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Mr. Yerlan A. Baidaulet
Mr. Yerlan A. Baidaulet

Date of birth: 7 August 1970
Nationality: Kazakhstan
Marital status: married, 2 sons

Education:

1987-1992 – BCs in History and Political Economy (Diploma with Honors), Al-

Farabi Kazakhstan National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan

1992-1993 – PhD study (postgraduate study) at the Economic Institute of the

Academy of Sciences of Kazakhstan (08.00.01 – Political Economy)

1993-1994 – Postgraduate program MAPOW, St.Gallen University (Certificate

with the internship in Credit Suisse), Switzerland.

1995-1997 – MBA in Banking & Finance, University KIMEP, Almaty.

 

Work experience:

  • 1993-1994 – Administration of Talgar town (Almaty), Assistant to the Governor.
  • 1994-2000 – Consultancy/management positions at local private companies (JSC Alemsystem, JSC EximBank, Swiss-Kazakhstan Economic Development Center Ltd., IMPEX International, ProfitInvest Ltd.)
  • 2001-2005 – IDB Group, Field Representative in Kazakhstan.
  • 2005-2006 – JSC State Company Engineering and Technology Transfer Center (ETTC), President.
  • 2006-2010 – Eurasian Development Bank, the Head of Representative Office in Astana.
  • 2010-2019 – Ministry of Investments and Development of Kazakhstan, Adviser (out of staff) to the Minister (in charge of cooperation with OIC MCs), duties included: JSC KAZNEX INVEST (2010-2016) (Managing Director, Special Representative on Cooperation with IDB), IDB Executive Director in charge of 7 IDB member countries (2011-2014), Acting IDB Governor (for 39th and 41st IDB Annual Meetings (Mozambique/Indonesia), Ministerial Special Envoy for Industrial Goods Exports to OIC MCs, JSC KazGeology, Advisor.
  • November 2018 - April 2019 – The Experts Council by the Security Council of Kazakhstan, the Senior Expert on Food Security.
  • May 2019 - August 2019 – Acting Director General, Islamic Organization for Food Security by OIC.
  • September 2019 - currently – Director General, Islamic Organization for Food Security by OIC, Headquarters in Nur-Sultan city, Kazakhstan.

 Publications/Textbooks:

  • Articles on Islamic Finance (Business Islamica (No.7, 2010), Global IF Report 2011 (UK), Willey’s World Islamic Finance Handbook 2014 (RedMoney Group, KL), interviews for ThompsonReutors, Bloomberg and Kazakh mass-media.
  • Own books: 2010 («Basics of the Islamic (Ethical) finance» (published in Russian, Kazakh and Uzbek), 2016 (“Islamic Finance: theory, practice, regulatory issues”).

Public activities/awards:

  • Chairman of the Association for Islamic Finance Development (2010-2015)
  • Head of the Organizing Committee on the Kazakh Islamic Finance Conference (2010-2014).
  • Co-chair of the Interministerial Task Force on Drafting and Implementing of the Road Map on Islamic Finance Development till 2020 (2011-2017).
  • Advisor on Islamic Finance to the President, International Association of Islamic Business IAIB (Moscow (2018-2019)/Chairman of the Board, IAIB-Kazakhstan (2018-2019).
  • Global Islamic Finance Special Prize 2015 (Leadership Role) for the contribution into development of global Islamic Finance industry (awarded in Bahrain by GIFA UK Committee) (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_Islamic_Finance_Awards).

Languages: Kazakh, Russian, English, German.