Senior Management

Kulibayev Timur Askarovich

Chairman of the Presidium of the National Chamber of Еntrepreneurs of the Republic of Kazakhstan “Atameken”


Born on September 10th, 1966 in the city of Alma-Ata.

In 1983 he completed the Republican high school specializing in physics and mathematics.

In 1988 he graduated from Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov, department of national economy, with a degree of an economist.

He has a Ph.D. in Economics (1999). In 1999 he defended a PhD thesis on “Improvement of organizational-economic management mechanism of enterprises in conditions of market economy (oil/gas business)”.

He is an author of numerous publications and inventions.

Career development:

  • 1988-1990  the Research Institute of Economic Planning and Standards under the State Planning Committee of the Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic.
  • 1990-1992 – director of the Research and Consultative Center under the Fund for Cultural, Social and Technological Development in Kazakhstan.
  • 1992-1995 – head of “Altyn-Alma” Concern.
  • 1995-1997 – chairman of the Supervisory Board, a member of Credit Committee of Alma-Ata Merchandise and Financial Bank.
  • 1997  chief executive of the Directorate for Project Assessment and Negotiating under the State Investment Committee of Kazakhstan (equal to Deputy-Chairman).
  • 1997-1999 – vice-president for Economy and Finance of CJSC National Oil and Gas Company “Kazakhoil”.
  • 1999-2001  president of CJSC National Company for Oil Transportation “KazTransOil”.
  • 2001-2002  general director of CJSC National Company “Oil and Gas Transportation” (a merger of “KazTransOil” and “KazTransGas” companies).
  • 2002-2005  first Vice-President of JSC NC “KazMunayGas”, formed as a merger of CJSC NC “KazakhOil” and CJSC NC “Oil and Gas Transportation”.
  • 2005-2013 – non-staff Adviser to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
  • 2006-2007  vice-Chairman of the Management Board of JSC “Kazakhstan Holding Company for State Asset Management “Samruk”.
  • 2008-2011  vice-chairman of the Management Board of JSC “Fund of National Welfare “Samruk-Kazyna”.
  • 2011  chairman of the Management Board of JSC “Fund of National Welfare “Samruk-Kazyna”, a member of its Board of Directors.
  • 2011–2014  chairman of the Presidium of National Chamber of Economy of Kazakhstan “Atameken Union”
  • Since November, 2005 – presently, the head of the Kazakhstan oil and gas and energy organizations complex Association «KazEnergy».
  • Since September, 2013 – presently, chairman of the Presidium of National Camber of Entrepreneurs of RoK.

Athletic organizations:

  • Since 2004 – presently, honorary member of the Council of Federation of the Republican Public Association “National Federation of Golf of RoK”.
  • Since 2009 – presently, president of Kazakhstan Boxing Federation.
  • 2010-2015  a member of the Executive Committee of the National Olympic Committee of RoK.
  • Since 2011 – presently, chairman of the Board of Trustees of “Arystan” specialized lyceum (Talgar town);
  • Since 2012 – presently, vice-president, a member of the Executive Committee of International Boxing Association (AIBA).
  • Since 2012 – presently, chairman of Kazakhstan Confederation of Martial Arts and Power Sports.
  • Since 2014 – presently, a member of the Association of National Olympic Committees.
  • Since 2015 – presently, president of the National Olympic Committee of RoK, chairman of the Executive Committee of NOC of RoK.
  • Since  April, 2016 – presently, vice-president of the Olympic Council of Asia.

International and Foreign organizations:

  • Since 2008 – presently, chairman of Kazakhstan National Committee of World Petroleum Council.
  • 2010-2014 - co-chairman of Kazakhstan-German Business Council for Strategic Cooperation.
  • Since 2011 – presently, member of the Board of Directors of PJSC “Gazprom”.

Board of Directors Memberships in Kazakhstan companies:

  • 2006-2007; 2008-2011 – chairman of the Board of Directors of JSC “Kazakhstan Company for Power Grid Management” (KEGOK);
  • 2006-2007; 2009-2012 – chairman of the Board of Directors of JSC “National Company “KazMunayGas”;
  • 2008-2012 – chairman of the Board of Directors of JSC “National Nuclear Company “KazAtomProm”;
  • 2009-2011 – chairman of the Board of Directors of JSC “Samruk-Energo”;
  • 2009-2011 – chairman of the Board of Directors of JSC “National Company “Kazakhstan Temir Zholy”;
  • 2011 – a member of the Board of Directors of JSC “Fund of National Welfare “Samruk-Kazyna”.

Awards of the Republic of Kazakhstan:

  1. «Kurmet» order (2001)
  2. «Barys» order of 3-d degree (2009)
  3. «Barys» order of 1-t degree (2014)
  4. Jubilee medal «The 10-th Anniversary of Kazakhstan Constitution» (2005)
  5. Jubilee medal «The 10-th Anniversary of Astana» (2008)
  6. Jubilee medal «The 20-th Anniversary of Independence of RoK» (2011)

Awards of the Russian Federation:

  1. “Druzhba” order of the Russian Federation (2007)
  2. Russian Council of Islamic Leaders (Imams) “Al -Fahr” order (2010 and 2016)
  3. Order of the Russian Orthodox Church of the Holy Prince Daniel of Moscow, 2nd degree  (2010)
  4. "Honorary railway man" Medal (2011)

Additional information:

  • He speaks the Kazakh, Russian and English languages.
  • His hobbies are golf, Alpine skiing and football.
  • He is married (his spouse – Dinara Nursultanovna Nazarbayeva, born in 1967) and has three children (a son - 1990, and two daughters – born in 2004 and 2010).

Myrzakhmetov Ablay Isabekovich

Chairman of the Board of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Atameken"


Born on January 1, 1969 in South-Kazakhstan region.

• In 1992 graduated from the economic faculty of Moscow State University named after Lomonosov.

• Candidate of economic sciences.

• Started his professional career in 1992 as a finance director of JSC “Concern “Altyn-Alma”

• From 1995 to 1997 – General Director of CJSC “Ayssel-Kazakhstan”.

• From 1997 to 1998 – First Deputy of the General Director of RSE “Kazakhstan Temir Zholy”.

• In 1998 was appointed as a General Director of RSE “Kazakhstan Temir Zholy”, working at this position for three years.

• In 2001-2002 headed the Ministry of transport and communications of RK.

• From 2002 to 2004 – Advisor to the General Director of CJSC “DALA GROUP”.

• From 2005 to 2007 – President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan (CCI).

• From 2007 – Board member of the National Economic Chamber of Kazakhstan "Union" Atameken".

• From 2011 to 2012 – President of CCI of RK.

• From 2011 to 2013 – Chairman of the Board of the National Economic Chamber "Union" Atameken".

• From 2013 – Chairman of the Board of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Atameken".


Altaev Nurzhan Bauyrzhanovich

Deputy Chairman of the Board of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Atameken", Member of the Board


Born in 1978 in South-Kazakhstan region.

• Graduated from “Kaynar” University in 1999, South-Kazakhstan State University named after M. Auezov (2004), Academic innovation university (2012).

• Started his professional career in 2003 as a deputy principal on students’ issues of SKSU named after M.Auezov.

• 2004-2007 – Leading specialist of the Department of International Law of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

• 2007-2010 – Manager, General Manager, Member of the Board - Director of the Legal Department, a member of the Board of Directors of JSC "NC SEC" Ontustyk".

• 2010-2011 – Head of the Department of Business and Industry of South Kazakhstan region.

• 2011-2012 – Deputy General Director of "Regional investment center "Maximum".

• From 2012 to 2013 – director of LLP “Centre for servicing entrepreneurs in SKR”.

• From 2013 to March 2014 held the post of director of the Chamber of Entrepreneurs of South Kazakhstan region.

• From March 2014 – Deputy Chairman of the Board of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Atameken".


Ramazanov Eldos Muratovich

Deputy Chairman of the Board of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Atameken", Member of the Board


Born on November 15, 1971.

• Graduated from Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov, qualified as “Economist” (1993), Karaganda State University named after E.A. Buketov, qualified as a “Lawyer” (2002).

• 1992-1997  held senior positions in private commercial structures.

• 1997-1998 Head of the unit of non-commercial operations, head of the sector of economic analysis of Akmola branch of JSC "Bank TuranAlem".

• 1998 – Deputy Head of State branch enterprise "Astana Temir Zholy" of RSE "Қazakstan Temir Zholy".

• 1998-2000 – Chief of the financial and economic center "Astana", Deputy Head of the Department of Finance and Accounting of RSE "Қazakstan Temir Zholy".

• 2000-2002 – Deputy General Director of "Intertrade GmbH" (Germany).

• 2003-2004 – CFO LLP "Agrochemicals".

• 2004-2006 – Deputy Director of the Department of Economics and Finance, Head of the Office of the Ministry of Culture, Information and Sport of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

• 2006-2007 – Executive Director of the Public Fund "KAZENERGY".

• 2007 – Deputy General Director - Director of Information - Analytical Center of JSC "Rauan Media Group".

• 2007 – Chief of Staff of the Director General of JSC "KazTransGas"

• 2007-2009 – Deputy Chairman of the Board of JSC "NC" Socio-Entrepreneurial Corporation "Zhetysu".

• 2009-2011 – Deputy General Director of "Financial and Industrial Corporation" Berkut".

• 2011-2012 – Vice-President of Chamber of Commerce of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

• 2011-2013 – Deputy Chairman of the National Economic Chamber of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Union" Atameken.

• From 2013 – Chief of Staff of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Atameken".

• Since January 2016 – Deputy Chairman of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of Kazakhstan "Atameken".


Shotanov Tulemis Sadykovich

Deputy Chairman of the Board of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Atameken", Member of the Board


Born in 1978 in Aktobe region.

• Graduated from the University named after K. Zhubanov in Aktyubinsk, obtained master degree at Orenburg State University, MBA degree at Moscow State University named after Lomonosov.

• He began his career in 1999 as a professor of Aktobe State University named after K. Zhubanov.

• 2000-2001 - a professor at West Kazakhstan Institute of Economics and Finance.

• 2002-2003 - Manager of LLP "Akzhol".

• 2003-2005 - head of the customer service unit, supervisor of the customer service unit, deputy director of the Aktyubinsk branch of LLP "Helios".

• 2005-2012 - the director of the Aktyubinsk branch of LLP "Helios".

• 2013-2015 - Director of Aktobe branch NEPK "Union" Atameken ", the director of the Chamber of Entrepreneurs of Aktobe oblast.

• 2015 - Managing Director of NCE RK "Atameken".

• Since December 2015 - Member of the Board, Deputy Chairman of NCE RK "Atameken".


Yakupbaeva Yuliya Konstantinovna

Deputy Chairman of the Board of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Atameken", Member of the Board


Born in 1977 in Almaty.

• Graduated from the Kazakh State Academy of Management (1998).

•  Started her professional career in 1998 in the Department of Financial Supervision of the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan, where she worked for four years as a leading and then as a chief specialist.

• 2002-2007 – Financial expert, director of the Department of the securities market and the pension sector in the Association of Financiers of Kazakhstan.

• 2007-2011 – Managing Director of the Association of Financiers of Kazakhstan.

• 2011-2012 – Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Association of Financiers of Kazakhstan.

• 2012-2013 – Managing Director - Member of the Board of NEPK "Union" Atameken". Supervised issues of financial sector, taxation, tariff and competition

• From November 2013 to October 2014 Advisor to the Chairman of the Presidium of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

• Held the positions of an Independent Director - Member of the Board of Directors of several companies, including JSC "Kazkommerts Securities", JSC "Kazakhstan Deposit Insurance Fund."

• Over the years, she was a member of the rating committee of JSC "Rating Agency" RFCA, Expert Committee of JSC "Kazakhstan Stock Exchange".

• From October 2014 – Deputy Chairman of the Board of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Atameken".

• She was awarded with the Jubilee Medal of the 20th anniversary of Kazakhstan's Independence, the Medal of the Association of Financiers of Kazakhstan “Best Financier”, the Medal of NEPK “Union” Atameken” “For loyalty to the work” of II degree.


Zhumagaziyev Eldar Tynyshbayevich

Deputy Chairman of the Board of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Atameken", Member of the Board


Born in 1973 in Atyrau region.

• Graduated from the Mechanical Department of the Atyrau Oil and Gas Institute (1996), Russian Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation with a degree in "Political Science"(2007).

• 1996-2002 – held executive positions in a number of private companies.

• 2002-2006 – Head of department on work with the youth and non-governmental organizations, the Department of internal policy of Atyrau region, Deputy Director of this Department.

• 2006-2011 – headed the main regional media holding - Public State Enterprise "Atyrau - Akparat".

• 2011-2012 – Head of the Department of internal policy of Akimat of Atyrau region.

• 2014-2016 – adviser to the Chairman of the Management Board of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs, Deputy Chief of Staff of NCE.

• From February 2016 to January 2017 – Chief of Staff of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of RK “Atameken”.

• From 2017 – Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Atameken".


Zhunusova Dana Beysenovna

Deputy Chairman of the Board of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Atameken", Member of the Board


Born on 30th of May 1985 in Tselinagrad.

• She graduated from the Kazakh Economic University named after T. Ryskulov in 2006, majoring in "Accounting and audit".

• Currently, she is a master student of the International Academy of Business by the program of the European University.

• She began her career in 2003 as a chief specialist at the JSC "National Company "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy".

• 2007-2008 – general manager of JSC "Astana-Finance".

• 2008-2011 – director of the Department at the JSC "Executive Direction of the Organizing Committee of the 7th Asian Winter Games 2011".

• 2011-2012  – general manager at LLP SK "Kulager".

• 2013-2015 – Deputy Director of Department of tariff setting, Deputy Director of the Department of Economic Integration, Director of the Department of economic integration, the director of the Department of Industry and Investment Policy of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of Kazakhstan.

• Since October 2015, up to May 2016 Acting Deputy Chairman - Director of the Department of Economic Integration of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of Kazakhstan "Atameken".

• Since May 2016 Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of RK "Atameken".

• She was awarded with the medal of the Heads of Member States of EAEU "For contribution to the creation of the Eurasian Economic Union” of  II degree; Certificate of Merit from the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan for achievements in state and public activity, significant contribution to the socio-economic and cultural development of the country, strengthening of friendship and cooperation.

• She has a letter of gratitude from the Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov "For the development of economic integration and the establishment of the Eurasian Economic Union".


Zhursunov Rustam Manarbekovich

Deputy Chairman of the Board of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Atameken", Member of the Board


Born on February 16, 1976 in East-Kazakhstan region.

• Graduated from the Kazakh State Law University in 1998. In 2000 graduated from Kazakh State University. In 2013 – got degree of Executive MBA at Moscow School of Management "Skolkovo".

• 1997-1999 «GRATA» lawyer of the law firm “GRATA”.

• 1999-2002  Deputy Director of the Legal Department of the Ministry of State Revenue of RK.

• 2002-2003 partner of the law firm “GRATA”.

• 2003 Deputy Director of the Department of legal support for projects of CJSC "OOC" KazMunayTeniz".

• 2003-2007 Executive Director of the Legal Consulting of JSC "KMG-Consulting".

• 2007-2009 President of JSC "KMG-Consulting", LLP "Olympex Advisers".

• 2009-2011 Managing Director on Legal Affairs of JSC "EP" KazMunaiGaz".

• 2011-2012 Managing Director - Director of Legal Department of JSC "National Welfare Fund" Samruk-Kazyna".

• 2012 Director General of LLP “Petroleum Holding”.

• 2012-2015 Executive Director of the Association of Legal Entities "Kazakhstani Association of Organizations of Oil-Gas and Energy Sector “KAZENERGY”.

• 2015 Deputy Chairman of the Board of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Atameken".