Mr. Birzhan Kaneshev
Deputy Chairman of the Management Board
Born on January 16, 1966 in Saratov, Russian Federation.
Graduated from the Saratov Technical University, specialty Economics and Organization of Motor Transport, engineer-economist (1990), has a master's degree in public administration (MPA) National Higher School of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan (1997), Master of Economics and Management (MBA) from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Sloan school, (2006).
He started work in 1989 as secretary of the Komsomol Committee at the Saratov Technical University.
Since 1990 he worked as an accountant, Deputy Director, Director for Operations of a Freight forwarding enterprise in the Russian Federation.
From 1994 to 1996 he was Deputy Head of the Department of Industry and Finance of Governor’s office of West Kazakhstan region.
From 1997 to 1999, he was Deputy Director of the Department of Agency 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 Communication and IT of the Ministry of Transportation and Communication of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
From 2001 to 2003 he worked as the Head of the Staff in the Security Council, further as the Head of the Internal Policy Department in the President Administration of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
In 2003, he lead the IT and Communication Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
In 2007 he worked as the Chairman of the Committee for International Information of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan
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 Governor of the Governor’s office of West Kazakhstan region and Mangistau region.
From 2013 – 2017 he was the Chairman of the Committee on Technical Regulation and Metrology.
Since April 2017 he works as Deputy Chairman of the Management Board, Member of the Management Board of KAZAKH INVEST National Company JSC.