board Member for the Mongolian Stock Exchange, and the Director of Amarjargal Foundation NGO. Anar holds an MBA in Investment Management from the University of Finance and Economics of Mongolia, and a BA in Economics (emphasis on Intellectual Property) from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Michael Johnson | Technical Director

Mr. Johnson is a qualified engineer with more than 40 years of global experience in the heavy industry, mining and construction sector. He has managed projects for multinational corporations, enterprises, and startups. He is the President & founder of TOA Consulting, an international consultancy and project management company. His successful track record includes work with globally recognised corporations such as Arcelor Mittal, AHMSA, Mobarakeh Steel Company, SMS Siemac, and Iron Ore Canada, spanning China, North America, South East and Central Asia, and Iran.

Eric Choi | Advisor - Technical (Blockchain & Token Economics)

Eric is one of key figures in the Asian blockchain industry. As a 7 year veteran of the global blockchain industry, Eric is acknowledged by past clients and business partners as someone who makes the impossible possible in the blockchain. Eric has a natural talent in applying blockchain technology to the most obscure of traditional market businesses and phenomena. He has a successful track record of blockchain implementation in traditional finance, online gaming, entertainment (TV and online), and infrastructure. Eric has consulted for more than 50 crypto projects to date. At present, Eric serves as the CEO of DIIANT, a global IT consulting firm and leader in digital transformation, where he oversees the design, technical architecture, product development and implementation of secure and scalable distributed systems.

Burte-Ujin Gandi | Director - Marketing & Social Media

Burte-Ujin is an influencer, marketer, and entrepreneur of 11 years experience. In 2009, she founded “The Lof” Mongolia’s largest gaming center franchise, which has revolutionised the Mongolian Esports landscape. Burte-Ujin is also a board member of Mongolia’s Esports Association. Her influencer and marketing professional experience spans well known political campaigns, blockchain, TV, retail product endorsement and brand management. Graduating from Raffles International Institute, with a bachelors in commerce majoring in marketing , she is fluent in Mongolian, Russian and English.

David Gong | Director - Business Development

David’s blockchain experience is primarily business development and research, always looking for opportunities to learn and provide a unique perspective. He is an early contributor to Columbia University’s undergraduate organization for distributed ledger technology, [email protected], and Researcher at the CBDC Blockchain Research Institute and Cypherium, a layer-1 blockchain protocol for CBDC interoperability. He holds a B.A. in Political Science from Columbia University.

Ranadip Saha | Director - Blockchain Engineer

Ranadip leads the design architecture and implementation of distributed systems. He has been working with various teams on Ethereum based projects since 2017. He has also worked on a patented reputation management system for mail prioritization and spam filtering using Hyperledger. His expertise lies in DeFi based projects such as governance and reward management systems. He has also worked previously as a full stack developer mainly working on backend systems based on Python and Node.Js and frontend web applications based on ReactJs.
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Outline
Altangerel Begzsuren | Chairman
Amarsanaa Tunjin | Director - Legal and Policy
Joseph Lee | Advisor - Legal & Economics
Anar Amarjargal | Co-Founder
Michael Johnson | Technical Director
Eric Choi | Advisor - Technical (Blockchain & Token Economics)
Burte-Ujin Gandi | Director - Marketing & Social Media
David Gong | Director - Business Development
Ranadip Saha | Director - Blockchain Engineer