Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Sklyar Roman Vasilievich

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Born in 1971.

Graduated from Pavlodar State University with a degree in Civil Engineering, Moscow Institute of Modern Business with a degree in Economics, Kazakh Institute of Law and International Relations with a degree in Law. He began his career in 1989 and until 2002 he held the position of fitters, safety engineer, employee of commercial structures.

Since 2002, he continued his career in the public service, held the positions of Head of the Department of the Pavlodar Regional Department of the Committee for Work with Insolvent Debtors, Head of the Public Procurement Department of Pavlodar, Chief Inspector of the Mayor of Pavlodar Region, Head of Staff, Deputy of Mayor of Pavlodar, Head of Development Department infrastructure of the Mayor’s office of the city of Astana, Director of the department (head of department) of energy and public utilities of the city of Astana, Deputy Mayor of Pavlodar region, First Deputy Mayor of Pavlodar region, Vice Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Vice Minister of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Vice Minister of Investment and Development of the Republic Kazakhstan, First Vice-Minister for Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Minister of Industry and Infrastructure Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Currently, he is the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Over the years, he held the positions of Vice President of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy JSC, Chairman of the Board of Directors of JSC City Electric Networks, Member of the Board of Directors of Astanaenergoservis JSC, JSC NC AvtoZhol JSC, National Management Holding Baiterek JSC, JSC"National Management Holding" KazAgro "Member of the Council of National Investors under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan. He was elected as a deputy of the Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan of the VI convocation from the Nur Otan party, Chairman of the Committee on Economic Reform and Regional Development.

He was awarded the Order “Urmet”, “Parasat”, anniversary medals: “10 years of Astana”, “20th anniversary of independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan”, the Public Medal of the Assembly “Kazakhstan halky assembly қOғamdyk" Birlik altyn medal ", Medal" For contribution to the development of Eurasia Union ".


Azat Bekturov

Member of the Board of Directors

Education:

Almaty State University named after Abay (Almaty,Kazakhstan) - major “Banking”;

Golden Gate University (California, USA) - Master degree in “Marketing”;

University of California in Berkeley (California, USA) - “Business Administration”.

Kazakh National University named after Al-Farabi (Almaty, Kazakhstan) - PHD in “Economics, theory of management”;

Riga Aeronautical Institute (Riga, Latvia) -

Master degree on Transport System Management;

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (Singapore) - “Business Administration”.

Courses:

- “Safety management in ATM for Executives” at DFS Academy (Germany);

- “Leadership Week” at DFS Academy (Germany).

Professional Experiences:

Since August 2014 - Director General of “Kazaeronavigatsia” RSE.

2006 - 2014 - Vice-Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

2004 - 2006 - Vice-President of “Air Astana” JSC.

2002 - 2004 - Senior Manager, Deputy Head, Director of Corporate Development and Indicative Planning Department of “KazTransGas” JSC.

Other Experience:

Since 2015 - Member of the Executive Committee of the Cycling Federation of Kazakhstan.

2014 - 2016 - Member of the Executive Committee of the Football Federation of Kazakhstan.

Since 2009 – 2019 - Chairman on the Board of “Kazakhstan Transport Leasing Company” JSC.

2008 - 2010 - Member of the Board of Directors of “NC” Kazakhstan Railways” JSC.

2007 - 2014 - Member of the Board of the Agency for Regulation of Natural Monopolies of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

2006 - 2014 - Member of the Board of Directors of “Air Astana” JSC.

2006 - 2010 - Vice-President of the Cycling Federation of Kazakhstan.

2006 - 2009 - Chairman on the Board of Directors of “Kazavtotrans” JSC.

2006 - 2007 - Chairman on the Board of Directors of “International Airport Astana” JSC.

Since September 2014 - Vice-President of the Interstate Council of plenipotentiary representatives on aviation and airspace use.

From August 2014 - Freelance advisor on aviation to the Minister of Investments and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Party affiliation: since 2012 a member of “Nur Otan”.

Awarded by orders "Parasat", “Kurmet”, the medals “Astananyn 10 Zhyldygy”, "For the contribution to the creation of the Eurasian Economic Union", “Kazakhstan Respublikasynyn Tauyelsizdigine 20 zhyl” and “Kazakhstan Respublikasynyn Tauyelsizdigine 25 zhyl”, the lapel badge “Kurmetti Aviator”, the letters of Appreciation of the President and Prime - Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan.


Lastaev Talgat Tleubekovich

Member of the Board of Directors

Born in 1980.

Graduated from East Kazakhstan State University named after S. Amanzholova, Faculty of History, International Relations and Law (1997-2001), with honors, majoring in International Economics, “Jurisprudence ”, as well as a master’s and postgraduate studies in economics at the same university, specializing in Public Sector Management, 

He is a candidate of economic sciences, defended his thesis on the topic: "The organizational and economic mechanism for the development of agro-industrial integration (based on materials from enterprises of the East Kazakhstan region)."

He began his career in 2000 as a loan manager in the East Kazakhstan regional branch of Kazagroprombank OJSC, then as a leading specialist in the credit department of the branch of  Nurbank JSC in Ust-Kamenogorsk. In the period from 2002 to 2008, he held the positions of Vice-President of OJSC Kostanay Poultry, Director of LLP Cheremshan Poultry Farm Plus. Since 2008, he continued his career in the civil service, in different years he held the positions of Head of the Quality Control Department of the Committee for Roads of the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Deputy Chairman of the Civil Aviation Committee of the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Deputy Chairman of the Civil Aviation Committee of the Ministry of Investment and development of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Chairman of the Civil Aviation Committee of the Ministry of
investment and development of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Currently, he is the Chairman of the Civil Aviation Committee of the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan

He was awarded the state medals: Anniversary medal “10 years of Astana”, “For contribution to the development of the Eurasian Economic Union”, noted with letters of thanks of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Kazakhstan.


Absatov Erlan Sembekovich

Member of the Board of Directors - Independent Director

Born in 1983.

He graduated from Karaganda State University named after academician E.A. Buketov with a degree in Traffic Engineer, Karaganda Economic University of Kazpotrebsoyuz, received the qualification “Bachelor of Law”.

He began his career in 2006 as an underground miner of the Kazakhstani mine in Shakhtinsk. He worked as a manager of the Representative Office of the Union of International Road Carriers of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Kaz ATO", Astana From 2008 to 2018, he continued to work in the public service, in different years held the positions of: chief expert of the Department of International Transport and Cooperation of the Department of Road Transport of the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Kazakhstan, expert of the Department of Road Transport of the Committee for Transport and Communications of the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic Kazakhstan, head Eurasian Integration Department of the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Deputy Director of the Department of Economic Integration of the Ministry of Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Director of the Department of Economic Integration of the Ministry of Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Is currently Deputy Director of the Center for Industrial Analysis of Kazakhstan Institute of Industry Development.

He was awarded the 3rd degree medal “For Contribution to the Creation of the Eurasian Economic Union”, the anniversary medal “25 independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan”, the Breastplate “Dear Motorist”, awarded with the Letter of Appreciation of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan for his contribution to the creation of the Eurasian Economic Union.


Maulenov Miran Gazizovich

Member of the Board of Directors - Independent Director

Born in 1982.

He graduated from the Kazakh Humanitarian Law Academy with a degree in Jurisprudence, the Master's program at the Kazakh Humanitarian Law Academy (Center for European Law) together with the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom with a major in international law,

received an academic degree: Master of Law, Ph.D. D.A. Kunaeva, is a Candidate of Legal Sciences, defended a thesis on the topic: “Legal regulation of the oil business in the Republic of Kazakhstan”, Member of the Kazakhstan Association of Independent Directors, Member of the Kazakhstan Association of Lawyers of the Oil and Gas Industry.  

He began his career in 2005 and through 2008 worked as a manager of the Legal Support Department of the Center for Engineering and Technology Transfer JSC, a lawyer in the corporate affairs group of KazMunaiGasConsulting JSC, Acting Deputy Director of the Department, General Manager of the Department for Coordination Work JSC NC “KazMunayGas”, Director of the Department of Strategy and Corporate Governance of Arna Media Information Holding. He is currently the Chairman of the Management Board of Olympex Advisers LLP.

Over the years, he held the positions of independent director of the Board of Directors of the Republican Children's Rehabilitation Center JSC, Rauan Media Group JSC, Kazteleradio JSC, Science Fund JSC under the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Center for Civil Initiatives Support JSC under the Ministry of Information and social development.


Peter Griffiths

Member of the Board of Directors

Born in 1958.

He headed the Department of Civil Aviation of the UK Department of Transportation, where he oversaw the work of the British State Civil Aviation Agency (UKCAA).

He was aviation security director at EasyJet Luton. He was the project manager for the launch of the new low-cost airline Nas Air (Flynas) in Saudi Arabia. 

He flew as the commander of the Airbus 320 and Boeing 737. For many years, he held senior positions in the European Commission. He was vice president of the European Region of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and led various commercial civil aviation organizations.