1 - 4th July 2019 — Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

1 - 4th July 2019

Yerlan Alimzhanuly BAIDAULET

CEO of the Islamic Organisation for Food Security

Education: 
1987- 1992 - BCs in Political Economy (with Honors), Kazakh National University named after Al-Farabi, Almaty, Kazakhstan. 
1993-1994 -  Postgraduate program MAPOW (6-month internship in Credit Suisse Zurich HQ), St.Gallen University, Switzerland.
1995-1997 - MBA in Banking & Finance, University KIMEP, Almaty. 
Experience:
2001-2004 - IDB Group, Field Representative in Kazakhstan (Astana) (portfolio: 12 public and private projects, incl. 2 in private sector (in agriculture). 
2005- 2006 – President, JSC State Company Engineering and Technology Transfer Centre (ETTC) 
2006 (April-September) – VT Banking Group, Managing Director (in charge of Islamic finance and cooperation with IDB Group) (arranged 15-mln USD line of IDB financing, prepared first Ijara transaction for VT Leasing Co.).  
2006-2010 - Eurasian Development Bank (founded by Kazakhstan and Russia in 2005), the Head of Rep-Office in Astana 
2010 (august) - 2015 (may) - Chairman of the Association for Islamic Finance Development (organized many public events (Annual Kazakhstan Islamic Finance Conference, workshops, seminars, lectures), published  books/brochures/articles/interviews, introduced it into the official list of Road Map on development of Islamic Finance and governmental correspondence). 
2010 (October) till 2017 (January) - Senior Adviser to the Minister of investment and development (in charge of OIC–related economic and inter-investment issues (member of Intergovernmental Commissions with UAE, KSA, Kuwait, IRI), member of the investment and export team of experts for OIC. 
2011 (October) till 2017 (January) - Co-chairman of the Interministerial Task Force on Drafting and Implementing of the Road Map on development of Islamic Finance till 2020. 
2009-2017 -  supported the establishment and institutional development of the first domestic Islamic Bank Al Hilal and the second Islamic Bank Zaman.
2010 (October) till 2017 (January) – in charge of general cooperation between IDB Group and IDB Governor Office, was also a Ministerial Special Envoy for industrial goods export development to OIC member countries.   
2017 (march) till 2019 – in assistance to the Ministry of social development to set up and develop the first quazi-state Waqf Investment Fund. 
Achievements
2015 (September) - awarded in Bahrain by GIFA UK Committee with the Global IF Special Prize 2015 (Leadership Role) for the contribution into development of global IF industry. 
 

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