Batsukh Galsan was appointed as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Oyu Tolgoi LLC in June 2010.
Ambassador Batsukh, until March 2010, served as Ambassador at-Large for Mongolia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. He was formerly Mongolia’s ambassador to Canada between 2001 and 2005, with additional accreditations to Peru, Brazil, and Paraguay, and ambassador to China between 2005 and 2009, with additional accreditations to Australia, New Zealand, and Pakistan. A career diplomat since 1992, Mr. Batsukh holds a master degree in international trade and a doctoral degree in international relations. He previously was an executive with Mongolia’s National Tourism Administration for eight years, including two years served as Chairman.