Board Committees - "QazTrade" Trade Policy Development Center" JSC

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Strategic Planning and Development Committee
General information, education In 1987, he graduated from the Karaganda Cooperative Institute with a degree in trade economics and received the qualification of an economist-organizer; in 2001, he received the qualification of a lawyer.   Career In the period from 1982 to 1992, he worked in various positions at the Michurinsky RAIPO. From June 1992 to April 1998 he worked in business structures. From April 1998 to December 2001, Director of the Akmola Branch of the Agency for the Reorganization and Liquidation of Enterprises JSC. In December 2001, he was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Work with Insolvent Debtors of the Ministry of State Revenues of the Republic of Kazakhstan. In September 2002, he was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Work with Insolvent Debtors of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Since June 2003, he headed the Trade Committee of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Republic of Kazakhstan. In August 2003, he was appointed Vice – Minister of Industry and Trade of the Republic of Kazakhstan. From August 2006 to April 2008 he was Deputy Akim of Astana. From June to August 2008 he worked as acting Deputy Secretary General of the Eurasian Economic Union. In August 2008, he was elected Chairman of the Board of the Kazakhstan Public-Private Partnership Center. From August 2010 to January 2015, the Chairman of the Management Board is the President of JSC “NK“ Kazakhstan Engineering ” He is currently an adviser to the Minister of Trade and Integration of the Republic of Kazakhstan. October 2, 2019 Independent Director-Member of the Board of Directors of QazTrade Trade Policy Development Center Joint Stock Company. Since November 25, 2019, Chairman of the Strategic Planning and Development Committee of the Board of Directors of the QazTrade Trade Policy Development Center Joint Stock Company. Since December 18, 2019, he has been a member of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee, the Audit and Risk Committee of the Board of Directors of QazTrade Trade Policy Development Center Joint Stock Company.   Awards Order “Urmet” (2011).

General information, education

In 1987, he graduated from JD, Department of Law, Georgetown University, Washington, DC.

 

US citizen.

 

Career

Between 1987 and 1990, Associate Lawyer in San Francisco, California.

In 1988, a clerk of the Supreme Court of Israel.

Between 1991 and 1994, Vice President and General Counsel, MRA Overseas Resources, Intl., In San Francisco, California

1994-1997 International Trade Consultant, Lafayette, California

From 1997–2008, Director of the Good Governance Program at the US Department of Commerce’s International Trade Office, Washington.

2005-2006 Senior Trade Advisor, Subcommittee on Trade, Ways and Commerce, US House of Representatives, Washington.

In 2008-2014, Advisor and Vice President, International Development, Heenan Blaikie LLP and HB Global Advisors, Toronto, Canada.

2014-2015 Partner at Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Palo Alto, California, USA.

From 2015 to the present, Igor Abramov has been Managing Partner of Abramov & Associates LLP, El Cerrito, California, USA.

Since November 25, 2019, an independent Director, Member of the Board of Directors,

Member of the Committee for Strategic Planning and Development of the Board of Directors of QazTrade Trade Policy Development Center Joint Stock Company.

Since December 18, 2019, Chairman of the HR and Remuneration Committee of the Board of Directors of the joint-Stock Company “Center for Trade Policy Development “QazTrade”.

From December 18, 2019 to October 9, 2020-Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Board of Directors of the joint-Stock company “Center for Trade Policy Development “QazTrade”.

Since October 9, 2020-Member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Board of Directors of the joint-Stock company “Center for Trade Policy Development “QazTrade”.

General information, education

Graduated from Kazakh National University. Al-Farabi specializing in international relations. He also holds a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard University. Master of Business Administration at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, majoring.

He served as an adviser to the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

 

He speaks Kazakh, Russian, English, Chinese.

 

Career

He began his career in 2009 as the chief manager of the Finance Department of Samruk-Kazyna Invest LLP, mountains. Astana

In 2010-2012, he was Director of the Department of International Relations and Work with Government Agencies and Financial Institutions of Samruk-Kazyna Invest LLP.

In 2012-2014 – Director of the Department of International Relations of Samruk-Kazyna Invest LLP.

In 2014-2016 – General Director of KTZ Express Hond Kong LLC, Hong Kong, China

Since 2017, he served as an adviser to the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Since 2019, Vice Minister of Trade and Integration of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

General information, education

He graduated from the University of Economics in Poznan (Poland), faculty – “International Economic Relations”. He received a master’s degree in 1979, a candidate of economic sciences in 1987.

In 1987, he received a diploma from the Diplomatic Academy in Vienna after completing a two-year postgraduate program specializing in international business and finance.

Citizen of Austria.

 

Career

From 1994 to 1996, the first permanent representative of the EBRD in Kazakhstan, the head of the local branch.

Over the years, he worked at BA-CA Futures AG in Vienna (a subsidiary of the Austrian Bank Creditanstalt-Bankverein), at BPIC – a consulting / investment banking company founded by six banks: ÖVAG (Austria), Natexis Banque Populaire (France), DZ-Bank (Germany), Istituto Centrale delle Banche Popolari Italiane (Italy), Caisse Centrale Desjardins (Canada), Banque Centrale Populaire du Maroc (Morocco).

Headed the Supervisory Board of Central Profit Banka, Sarajevo; “Travnicka Banka”, Travnik; and Privredna Banka, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, during their restructuring and sale (2000-2005). Member of the Board of Directors: Tsesna Bank JSC (Astana, 2007-2013), (Astana, 2016-2019), Kazakhstan Development Bank JSC (Astana, 2007-2015), NBD Bank (Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, 2011 -2012), BTA Bank, Almaty, Kazakhstan.

In April 2016, he was elected an independent director-member of the Board of Directors of Kazyna Capital Management JSC.

Since December 27, 2019, an independent Director, Member of the Board of Directors of QazTrade Trade Policy Development Center Joint Stock Company.

Since October 9, 2020-Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Board of Directors of the joint-Stock company “Center for Trade Policy Development “QazTrade”.

Since October 9, 2020-Member of the HR and Remuneration Committee, the Strategic Planning and Development Committee of the Board of Directors of the joint-Stock company “Center for Trade Policy Development “QazTrade”.


Audit and Risk Committee

General information, education

In 1987, he graduated from JD, Department of Law, Georgetown University, Washington, DC.

 

US citizen.

 

Career

Between 1987 and 1990, Associate Lawyer in San Francisco, California.

In 1988, a clerk of the Supreme Court of Israel.

Between 1991 and 1994, Vice President and General Counsel, MRA Overseas Resources, Intl., In San Francisco, California

1994-1997 International Trade Consultant, Lafayette, California

From 1997–2008, Director of the Good Governance Program at the US Department of Commerce’s International Trade Office, Washington.

2005-2006 Senior Trade Advisor, Subcommittee on Trade, Ways and Commerce, US House of Representatives, Washington.

In 2008-2014, Advisor and Vice President, International Development, Heenan Blaikie LLP and HB Global Advisors, Toronto, Canada.

2014-2015 Partner at Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Palo Alto, California, USA.

From 2015 to the present, Igor Abramov has been Managing Partner of Abramov & Associates LLP, El Cerrito, California, USA.

Since November 25, 2019, an independent Director, Member of the Board of Directors,

Since December 18, 2019, Chairman of the HR and Remuneration Committee of the Board of Directors of the joint-Stock Company “Center for Trade Policy Development “QazTrade”.

From December 18, 2019 to October 9, 2020-Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Board of Directors of the joint-Stock company “Center for Trade Policy Development “QazTrade”.

Since October 9, 2020-Member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Board of Directors of the joint-Stock company “Center for Trade Policy Development “QazTrade”.

General information, education

In 1980 he graduated from the Karaganda Pedagogical Institute, in 1999 – from the Academy of National Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation with a degree in Economics and Management.

In 2007 – Karaganda State University named after E. Buketov with a degree in jurisprudence.

 

Career

He began his career in 1979 in the Karaganda Regional Council of the DSO “Petrel”.

From 1986 to 1991 he worked in commercial structures.

From 1991 to 1995, he worked as Deputy Director for Commercial Affairs of the Association for Promoting Business Cooperation between Enterprises of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation in Moscow.

From 1996 to 1997, he was the manager of Maksat Joint-Stock Bank in Almaty.

From 1997 to 1998, he was the managing director of Karaganda – Carbide JSC.

From August 1998 to December 1999 he worked as Deputy Director of the Karaganda branch of the Agency for the Reorganization and Liquidation of Enterprises OJSC.

In December 1999, he was appointed Acting Deputy Chairman of the State Property and Privatization Committee of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

From March 2000 to the present, he has been working as Deputy Chairman of the State Property and Privatization Committee of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

 

Awards

Certificate of honor of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Anniversary medal “Kazakhstan Republicsynyң tелuelsіzdіgіne 10 zhyl.”

General information, education

In 1987, he graduated from the Karaganda Cooperative Institute with a degree in trade economics and received the qualification of an economist-organizer; in 2001, he received the qualification of a lawyer.

 

Career

In the period from 1982 to 1992, he worked in various positions at the Michurinsky RAIPO.

From June 1992 to April 1998 he worked in business structures.

From April 1998 to December 2001, Director of the Akmola Branch of the Agency for the Reorganization and Liquidation of Enterprises JSC.

In December 2001, he was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Work with Insolvent Debtors of the Ministry of State Revenues of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

In September 2002, he was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Work with Insolvent Debtors of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Since June 2003, he headed the Trade Committee of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

In August 2003, he was appointed Vice – Minister of Industry and Trade of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

From August 2006 to April 2008 he was Deputy Akim of Astana.

From June to August 2008 he worked as acting Deputy Secretary General of the Eurasian Economic Union.

In August 2008, he was elected Chairman of the Board of the Kazakhstan Public-Private Partnership Center.

From August 2010 to January 2015, the Chairman of the Management Board is the President of JSC “NK“ Kazakhstan Engineering ”

He is currently an adviser to the Minister of Trade and Integration of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

October 2, 2019 Independent Director-Member of the Board of Directors of QazTrade Trade Policy Development Center Joint Stock Company.

Since November 25, 2019, Chairman of the Strategic Planning and Development Committee of the Board of Directors of the QazTrade Trade Policy Development Center Joint Stock Company.

Since December 18, 2019, he has been a member of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee, the Audit and Risk Committee of the Board of Directors of QazTrade Trade Policy Development Center Joint Stock Company.

 

Awards

Order “Urmet” (2011).

General information, education

He graduated from the University of Economics in Poznan (Poland), faculty – “International Economic Relations”. He received a master’s degree in 1979, a candidate of economic sciences in 1987.

In 1987, he received a diploma from the Diplomatic Academy in Vienna after completing a two-year postgraduate program specializing in international business and finance.

Citizen of Austria.

 

Career

From 1994 to 1996, the first permanent representative of the EBRD in Kazakhstan, the head of the local branch.

Over the years, he worked at BA-CA Futures AG in Vienna (a subsidiary of the Austrian Bank Creditanstalt-Bankverein), at BPIC – a consulting / investment banking company founded by six banks: ÖVAG (Austria), Natexis Banque Populaire (France), DZ-Bank (Germany), Istituto Centrale delle Banche Popolari Italiane (Italy), Caisse Centrale Desjardins (Canada), Banque Centrale Populaire du Maroc (Morocco).

Headed the Supervisory Board of Central Profit Banka, Sarajevo; “Travnicka Banka”, Travnik; and Privredna Banka, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, during their restructuring and sale (2000-2005). Member of the Board of Directors: Tsesna Bank JSC (Astana, 2007-2013), (Astana, 2016-2019), Kazakhstan Development Bank JSC (Astana, 2007-2015), NBD Bank (Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, 2011 -2012), BTA Bank, Almaty, Kazakhstan.

In April 2016, he was elected an independent director-member of the Board of Directors of Kazyna Capital Management JSC.

Since December 27, 2019, an independent Director, Member of the Board of Directors of QazTrade Trade Policy Development Center Joint Stock Company.

Since October 9, 2020-Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Board of Directors of the joint-Stock company “Center for Trade Policy Development “QazTrade”.

Since October 9, 2020-Member of the HR and Remuneration Committee, the Strategic Planning and Development Committee of the Board of Directors of the joint-Stock company “Center for Trade Policy Development “QazTrade”.


HR and Remuneration Committee

General information, education

In 1987, he graduated from JD, Department of Law, Georgetown University, Washington, DC.

 

US citizen.

 

Career

Between 1987 and 1990, Associate Lawyer in San Francisco, California.

In 1988, a clerk of the Supreme Court of Israel.

Between 1991 and 1994, Vice President and General Counsel, MRA Overseas Resources, Intl., In San Francisco, California

1994-1997 International Trade Consultant, Lafayette, California

From 1997–2008, Director of the Good Governance Program at the US Department of Commerce’s International Trade Office, Washington.

2005-2006 Senior Trade Advisor, Subcommittee on Trade, Ways and Commerce, US House of Representatives, Washington.

In 2008-2014, Advisor and Vice President, International Development, Heenan Blaikie LLP and HB Global Advisors, Toronto, Canada.

2014-2015 Partner at Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Palo Alto, California, USA.

From 2015 to the present, Igor Abramov has been Managing Partner of Abramov & Associates LLP, El Cerrito, California, USA.

Since November 25, 2019, an independent Director, Member of the Board of Directors,

Member of the Committee for Strategic Planning and Development of the Board of Directors of QazTrade Trade Policy Development Center Joint Stock Company.

Since December 18, 2019, Chairman of the HR and Remuneration Committee of the Board of Directors of the joint-Stock Company “Center for Trade Policy Development “QazTrade”.

From December 18, 2019 to October 9, 2020-Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Board of Directors of the joint-Stock company “Center for Trade Policy Development “QazTrade”.

Since October 9, 2020-Member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Board of Directors of the joint-Stock company “Center for Trade Policy Development “QazTrade”.

General information, education

In 1987, he graduated from the Karaganda Cooperative Institute with a degree in trade economics and received the qualification of an economist-organizer; in 2001, he received the qualification of a lawyer.

 

Career

In the period from 1982 to 1992, he worked in various positions at the Michurinsky RAIPO.

From June 1992 to April 1998 he worked in business structures.

From April 1998 to December 2001, Director of the Akmola Branch of the Agency for the Reorganization and Liquidation of Enterprises JSC.

In December 2001, he was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Work with Insolvent Debtors of the Ministry of State Revenues of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

In September 2002, he was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Work with Insolvent Debtors of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Since June 2003, he headed the Trade Committee of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

In August 2003, he was appointed Vice – Minister of Industry and Trade of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

From August 2006 to April 2008 he was Deputy Akim of Astana.

From June to August 2008 he worked as acting Deputy Secretary General of the Eurasian Economic Union.

In August 2008, he was elected Chairman of the Board of the Kazakhstan Public-Private Partnership Center.

From August 2010 to January 2015, the Chairman of the Management Board is the President of JSC “NK“ Kazakhstan Engineering ”

He is currently an adviser to the Minister of Trade and Integration of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

October 2, 2019 Independent Director-Member of the Board of Directors of QazTrade Trade Policy Development Center Joint Stock Company.

Since November 25, 2019, Chairman of the Strategic Planning and Development Committee of the Board of Directors of the QazTrade Trade Policy Development Center Joint Stock Company.

Since December 18, 2019, he has been a member of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee, the Audit and Risk Committee of the Board of Directors of QazTrade Trade Policy Development Center Joint Stock Company.

 

Awards

Order “Urmet” (2011).

General information, education

He graduated from the University of Economics in Poznan (Poland), faculty – “International Economic Relations”. He received a master’s degree in 1979, a candidate of economic sciences in 1987.

In 1987, he received a diploma from the Diplomatic Academy in Vienna after completing a two-year postgraduate program specializing in international business and finance.

Citizen of Austria.

 

Career

From 1994 to 1996, the first permanent representative of the EBRD in Kazakhstan, the head of the local branch.

Over the years, he worked at BA-CA Futures AG in Vienna (a subsidiary of the Austrian Bank Creditanstalt-Bankverein), at BPIC – a consulting / investment banking company founded by six banks: ÖVAG (Austria), Natexis Banque Populaire (France), DZ-Bank (Germany), Istituto Centrale delle Banche Popolari Italiane (Italy), Caisse Centrale Desjardins (Canada), Banque Centrale Populaire du Maroc (Morocco).

Headed the Supervisory Board of Central Profit Banka, Sarajevo; “Travnicka Banka”, Travnik; and Privredna Banka, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, during their restructuring and sale (2000-2005). Member of the Board of Directors: Tsesna Bank JSC (Astana, 2007-2013), (Astana, 2016-2019), Kazakhstan Development Bank JSC (Astana, 2007-2015), NBD Bank (Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, 2011 -2012), BTA Bank, Almaty, Kazakhstan.

In April 2016, he was elected an independent director-member of the Board of Directors of Kazyna Capital Management JSC.

Since December 27, 2019, an independent Director, Member of the Board of Directors of QazTrade Trade Policy Development Center Joint Stock Company.

Since October 9, 2020-Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Board of Directors of the joint-Stock company “Center for Trade Policy Development “QazTrade”.

Since October 9, 2020-Member of the HR and Remuneration Committee, the Strategic Planning and Development Committee of the Board of Directors of the joint-Stock company “Center for Trade Policy Development “QazTrade”.