Askerbek Kuanyshbayev



Managing Director for Strategy and Development, KEGOC

Date of birth: 20 February 1955, citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Education: Power Engineer, Doctor of Economic Science, Associate Professor for Economics 

Functions at KEGOC: development strategy of KEGOC, development of the National Power Grid, technical policy, development of the Company's research and development projects, rationalization and inventive activities, support of renewable energy development, cooperation with international organizations. Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Financial Settlement Centre for Support of Renewables, the branch of KEGOC.

KEGOC shares ownership: none. 

In 1977  graduated from the Alma-Ata Power Engineering Institute majoring in Power Supply of Industrial Enterprises and Cities 

1977 - 1978:  Electrician, Shop Foreman at Kyzylorda Silicate Walling Material Plant 

1978 - 1981:  Engineer, junior research associate at Alma-Ata Power Engineering Institute 

1981 - 1983: trainee in Leningrad Polytechnic University

1983 - 1983: Engineer in National Research Council, senior technician at the chair of economics and energy management in Alma-Ata Power Engineering Institute 

1983 - 1986:  doctoral candidate in the Moscow Institute of Management 

1987 - 1992: Assistant, Lecturer, Associate Professor, Vice Dean at the Alma-Ata Power Engineering Institute; 

1992 - 1998:  Deputy Director, Director of Isker LLC 

1998 - 2001:  Director of Usta LLP 

2001 - 2007: Head of Planning and Economic Analysis Department, Managing Director for Economics in KEGOC 

2007 - 2008: Director for Electric Power Assets Management of Samruk Holding JSC 


2009 - 2010: Head of Almatinskiye MES Branch 

2010 - 2011: Director of Human Resources Department 

2011 - 2015: Managing Director for NPG Development, Managing Director for NPG Development and System Services 

2015 - 2017: Deputy Chairman of the Management Board - NPG Development and Corporate Governance 

2017 - 2018: Managing Director for Technological Development 

Since April 2018: Managing Director for Strategy and Development

Awards and honours: 

• 10th Anniversary of Kazakhstan Constitution Medal (2005);

• Certificate of Honour from the Kazakhstan Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (2005);

• Certificate of honour of CIS Electric Power Council (2005);

• 10th Anniversary of Astana Medal (2008);

• Title of honour: Honourable Power Engineer of the CIS (2010);

• 20th Anniversary of Kazakhstan Independence Medal (2011);

• Kurmet Decoration of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2012);

• Title: Honourable Power Engineer. Kazakhstan Electricity Association (2013);

• Certificate of Honour from the Kazakhstan Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (2015);

• KAZENERGY Medal (2015);

• 25th Anniversary of Kazakhstan Independence Medal (2016);

• Medal for contribution to development of power industry (2017).