Management Team

Renat Bekturov

Chief Executive Officer*
Mr. Renat Bekturov, ex-CFO of AIX. Previously held a position of the Head of Asset management development department of AIFC Authority. He has over 10 years of experience in financial services industry. Prior to joining AIFCA he was head of Treasury at the National Investment Corporation of the National Bank ...

Zharas Mussabekov

Chief Financial Officer*
Zharas Mussabekov has over 10 years of experience in financial services, he led the Fund Operations division in the AIX. Previously he led the Treasury Department at the National Company Kazakhstan Railways. Mr. Mussabekov also worked in the Baiterek National Management Holding at corporate finance and was involved in raising ...

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 ...

Assel Mukazhanova

Head of Public Issuers
Ms. Mukazhanova has started her career back in 1992 in Foreign Operations of the Bank Turan. She has more than 25 –years of experience in financial/banking services industry and before joining AIFC/AIX Assel held a position of an Executive Director at JSC “Kazkommertsbank” focused on international banking, capital markets, investor ...

Malik Nishanbayev

Head of Mining
Mr. Nishanbayev has more than 20 years of private sector experience. His international experience includes being a consultant to a large state owned (China) engineering company in Myanmar, a chief financial officer (CFO) at a Canadian mining company with a listing at Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). He also held the ...

Rassul Khassanov

Head of Retail Investments
Mr. Khassanov has been a Senior Product Manager with 16 years of experience in tech with engineering background. He has a broad skills of shipping complex technologies to empower engineering and business teams. Previously Mr. Khassanov developed product strategies based on customer research and data driven analysis, implemented new products ...

Yelena Pak

Chief of Staff/Head of Communications
As Chief of Staff Ms. Pak is responsible for administrative, HR and procurement issues. Ms. Pak joined AIX in 2018 as Head of Communications leading on establishing internal and external relations and the exchanges’s brand Before AIX she has worked at various levels across a wide range of industries: in ...