Management Team

Assel Mukazhanova

Acting Chief Executive Officer*
Assel Mukazhanova was appointed as Acting Chief Executive Officer of the AIX from 16 January, 2023. Assel Mukazhanova has been working for the AIX since December 2017 as Head of Public Issuers and from October 2022 – as Chief Markets and Products Officer, and member of the Exchange’s Management and ...

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 ...

Birzhan Astayev

Acting 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 ...