Executive Team

Baigalmaa Shurka

General Manager, Communities

Baigalmaa Shurka joined Oyu Tolgoi in 2013 as General Manager, Regional Development and Social Performance. Ms Baigalmaa is responsible for Oyu Tolgoi’s relationship with the communities of the South Gobi, the company’s community and regional development programmes.

Before joining Oyu Tolgoi, she gained extensive experience across the Mongolian extractive industries, working with the Mongolian Mining Corporation and UHG, where she oversaw the development and implementation of the company’s Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Reports and Operation Management Plans. She also managed the construction of significant infrastructure projects and UHG’s coking coal mine site operations. Ms. Baigalmaa holds a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, a Master of Public Administration from the Mongolian University of Science and Technology, a Diploma of Civil Engineering from Irkutsk Polytechnical Institute and numerous professional and technical certificates.