Wednesday 10 May 2017

Kazakhstan Investment Outlook Session

Jean Monnet Auditorium, Level 0, Filoxenia Press Centre

Modernisation of Kazakhstan - New Investment in the Region

Country factsheet

 

Moderator

Agris Preimanis

Head of Kazakhstan, EBRD

Speakers

Janet Heckman

Managing Director SEMED, Cairo, EBRD - Cairo

Nurlan Kussainov

Chief Executive Officer, Astana International Financial Centre

Anuar Omarkhojayev

Deputy Chairman, JSC National Managing Holding "Baiterek"

Bakhyt Sultanov

Minister of Finance, EBRD Governor, Kazakhstan

Bolat Zhamishev

Chairman of the Board, Development Bank of Kazakhstan

Janet Heckman

Managing Director SEMED, Cairo, EBRD - Cairo

Nurlan Kussainov

Chief Executive Officer, Astana International Financial Centre

Nurlan KUSSAINOV has graduated from Kazakh State Academy of Management and Stanford Graduate School of Business. Since 2002, he was the Counselor Minister of Economic Affairs and Budget Planning of the Republic of Kazakhstan and was the Head of WTO Accession Team in Geneva, Switzerland. In 2007 was a CEO for CNRG Capital, and in 2009 served as a Managing Partner of Al Falah Partners. In 2010 served as a deputy CEO, then CEO for the Development Bank of Kazakhstan. In 2014 was appointed as a Deputy Governor at the National Bank of Kazakhstan. Currently, he is a Member of the board of Directors and the CEO for AIFC Authority. Nurlan is fluent in Kazakh, Russian and English, he is married with four children.

Anuar Omarkhojayev

Deputy Chairman, JSC National Managing Holding "Baiterek"

Agris Preimanis

Head of Kazakhstan, EBRD

Bakhyt Sultanov

Minister of Finance, EBRD Governor, Kazakhstan

Mr Sultanov graduated from the Kazakh National Technical University and the Kazakh State Academy of Management. He started his career in the Ministry of Finance in 1994 as economist. He was Vice Minister of Economy and Budget Planning of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2003) and served as Chairman of the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Statistics (2006). He was Minister of Economy and Budget Planning of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2007). In 2010 was appointed Aide to the President of the and in 2012 he was appointed Deputy Head of the Executive Office of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan. He has been serving as the Minister of Finance since August 2013.

Bolat Zhamishev

Chairman of the Board, Development Bank of Kazakhstan

Vice - Minister, First Vice-Minister of Finances of the Republic of Kazakhstan (1999-2001); Vice-Minister of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2001-2002); Vice - Minister, First Vice-Minister of Finances of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2002-2003); Deputy Chairman of the Board of the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2003-2004); Chairman of the Republic of Kazakhstan’s Agency on financial organizations regulating and monitoring (2004-2006); Deputy Chairman of the Board, Managing Director on project activity of the Eurasian Development Bank (2006-2007); Finance Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2007-2013); Regional Development Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2013-2014).