Zhanar Aitzhanova

Zhanar Aitzhanova
  • Minister of Economic Integration of Kazakhstan

1982-88, graduate studies, Department of History, Kazakh State University, Almaty; 1996-97, studies in Economics and Finance, Joint Vienna Institute, Austria; 2003, Master's in Public Administration, John F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. 1988-90, Postgraduate Researcher, Moscow State University and Kazakh State University, Almaty; 1993-96, Programme Officer, UNDP Country Office, Kazakhstan and Head, Economic Development Programme Unit; 1997-99, UNDP Assistant Resident Representative and Head, Governance and Economic Transition Team; 1999-2002, Programme Manager, Cluster I, Central Asia, Regional Bureau for Europe and CIS, UNDP, New York; 2003-10, Vice-Minister of Industry and Trade and Chief Negotiator on Kazakhstan's Accession to WTO. March 2010-April 2011, Minister of Economic Development and Trade of the Republic of Kazakhstan; since April 2011, Minister of Economic Integration of Kazakhstan.