Head of Eurasian Studies Lab, SKOLKOVO Institute for Emerging Market Studies
Gaukhar Nurgalieva is an international relations professional and currently leads the Eurasian Studies Lab at the SKOLKOVO Institute for Emerging Market Studies. The lab conducts research on the economies of the countries in Central Asia and Caucasus and contributes to the development of educational programs. Before joining the SKOLKOVO Institute for Emerging Market Studies, Gaukhar worked at the Eurasian Economic Comission, as well as government and private sectors of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Gaukhar Nurgalieva holds a Master of Arts in international relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, USA, MBA from the Moscow State University (MGU), and Bachelor of Business Administration from The George Washington University.