Secretary General NOC

Secretary General NOC


Daniyar Abulgazin


Mr Daniyar Abulgazin was born in 1969 in Almaty. He graduated from the USSR Higher KGB School in 1991 and Kazakh National Technical University after K. Satpayev in 2003.

Starting from 1992 Mr Daniyar Abulgazin has held various managerial positions within the government and business structures.

From 2000 to 2002 – Vice-President of CJSC National Oil and Gas Company “Kazkhoil”;

From 2002 to 2004 – Deputy General Director of “Caspian Industrial and Finance group” LLP;

From 2004 to 2007 – occupied Managing Director positions in JSC NC “KasMunaiGas” – National oil and gas company – within various fields: management of investments into subsidiaries, corporate development, economics and finance, acting at the same time as Advisor to the President of the Company;

From 2008 to 2010 – Advisor to the Chairman of the Management Board of JSC “Sovereign Wealth Fund “Samruk-Kazyna”;

From 2010 to 2012 – Managing Director of JSC “Sovereign Wealth Fund “Samruk-Kazyna”, Member of Boards of Directors of: JSC NC “KazMunaiGas”, JSC “Kazakhstan Electricity Grid Operating Company” (KEGOC), JSC “Samruk-Energy”, JSC “NAC “Kazatomprom”; Chairman of the Board of Directors of JSC “Tau-Кen Samruk” National Mining Company and JSC "National geological company "Kazgeology";

From 2013 to 2014 – General Representative of JSC “Halyk Bank” in Astana and Moscow;

Since 2012 – Advisor to the Chairman of Kazakhstan association of oil, gas and energy sector organizations “Kazenegry”; Member of the Presidium of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Kazakhstan “Atameken”

Since 2013 – Chairman of oil and gas industry Committee at the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Kazakhstan “Atameken”. Acts as Chairman of Supervisory Boards of “Centre for Monitoring and market expertise” LLP, “Investment profitability survey agency” (AIRI) LLP.

His carrier in sports started in 2009 with appointment to the position of Executive Director of Kazakhstan Boxing Federation. Since 2012 he has been holding the position of Vice-President of the Federation.

Since 2014 – Vice-President of Kazakhstan Greco-Roman, Freestyle and Women Wrestling Federation;

Since 2015 – Secretary General of Kazakhstan Combat and Strength Sports Confederation;

Since September 2015 – Secretary General of the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Mr Abulgazin’s longstanding flawless work and business activity were acknowledged by the state with the highest awards asserting his contributions. For his services to the state and significant contribution to the social and economic development of the country, he was awarded with “Parasat” and "Kurmet" Orders, Medals of Honor “The 10th Anniversary of Kazakhstan’s Independence” and “The 10th Anniversary of Kazakhstan’s Constitution”, “Astana” Medal, badges of merit “The 40th anniversary of “Ozen” oil field”, “The 90th anniversary of “Makat” oil field”, Honorary certificate from Oil and Gas Ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

He speaks fluently Kazakh, Russian and English languages.

Hobby: water polo, golf, alpine skiing, tennis, football.

Married, one son.