Mr. Robin Grayson

  • Forename: Robin
  • Surname: Grayson
  • Primary Position: Senior Consultant on Alluvial Mining and the Environment
  • Secondary Position: Mongolian Mining Sector Expert

Brief CV

Robin Grayson has thirty years experience in the Geological, Mining, Petroleum and Environmental Sectors, and ten years lecturing experience in geology. He has special experience in Mongolia since 1995. Over the last 11 years he has worked on assignments for the European Commission (Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan), Asian Development Bank (Kazakhstan), World Bank (Mongolia), Swiss Development Agency (Mongolia) and Canada Fund (Mongolia). This includes SME development, credit lines, artisanal mining, mining policy, EIA policy, and socioeconomic impacts of Mongolia’s Mining Sector. He has undertaken mineral assignments for private clients, notably BHP Billiton (Mongolia), Electrosilica Oil and Gas (Mongolia), Entree Gold (Mongolia) and placer gold mines (Mongolia). He assisted in initiating Khan Resources, recently listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, and is assisting investors list on the AIM market of London Stock Exchange. Robin Grayson’s first geological consultancy was in England searching for fluorspar and zinc (B.L. Hodge & Partners), and later as onshore exploration adviser to 20+ oil and gas companies (BP, BG, Enterprise plc, Oldham Associates and many others) including reassessment of all BP’s onshore UK exploration blocks, and successfully negotiated Exploration Blocks with the UK Government. Prior to consultancy his background was ten years in teaching Geology at the former Wigan Mining College (England) and many of his students went on to be professional geologists and mining engineers worldwide. During this time he remapped parts of the Lancashire Coalfield, and was Expert Witness at public inquiries into strip mining for coal.

Qualifications

  • BSc. (Hons) Geology and Zoology 2nd class, division 1
    Manchester University, England (1967)
  • MSc Geology by Research
    Manchester University, England (1970)
  • Member Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain
  • Member National Mining Association of Mongolia

Languages *

  • English: 10

* N.B. Language skill is scored on a scale between 1 and 10.

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