Kairat Kelimbetov

Governor, Astana International Financial Center

Graduate, Moscow State University; Pew Economic Freedom Fellows Program, Edmund Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.1999-2001, Chairman, Agency for Strategic Planning; 2001-02, First Vice-Minister of Finance; 2002-06, Minister of Economy and Budget Planning; 2006-08, CEO, Kazyna Sustainable Development Fund; Jan. - Oct. 2008, Head of Presidential Administration; Oct. 2008 - April 2011, CEO, Samruk-Kazyna Sovereign Wealth Fund; April 2011 - Jan. 2012, Minister of Economic Development and Trade; since Jan. 2012, Deputy Prime Minister.