DEPARTMENT HEADS

DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND DATA ANALYTICS

AINAGUL ADAMBEKOVA
DEPARTMENT HEAD
Ainagul Adambekova serves as Head of Finance and Data Analytics Department at the Narxoz Business School. She has a doctorate in Economic Science as well as DipIFR and CIB professional certificates. Ainagul has authores 180 publications, including 14 textbooks and monographs. She has been awarded the Laureate of State Prize, the Laureate Gold Medal named after A. Baytyrsynov, and the Best Teacher of Kazakhstani Universities in 2006, 2007, and 2010. In addition to being an accredited expert in the field of research and higher education organizations, Ainugul has extensive experience in the banking system in Kazakhstan.

DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING, ANALYSIS AND AUDIT

AIGUL DZHONDELBAEVA
DEPARTMENT HEAD
Aigul Dzhondelbaeva serves as Head of Accounting, Analysis and Audit Department at the Narxoz Business School. She has a PhD in Finance from Narxoz University. Aigul holds her bachelor degree in Accounting and Audit from the Kazakh Management Academy. She holds Professional Accountant, CAP and DipIFR (АССА) professional certificates. She has been working at Narxoz University since 1999.

DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING

MADINA SUBALOVA
DEPARTMENT HEAD
Madina Subalova serves as a Head of Management and Marketing Department and a Research Fellow at the Narxoz Business School. She holds a MSc in Marketing and PhD in Business Management from the University of East Anglia in the UK. Prior to joining Narxoz, Madina lectured at both the University of East Anglia and Kazakh-British Technical University. She is involved in research on microfinance organizations and its impact on the formalization process of entrepreneurs. Madina has also recently lately expanded her research interests to include social entrepreneurship and cluster formation processes in Kazakhstan.

DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY

ELENA ABENOVA
DEPARTMENT HEAD
Elena Abenova serves as Head of Tourism and Hospitality Department at Narxoz University since 2012. She previously taught in the Tourism, Marketing, and Commerce Departments. As a passionate member of Rums, Elena has a wide range experience in developing and testing educational programs for tourism, hotel, and restaurant businesses in Kazakhstan. Since 2015, Elena has been an active pioneer and expert in IAAR, professional tourism, and HoReCa associations such as KTA and KAGIR. Elena specializes in education management, teaching methods, and innovative forms of education for tourism and HoReCa spheres. She is an author of more than 30 scientific and methodological articles and five educational textbooks.