Management Team

Assel Mukazhanova

Chief Executive Officer*
Assel Mukazhanova was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the AIX from September 7, 2023.
Previously, Assel Mukazhanova has been serving as Chief Markets and Products Officer, Member of the Management Committee and since January 2023 headed the AIX as an Acting Chief Executive Officer.
Assel Mukazhanova had started her ...

Zharas Mussabekov

Chief Financial Officer*
Zharas Mussabekov has over 15 years of experience in financial services. Prior to becoming CFO, he was the Head of Fund Operation division. Before joining AIX, he led the Treasury Department at the National Company Kazakhstan Railways. Mr. Mussabekov also worked in the Baiterek National Management Holding’s corporate finance department ...

Valerii Tsoi

Chief Information Officer*
Valerii is an IT manager with extensive experience in banking, FinTech, innovative IT solutions and financial industry as a whole. He has over 20 years of IT management experience, developing comprehensive IT solutions and IT Operation in prominent international bank and financial companies in many European countries as well as ...

Olivier Guéris

Chief Operating Officer*
Olivier Gueris is a C-level Operations & Risk Management Executive with over twenty-five years of international experience within the Exchange industry. After 7+ years as COO of Qatar Stock Exchange, crowned with an upgrade from Frontier to Emerging Market from MSCI, FTSE and S&P, Mr. Gueris moved on to Kazakhstan ...

Evgenia Bogdanova

Head of Regulation & Compliance (Management Committee observer, reporting to the Board of Directors)
Evgenia has more than 20 years of experience working on international capital markets. Before joining the AIX, Evgenia had led Legal IB and Corporate Governance teams at Renaissance Capital. Prior to that she practiced law at White & Case in Moscow advising in connection with cross-border and domestic equity and ...

Birzhan Astayev

Chief Markets and Products officer
Birzhan Astayev joined AIX in 2019 and was responsible for the development of products. In this capacity he worked on several projects including launch of Exchange traded notes, mobile application and launch of AIX Index. He has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. Working in the ...

Olzhas Taubayev

Managing Director, Brokers Relationship
Olzhas Taubayev was appointed as Managing Director of Brokers Relationship of the AIX from 12 June 2023. He started his career as Dealer on foreign exchange and money markets desks in JSC HSBC Bank Kazakhstan, he has more than 20 years in the financial industry. He also worked for State ...