Timur Kulibaev

Chairman of the Kazakhstan Association of Oil, Gas and Energy Sector Organizations (KAZENERGY), Chairman of the Presidium of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Atameken), Independent Director

Timur Kulibaev was born in Alma-Ata in 1966.

Education

In 1988, Timur Kulibaev graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University, majoring in National Economic Planning for the qualification of Economist.

Holds a PhD in Economics. In 1999, defended his doctoral thesis on the topic “Enhancing business management system of an enterprise in market conditions (the case of oil industry).”

Has a number of scientific papers and inventions to his name.

Professional experience

1988–1990

Employed at the Research Institute of Economic Planning and Standards under the State Planning Committee of the Kazakh SSR.

1990–1992

Director of the Research and Consultation Center under the Foundation for Cultural, Social and Scientific & Technical Development of Kazakhstan.

1992–1995

Head of the Altyn-Alma concern.

1995–1997

Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Member of the Credit Committee at ATF Bank.

1997

Head of the Directorate for Project Assessment and Negotiations under the State Committee for Investments of the Republic of Kazakhstan (as Deputy Chairman).

1997–1999

Vice President for Finance and Economics of Kazakhoil National Oil and Gas Company.

1999–2001

President of KazTransOil National Oil Transportation Company.

2001–2002

Director General of Oil and Gas Transportation National Company established on the basis of KazTransOil and KazTransGas.

2002–2005

First Vice President of KazMunayGas National Company created with the merger of the Kazakhoil and Oil and Gas Transportation national companies.

2005–2013

Part-time Adviser to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

2006–2007

Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of Samruk Kazakh Holding for State Assets Management.

2008–2011

Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of Samruk-Kazyna Sovereign Wealth Fund.

2011

Chairman of the Management Board, Member of the Board of Directors at Samruk-Kazyna Sovereign Wealth Fund.

2011–2014

Chairman of the Presidium of the National Economic Chamber of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Atameken Union).

Since November 2005

Chairman of the Kazakhstan Association of Oil, Gas and Energy Sector Organizations (KAZENERGY).

Since September 2013

Chairman of the Presidium of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Atameken).

Member of the Gazprom Board of Directors since 2011.

Sports organizations

2004–2018

Honorary member of the Federation Council at the National Golf Federation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

2009–2019

President of the Kazakhstan Boxing Federation association of legal entities.

2010–2015

Member of the Executive Committee at the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

2012–2016

Chairman of the Kazakhstan Combat and Strength Sports Confederation association of legal entities.

2012–2018

Vice President, Member of the Executive Committee at the International Boxing Association (AIBA).

2014–2015

Chairman of Multi-Sports at the SportAccord International Convention.

2014–2018

Member of the International Relations Commission at the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC).

Since 2015

President, Chairman of the Executive Committee at the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

2016–2019

President of the Swimming Federation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Since April 2016

Vice President of the Olympic Committee of Asia (OCA).

Since April 2017

Member of the Commission for Public Affairs and Social Development through Sport at the International Olympic Committee (PASD IOC).

Since November 2018

Member of the Executive Council at the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC).

Since August 2018

Member of the Presidium at the Kazakhstan Golf Federation.

Since October 2019

Honorary President of the Kazakhstan Boxing Federation association of legal entities.

International and foreign organizations

Since 2008

Chairman of the Kazakh National Committee at the World Petroleum Council.

2010–2014 and 2018–present

Co-Chairman of the Kazakh-German Council for Strategic Cooperation.

Since 2011

Member of the Gazprom Board of Directors.

Boards of Directors in Kazakh companies

2006–2007 and 2008–2011

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kazakhstan Electricity Grid Operating Company (KEGOC).

2006–2007 and 2009–2012

Chairman of the Board of Directors of KazMunayGas National Company.

2008–2012

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kazatomprom National Atomic Company.

2009–2011

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Samruk-Energy.

2009–2011

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy National Company.

2011

Member of the Board of Directors of Samruk-Kazyna Sovereign Wealth Fund.

Kazakh awards and decorations

  • Order of Kurmet (2001);
  • Order of Barys, 3rd class (2009);
  • Order of Barys, 1st class (2014);
  • Jubilee Medal of 10 Years of the Kazakh Constitution (2005);
  • Jubilee Medal of 10th Anniversary of Astana (2008);
  • Jubilee Medal of 20th Anniversary of Kazakh Independence (2011);
  • Jubilee Medal of 25th Anniversary of Kazakh Independence (2016).

Russian awards and decorations

  • Order of Friendship (2007);
  • Al-Fakhr Order of the Russian Council of Muftis (2010 and 2016);
  • Order of Holy Prince Daniel of Moscow (2nd class) of the Russian Orthodox Church (2010);
  • Medal of Honored Railway Worker (2011).