Business Council

  • The mission of the Business Council is to contribute to the development of international education at the SEM and to provide students with relevant knowledge and skills demanded by the labor market

The main objectives of the Business Council are:
Assisting in the implementation of the SEM strategy
Assistance in the employment of graduates
Analysis of educational programs and making recommendations
Сouncil members
  • Zauresh Kumarbekova

    HRD «Imstalcon» JSC– Chairman of the Business Council

  • Yernur Rysmagambetov

    Chairman of the AIFC Authority Management Board, CFA Charterholder

  • Vadim Bozhenik

    Head of CIMA Eurasia

  • Dauren Akshalov

    Head of the Compliance Service of «Samruk-Kazyna» JSC

  • Kairat Turmagambetov

    Managing Director for Development, Member of the Management Board of KASE

  • Rustam Abdussalamov

    DBA, MPA, MA, CIB, IPMA|D, entrepreneur

  • Yelena Lichman

    HR coach, over 15 years in international companies

  • Yevgeniya Rossova 

    CIA, CRMA, MBA, professional in the field of Compliance and internal audit

  • Ainur Amanzholova

    MBA, SPHRi, member of theCIPD association, HRD «Kazakhstan sustainability fund» JSC

  • Lyailya Akprazhieva 

    General director «Corteva Agriscience Kazakhstan» (prev. - Dupont Kazakhstan) LLP

  • Anna Tyutkova

    Executive Director of Advertising Association of Central Asia

  • Alevtyna Kudinova

    CEO, Marketing Academy PCL (Accredited Center by The Chartered Institute of Marketing), UK, Kazakhstan

  • Nurgissa Seilov

    President of NGO "ABPMP Central Asia Chapter, MBA, CBPP, IPMA-C, RTP

  • Daulet Beimurzinov

    Director of the Office of Educational Programs of the Astana Hub Technopark

  • Almas Mustafa

    Director of Astana Central Partners LLP

  • Farkhad Manteev

    Prosci® Certified Change Practitioner, Partner and Change Central Asia

  • Askhat Nametsha

    Director Central Asian Institute for Development Studies (CAIDS)

2021 – 2025 RESOLUTION
  1. Strengthening teaching in English
  2. Development of double degree programs
  3. Accreditation of programs with professional certifications
  4. Creation of joint business projects
  5. International accreditation