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Andrey S. Dolgiy

Co-founder, President and CEO

Andrey Dolgiy began his career as an Air Force officer after graduating from A.F. Mozhaysky Military-Space Academy at the peak of the Soviet era. The new, capitalist economy reality was scary for many but viewed as a life opportunity for Andrey. A born entrepreneur, he realized the need to make his ideas come truth assuming full responsibility for its execution, success, or failure. He started by rebuilding economic and technology ties on the post-Soviet space lost during the transition from planned to free economy and worked hard in various cross-industries fields of the corporate world – oil and gas trading, heavy machinery and commodity brokerage, metallurgy and ore processing, financial services, distressed corporation recovery, mining, and many others.

As an expert, Andrey contributed the experience and skills earned into the creation of the new international business collaboration model which resulted in an intergovernmental treaty and eventually became the Custom Union. Going beyond Central Asia and Eurasia to the Asia-Pacific macro-region Andrey dedicates his knowledge and efforts to further extend united market advantages and benefit from what is developing as New Silk Road nowadays. Mr.Dolgiy also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Corporate Management from Moscow University of Finance and Law.

Vladislav V. Duba

VP of Business Development

Vladislav Duba joined Neon Mining at the beginning of 2020 and brought on board his more than 25 years of extensive experience working across the globe in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. With a focus on business development, financial and organizational restructuring, GR, and strategic development, Vladislav has been involved in a variety of multi-million business transactions, both with private and public corporations. Among key sectors, he has worked in banking, oil and gas, industrial real estate, pharmacy, and, most lately, mining and metallurgy. From 2016 to 2019 Vladislav played the key role, leading the TSX listed Canadian company participation in the joined project with Russian State Nuclear Corporation “ROSATOM” of lithium carbonate production on the Zavitinskoye field in Russia.

Before this experience, since 2010 he was VP Business Development representing Canadian based International private group Nelvik Norsk Hydro Ltd. in Russia and CIS, engaged primarily in oil and gas offshore rig construction and charter,  exploration services provision, and renewable energy sector. Vladislav Duba holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance and Banking from The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, he began his career as a banking senior executive in the early 1990’s in Moscow. Mr.Duba currently oversees Neon’s new business opportunities with particular emphasis on rare earth, lithium, cobalt, nickel, graphite, and other Green Energy-related materials.

Oleg V. Kim

Co-founder, VP Head of Operations

Oleg V. Kim is a geologist with deep knowledge of the exploration and mining sector from grassroots to feasibility and development stage projects. His nearly 40 years of extensive experience consists of numerous executive-level positions held in the mining industry, including, but not limited to, Kola Mining Corp., Balakashu Mining Co., Saga Creek Gold Co., Cameco Gold Inc, and Tien Shan Gold Co. He stood at the origins and commencement of the Kumtor Gold Company – the flagship of the Kyrgyz mining industry, now operated by TSX listed Centerra Gold. In the past 10 years, Oleg was a partner and served as a Qualified Person under JORC standards with the Kazakhstan Mineral Company – a leading international consulting and engineering service provider in the Central Asian and CIS countries.

Oleg’s professional success is based on the continuous educational and practical foundation, the graduation of the Geological and Exploration Departments of the Moscow State University, Russian State University of Geological Prospecting, and McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Mr.Kim holds a Ph.D. Degree in Geology and plays an active role as a Fellow of the Professional Society of Independent Experts of the Subsurface Recourses (PONEN, Kazakhstan),  Geological Society of London, and as a Member of Australian Institute of Geoscientists.


We are a team of engaging, motivated, intelligent, and energized people with a passion for purposeful innovation, who work hard and are committed to making an impact.

As we continue to grow rapidly, we are always on the lookout for creative and collaborative self-starters, problem-solving individuals that have a thirst for learning and sharing their knowledge to come aboard!

Our rewarding company culture is one that encourages, supports, and welcomes smart, creative, passionate professionals who are always solution-focused, technology experts who understand the big picture from all over the world. In return, our team members are rewarded, recognized, and celebrated!

Neon Mining delivers tremendous opportunities for deeply thinking, savvy, entrepreneurial individuals looking for a daring, inspiring environment, progressive work growth, and career.

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