Mr. Birzhan Kaneshev
Deputy Chairman of the Management Board
Born on January 16, 1966 in Saratov, Russian Federation.
He graduated from the Saratov Technical University with a degree in engineering economics (1990), has a master's degree in public administration (MPA) from the National Higher School of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan (1997), Master of Economics and Management (MBA) from MIT, Sloan school, (2006).
He began his career in 1989 as secretary of the Komsomol Committee in the Saratov Polytechnic Institute.
Since 1990 he worked as an accountant, deputy director of a trucking enterprise in the Russian Federation.
From 1994 to 1996 He was the head of the structural subdivisions of akimats of Uralsk and the West Kazakhstan oblast.
From 1997 to 1999, he was Deputy Director of the Agency's Department for Strategic Planning and Reforms of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
From 1999 to 2001, he held the posts of Vice Minister, Chairman of the Committee on Communications and Informatization of the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
In the period from 2001 to 2003 he worked as the Head of the Secretariat in the Security Council of the Republic of Kazakhstan, further as the Head of the Internal Policy Department in the Administration of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
In 2003, he headed the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Informatization and Communication of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
In 2007 he worked as the Chairman of the Committee for International Information of the MFA of the RK.
In 2008 - Managing Director, member of the Management Board of JSC “Kazakhstan Holding for Management of State Assets “Samruk”.
Then he held the posts of Deputy Akim of the West Kazakhstan region, further of Mangistau oblast on investment and innovation issues.
2013 - 2017 was the Chairman of the Committee for Technical Regulation and Metrology of the MID RK.
Since April 2017 he has been working as Deputy Chairman of the Management Board, Member of the Management Board of KAZAKH INVEST National Company JSC.