Chairman of the KAZENERGY Association
Chairman of the KAZENERGY Association

TIMUR KULIBAYEV

Born on September 10, 1966 in Alma-Ata (now Almaty).

Education:
In 1983 he graduated from 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 major of an economist.
He has a Ph.D. in Economics (1999), and defended a 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 (as 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 – present, the head of the ALE “Kazakhstan association of oil, gas and energy sector organizations “KAZENERGY”
Since September 2013 – present, chairman of the Presidium of National Camber of Entrepreneurs of RoK. 

Athletic organizations:
Since 2004 – present, honorary member of the Council of Federation of the Republican Public Association “National Federation of Golf of RoK”.
Since 2009 – present, president of Kazakhstan Boxing Federation.
2010 – 2015 - a member of the Executive Committee of the National Olympic Committee of RoK.
Since 2011 – present, chairman of the Board of Trustees of “Arystan” specialized lyceum (Talgar town);
Since 2012 – 2018 – present, vice-president, a member of the Executive Committee of International Boxing Association (AIBA).
2012-2016 – chairman of Kazakhstan Confederation of Martial Arts and Power Sports.
Since 2014 – present, a member of the Association of National Olympic Committees.
Since 2015 – present, president of the National Olympic Committee of RoK, chairman of the Executive Committee of NOC of RoK.
Since April 2016 – present, vice-president of the Olympic Council of Asia.Since October 2016 – President of the Water Sports Federation of RoK
Since April 2017 – member of the IOC Commission on Public Affairs And Social Development Through Sport  
Since November 2018 - Member of the Executive Committee of the Association of National Olympic Committees.

International and Foreign organizations:
Since 2008 – present, chairman of Kazakhstan National Committee of World Petroleum Council.
2010-2014 - co-chairman of Kazakhstan-German Business Council for Strategic Cooperation.
Since 2011 – present, 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-st 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 the RoK» (2011)
  7. Jubilee medal «The 25-th Anniversary of Independence of the RoK»
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:
Languages: Kazakh, Russian, English
Hobbies: golf, skiing and football.
Married (spouse – Dinara Nazarbayeva, born in 1967) and has three children (a son - 1990, and two daughters – born in 2004 and 2010).