Alexander Lopatnikov, Managing Partner of AAR (formerly American Appraisal. Russia), has been managing valuation and consulting services for mining companies for over twenty years. He has experience in many countries around the world for companies such as Norilsk Nickel, ERG, Polymetal, Molycorp, Rusal, Kazakhmys, Evraz, LARCO, Mechel, Polyus, Severstal-Resource, Petropavlovsk, IRC Ltd, Mongolian Mining Corportation, Metalloinvest, Chalco and many others.
Mr. Lopatnikov participated in the group of experts of the International Assessment Council, which developed assessment standards for the extractive industries. Alexander Lopatnikov is a member of OERN, the American Society of Appraisers, the Russian Society of Appraisers, and the Royal Institute of Certified Appraisers (RICS).
Alexander Lopatnikov is the author of a large number of publications on the value of mining projects and companies, their assessment and risk management. For many years, he has taught the course “Cost Management” at the IDAB School of Business at State University of Management.