Alexander Lezhnin

Head of Geological Survey



In 1982, graduated from the North Caucasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy with a degree in engineering-geology.

Professional background

Over 40 years of experience in the exploration and mining industry.

1969 – 1986: geologist, mine overseer of Caucasus exploration parties

1986 – 2006: chief mine geologist, chief specialist at Mining and Geological Directorate, JSC MMC Norilsk Nickel

2006 – 2012: Head of Exploration Directorate, JSC MMC Norilsk Nickel

2012 – 2014: Head of Exploration Department, Advisor to Director General, JSC Rosgeologia

Since 2014: Head of Geological Survey, JSC Zarubezhgeologia.