Focused on high quality projects, Mongold uses international standards to bring strategic mining projects in Central Asia to reality through discovery, development, and management.
Chief Executive DirectorGlenn Baldwin has more than 30 years of experience in the mining industry and has held a variety of technical, senior, and executive management positions, building mining skills from hands-on experience on the ground (and underground) through to international strategic planning.
Glenn holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mining from the University of South Australia, a Western Australian 1st Class Mine Managers Certificate, and a South African Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency. He has has held executive roles with Gold Fields, Consolidated Minerals, as well as Ma’aden Gold and Base Metals. He also worked for an investment bank, where he further developed his experience in international business and finance.
Director of OperationsWith more than 15 years of experience managing private and public sector projects in emerging markets, Richard has successfully led diverse international teams on the ground in the U.S., China, and Central and South America. Richard has lived in Mongolia for the past eight years and has developed several multi-million dollar projects both in and out of the mining sector.
Director of Business DevelopmentPjotr Gainullin joined Mongold from Reuben Brothers in 2019. As an Investment Manager at RB he covered special situations and private equity transactions with a focus on metals & mining, commodities, and logistics.
Prior to that Pjotr was an executive in charge of steel-making raw materials and new business development at the investment team of Pallinghurst, a mining-focused private equity firm managing USD1.8 billion in assets. Before joining Pallinghurst, Pjotr was a structured commodity finance banker at Deutsche Bank where he helped his Natural Resources clients raise over USD22 billion in financing between 2007 and 2011.
FounderFinancier and investor Jamie Reuben founded the investment firm Melbury Capital in 2011 - an emerging market investment house. He was one of the early investors of Metro Bank and sat on its board until 2016. Jamie has also previously sat on the board of Queens Park Rangers Football Club.
Jamie’s primary focus is real estate investment, development, and financing for Reuben Brothers, including managing Burlington Arcade, the redevelopment of Carrington House, and developing a proposed luxury hotel at 94 Piccadilly, formerly the In & Out Club.
Jamie is also involved in an expanding hospitality business acquiring and developing 10 hotels, including an upcoming boutique property in Grosvenor Square, and the Mondrian Hotel in London. European projects include Pacha Hotel in Ibiza, Experimental Chalet in Verbier, Il Palazzo Experimental in Venice.
FounderAndrew Danenza has two decades of experience investing across a multitude of sectors and regions, initially working extensively in the financial sector in close collaboration with high-tech public companies and running IPO processes. Having overseen the growth and consolidation of a property and serviced office group in the UK and Europe, Andrew went on to launch a consortium focused on investing in and developing data, telecoms, and infrastructure projects in Southeast Asia as a lead investor, achieving a significant multiple on exit for all stakeholders.
In 2013, Andrew co-founded Melbury Capital which ultimately developed the gold mining build, buy, and operate strategy, leading to the creation of Mongold, a gold mining platform which now has over 700 employees, is the largest tax payer in the region and has delivered exceptional value to shareholders.
Most recently, Andrew co-founded Atrum Group, an investment platform that operates globally across the technology, private equity, venture, and growth spaces.
AdvisorDavid Reuben is a well-known international investor, industrialist and philanthropist. David and his brother, Simon, were at one time the biggest foreign investors in the former Soviet Union and their company, Trans World Group, controlled 5% of the world’s aluminum output.
Today, their business revolves around real estate, private equity, and venture capital. Well known for their charitable contributions, they established the Reuben Foundation with an endowment of $100 million.