Petropavlovsk Plc explores, develops and produces gold and iron ore. The company operates through Pokrovskiy, Pioneer, Malomir, Albyn, Alluvial Operations and Corporate & Other segments. The Pokrovskiy, Pioneer, Malomir and Albyn segments are engaged in gold and silver field exploration and mine development. The Alluvial Operations segment comprises of various alluvial gold operations which are engaged in gold field exploration. The Corporate & Other segment comprises of corporate administration, in-house geological exploration and construction and engineering expertise, engineering and scientific operations and other supporting in-house functions as well as various gold projects and other activities that do not meet the reportable segment criteria. Petropavlovsk was founded by Peter C. P. Hambro and Pavel A. Maslovskiy in 1994 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.