MANAGEMENT

Olzhas KHUDAIBERGENOV
Senior Partner and Founder

SPECIALIZATION:
Macroeconomics, financial sector, taxation and budgetary field, social sector

WORK EXPERIENCE:
Solid experience in managing analytical organizations
Experience in comprehensive economic research, preparation of strategic and policy documents
Management experience at enterprises in various sectors of the economy
Member of various public, government and non-government commissions, working and expert groups

EDUCATION:
MSc. in Economics, Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics and Strategic Research (KIMEP)

 

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Yernar ZHARKESHOV
Chief Executive Officer / Managing Partner

SPECIALIZATION:
Governance, civil service and international partnerships building

WORK EXPERIENCE:
Managerial experience in government and international organizations, research centers
Experience in establishing and managing an international center

EDUCATION:
Master in Public Policy, the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore
BSc. Public Policy, Government and Management, the University of Birmingham, UK

 

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Adilgerey NAMAZBAEV
Partner

SPECIALIZATION:
Corporate Strategy and Corporate Finance in Infrastructure, Financial Institutions, Energy and Public Sector

WORK EXPERIENCE:
Over 16-year experience in major international consulting companies and international financial institutions 
Successful completion of a large number of infrastructure projects (transport, logistics), as well as projects in the financial sector and power industry

EDUCATION:
MBA, the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (USA)

 

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Gavin KRETZCHMAR
Partner

SPECIALIZATION:
Structured finance, oil and gas sector

WORK EXPERIENCE:
20-year experience in investment banking
Over 10 successfully completed projects in the Kazakhstan market

EDUCATION:
PhD in Finance, Edinburgh University, certified public accountant (SA)

 

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Тalgat IMANOV
Director

SPECIALIZATION:
System analysis, operational efficiency, business transformation

WORK EXPERIENCE:
Management experience at enterprises in key economy sectors

EDUCATION:
MBA, Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics and Strategic Research (KIMEP)

 

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Bakhytzhan SARKEYEV
Director

SPECIALIZATION:
Economic reforms

WORK EXPERIENCE:
15-year experience in the development and implementation of governmental and industry-specific programs
Participation in the establishment of the Samruk-Kazyna National Welfare Fund, DAMU Entrepreneurship Development Fund and the entrepreneurship support system in Kazakhstan
Managerial experience in state authorities and the quasi-public sector

EDUCATION:
MPA, Master of Sciences in Government Management, Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics and Strategic Research (KIMEP)

 

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Natalka VALENTINOVA
Director for Finance

SPECIALIZATION:
Planning, corporate management, audit.
Tax, accounting and management accounting

WORK EXPERIENCE:
More than 20 years of management experience in accounting and tax records and financial control
Conversant in economic and legal matters

EDUCATION:
Diploma in ACCA International Financial Reporting in Russian – DipIFR (rus)
«Professional accountant» certificate
Tax consultant certificate