His Excellency Lkhagvadorj “George” TUMUR is the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia accredited to the Republic of Singapore and Non-Resident Ambassador to the Republic of the Philippines and Brunei Darussalam. He was appointed as the ASEF Governor for Mongolia in October 2015, and in December 2016, he was unanimously elected as Vice-Chair for the ASEF Board of Governors as well as ASEF Executive Committee (ExCo) Member for 2017. He served as the Chair of the ASEF Board of Governors in 2018. H.E. Tumur is a political appointee assigned to accelerate Mongolian bilateral and multilateral economic cooperation with the accredited countries and the region.
Possessing a sharp business acumen coupled with an intricate understanding of mining and investment legal landscape in Mongolia, Ambassador Lkhagvadorj Tumur is one of the foremost leaders in introducing western mining and mineral processing technologies into the respective industry of Mongolia. Based on his extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of the mining industry, he has successfully listed several companies such as Hunnu Coal Ltd. (ASX:HUN), Voyager Resources Ltd. (ASX:CJC) and Wolf Petroleum Ltd. (ASX:WOF) on the Australian Stock Exchange and managed the development of one of Mongolia’s major coking coal deposit.
Ambassador Lkhagvadorj Tumur has a Master of Arts in International Studies from Canterbury University, UK; Master of Science in Mining and Earth System Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Metallurgy and Materials Engineering from Colorado School of Mines, USA; and a Technical Degree in Mineral Processing from Ukrainian Industrial Technical School, Ukraine. He speaks Mongolian, Russian, English and Spanish.