Asset Issekeshev

Asset Issekeshev
Investment and Development Minister,
Republic of Kazakhstan

Born on August 17, 1971 in Karaganda.

In 1994 graduated from the legal department of KazGNU (Kazakhstan State National University) named after Al-Farabi, in 1998 – the Higher School of Public Administration (HSPA)under the President of RK.

In 1995-1997 worked as an intern, Assistant, Senior Assistant of the Prosecutor of Medeu Region; student of the National HSPA (1997-1998).

In 1998-1999 worked as a Chief Specialist of the Agency for Strategic Planning and Reforms of RK.

In 1999-2000 worked as the Director of the Department for Registration and Control over Normative Legal Acts of Central and Local Bodies of the Ministry of Justice of RK.

Since 2000 to 2001 – the President of “National Legal Service” CJSC under the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan, then up to 2002 worked in private sector.

Since November 2002 to June 2003 – the Counselor to the Minister of Economy and Budget Planning of RK.

Since 2003 – Vice-Minister of Industry and Trade of RK.

Since 2006 – Deputy Chairman of “Sustainable Development Fund “Kazyna” JSC.

Since 2007 to 2008 –Director of Marketing for Financial Projects of “Credit Swiss (Kazakhstan)” LLC.

Since February 2008 to May 2009 – Assistant to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Since May 2009 – Minister of Industry and trade of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Sinse March 2010 - Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Industry and new tehnologies of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Sinse January 2012 - Minister of Industry and new tehnologies of the Republic of Kazakhstan.