As per the Decision of the Board of Directors dated August 28, 2020
(Extract from the minutes of the meeting of the Board of Directors of Kazakhstan Investment Development Fund
(KIDF) Management Company Ltd. No. 07/20) Mr. Nurlan Zhakupov has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer
of Kazakhstan Investment Development Fund (KIDF) Management Company Ltd.
In 2001 Mr. Zhakupov graduated from MGIMO University of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian
Federation: Candidate of economic sciences; Master of Economics (International Economic Relations Department);
Bachelor of Economics (International Economic Relations Department).
He speaks Kazakh, Russian, English and Spanish.
Mr. Zhakupov has more then 20 of managerial experience in finance.
He started his career in 2001 in Eurasian Industrial Association as a financial analyst.
From 2003 to 2009, he worked for international companies: Chambishi Metals PLC, one of the largest producers
of cobalt in the world (Kitwe, Zambia); Research, Investment And Development LTD (Moscow, Russia), and managed
investment projects in Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Russia.
In 2008, he worked as an equity research analyst, covering companies publicly traded on the stock exchange
at Credit Suisse bank (Moscow, Russia).
From 2009 to 2011, he worked as a Managing Director and member of the Management Board at National Mining
Company TAUKEN SAMRUK NMC (Subsidiary of SWF SAMRUK KAZYNA JSC).
From 2011 to 2016, he held managerial positions at the Royal Bank of Scotland, UBS BANK as an investment banker.
In 2016-2017, he worked as Managing Director for Development and Investment - member of the Management Board
at NAC Kazatomprom JSC (global largest uranium producer).
Since 2019 – worked as representative of investment banking group ROTHSCHILD & CO in Kazakhstan.
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