TIMUR A. KULIBAYEV
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.
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.
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 the Kazakhstan Boxing Federation.
2010 – 2015 - a member of the Executive Committee of the National Olympic Committee of the 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 the Amateur International Boxing Association (AIBA).
2012-2016 – chairman of the Kazakhstan Combat and Strength sports Confederation.
Since 2014 – presently, a member of the Association of the National Olympic Committees (ANOC).
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 (OCA).
Since October, 2016 – President of the Swimming Federation of the RoK.
Since April, 2017 – member of the IOCCommission for Public Affairs and Social Development through Sport.
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)
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)