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Lydian Armenia Board of Directors











Howard Stevenson

President & CEO 

BA BAI (Mech Eng) MBA

Mr. Stevenson has over 25 years of global mining industry experience in corporate strategy, engineering, mine development and operations, mineral economics, business development and mergers and acquisitions on projects in various locations around the world. Mr. Stevenson most recently served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Alacer Gold Corp., where he also held a number of other senior management positions. He is Lydian's Board Member since 2014. 











Doug Tobler

Chief Financial Officer

B.S. in Business Administration (Accounting) 

He has more than 30 years of experience in finance, accounting and mining industries. During Çöpler gold mine development, he has been Alacer Gold's equity/debt markets specialist. He joined Lydian in April 2014. 












Dr. Hayk Aloyan 

Managing Director, Armenia
PhD Ore Deposit Geology

Dr. Aloyan has 18 years of mining exploration industry experience. He was formerly Deputy Chief of the Geological Survey in the Armenian Mining and Metallurgical Institute. Dr. Aloyan is widely published on Armenian metallogenesis, he is also a specialist in resource estimation.









Armen Martirosyan 

Finance Manager

Mr. Martirosyan has 15 years' experience in the finance and economics sectors, of which 4 years have been specific to the mining industry. He previously worked for 7 years with Grant Thornton becoming an auditor and was the Finance Manager of Deno Gold Mining Company for 2 years. Mr. Martirosyan is member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.












Dr. Armen Stepanyan

Sustainability Director
BE Chemical Engineering, ME Environmental Engineering, PhD (geoecology), MBA (major/finance)

Dr. Stepanyan has 14 years' experience in environmental studies and 6 years as a researcher at the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia. He was head of the central analytic laboratory of the Center for Ecological and Noosphere Studies of Armenia, participating in environmental projects funded by CRDF and NATO. He has worked as a water quality expert for UNDP-SIDA funded project, and also as Senior Specialist-State Inspector on Radioactive Waste Management at the Armenian Nuclear Regulatory Authority. Dr. Stepanyan has published scientific articles and 3 patents.