Caspian General Investments plc, the Central Asia-focused natural resources and infrastructure investment company, has appointed Dr. Reza Tabrizi as CEO.
Dr. Tabrizi has promoted British businesses in Central Asia and the Caucuses, one of the fastest-growing regions in the world, for the past 18 years. He advised the energy division of HSBC INUK on business emanating out of the Caspian Sea neighboring republics from 2000-2009 and has worked closely with the governments of Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Russia and the Kyrgyz Republic. Dr. Tabrizi was the founder and director of the Caspian Foundation for Democracy in 2006, and is the founder and president of both the Anglo-Kyrgyz and Anglo-Turkmen Societies.
The company’s new CEO is also a director of London Stock Exchange-listed Premier Gold Resources plc, a Central Asia-focused gold exploration and development company. He has been instrumental in securing trade deals worth hundreds of millions of pounds for the UK with Central Asian and Caucasian countries.
Caspian General Investments is currently considering a number of opportunities in the oil and gas, hydropower and rare earth metal industries. Incorporated in London in 2007, the company operates as an investment company with interests in oil and gas, infrastructure, hydropower and natural resources.