Kozhakhmetov Asylbek

President of Almaty Management University


Tel.: (727) 313 30 59

Fax: (727) 302 21 21




Kozhakhmetov Assylbek is the founder and the resident of the first business school in Kazakhstan - Almaty School of Management, «Almaty Management University».

Author of more than 60 publications on the development of management and education, published in local and foreign journals. Awarded by President of the Central - Asian Foundation for Management Development (CAMAN) 1994-2002; during 1999-2002 Member of the Board of the Union of Industrialists of Kazakhstan; member of the Forum of Entrepreneurs of Kazakhstan; in 1998-2003 Member of the Board of "INTERMAN", the World Organization for Management Development; from 1999-2002 Member of the European Organization for the quality of management education (EQUAL); in 2002-2003 Deputy Chairman of the Public Council for the Development of the Education System of Kazakhstan.

Public work: Deputy Chairman of the Public Council for the Consideration and Resolution of Social Conflicts "Nur Otan"(2009-2011), the chairman of the NGO "Shanyrak"(2007-2014), member of an independent anti-corruption council of Ministry of Education (2014 ); member of the Republican Public Council for the Control of public spending on anti-crisis program of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan(2009-2010), member of the Expert Council for the improvement of the civil service of the Republic of Kazakhstan(2011-2012), vice-president of CEEMAN in Central Asia(2018- present), president of ALE “Civil Alliance of Kazakhstan”(2018-present)


  • The award of the international organization "People to People International" USA - "Flame of Birmingham" (1997)

  • The badge "excellent worker of education of the Republic of Kazakhstan" (1998)

  • Anniversary medal for the 20th anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2011)

  • Order "Kurmet" (2013)

  • The order of the NCE "Atameken" II and I degree "For loyalty to, business» (2013-2014)

  • Award of the International Association for management development in dynamic societies CEEMAN Champions Award in the category of "Institutional management" (2014)

  • Honorary Professor of the Academy of public administration under the President of the Kyrgyz Republic (2017).

  • Badge Ministry of Education of Kazakhstan “Y.Altynsarin.”



Yerbol Suleimenov


Candidate of Mathematical Sciences

Tel. +7 727 313 30 77






Dr. Suleimenov dedicated his career to the development of education and science, as well as the making impactful projects nationwide and internationally.

Dr. Suleimenov has diverse experience in working in state bodies, international and state-owned organizations. He has been involved in the development of Kazakhstani laws targeting research and commercialization of science. He took part in the regional FDI projects that involved green technologies and climate protection.

Dr. Suleimenov initiated agreements with Thomson Reuters and Springer and the Science Committee at the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, making Kazakhstan among the first countries in the CIS region to sign such partnerships. Dr. Suleimenov has successfully implemented quantitative methods to measure achievements in science and introduced bibliometrics and citation analysis for the public R&D policy (first time in the Central Asian region).

His portfolio includes projects of high importance for the country’s development: the grain deep processing plant construction in Kostanay industrial zone, Chinese-Kazakhstani equity investments project for Allur Group, International Centre for green technologies and investment project (Astana International Finance Centre), institutional support to the Regional Hub of Civil Service in Astana (UNDP) and other innovative projects.

Dr. Suleimenov ran top managerial positions in Kazakhstan’s strategic organizations and state bodies in the capacity of the Deputy Chairman of the Science Committee at the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2011-2013); the President and CEO of the Science Fund of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2014); the Head of the Secretariat of the Regional Hub of Civil Service in Astana and Project manager of the UNDP’s project «Institutional support to the Regional Hub of Civil Service in Astana» (2015-2016), the Deputy Chairman of «Tobol» Social Entrepreneurial Corporation (2017); the Regional Director in Kostanay region of the National company «Kazakh Invest» (2017-2018), the executive of the Centre for Strategic Developments and Analysis of the Administration of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2016) the Green Projects Advisor at the UNDP Country Office (2017).

He is the graduate of the University of Manchester, the Tashkent State University and the National University of Uzbekistan. He is the academic fellow of the Kazakhstan National Academy of Natural Sciences and is an External Adviser to the Minister of Innovation Development of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Dr. Suleimenov holds PhD in Mathematics, has passed the international research internship at the US Academy of Science and participated in numerous scientific and research forums, seminars and conferences.  He is the co-author of several books and numerous articles in different spheres of interests, including UNESCO Science Report for Kazakhstan (2020), UNDP National Human Development Report for Kazakhstan (2004, 2006) and was a member of the editorial board for the UNESCO Science Report for Kazakhstan in 2015.





Kanagatova Almagul

First Vice Rector, Director of Education development institute

Phone number: +7 727 313 30 51



Graduate of philosophical economics department of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Doctor of Philosophy, and associate professor.

In different years worked on administrative positions in the Kazakh Humanitarian Law University in Almaty, Astana: deputy director for educational work, the dean of the Faculty of Humanities, the pro-rector on educational work, dean of the faculty of law enforcement. In the International Academy of Business - the vice rector for science and development. The director of human resources department in "Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools". Starting from the March 1, 2017 Rector of Almaty Management University.

The author of 70 publications on youth policy, actual issues of cultural studies, philosophy of education. Author of study guide: "Philosophy", "Cultural Studies", the author of monographs: "The values of today's youth," "spiritual and moral culture of today's youth in Kazakhstan: the philosophical and cultural analysis." Author of experimental textbooks and sample programs for 12-year education, "Human. Law. State "," Adam Kogam.Kykyk "for 10, 11, 12 classes in Russian and Kazakh languages. A member of the editorial board of the international journal «International Journal of Business, Behavioral and Social Sciences». Member of Association of Business Women of Kazakhstan. The winner of the nomination – "The best teacher of Kazakhstan 2013". Graduate of the international program "Bolashak". Graduate of Skolkov school of Rectors 14 “Management of university transformation”, 2018.

Awarded signs: Honored Worker of Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan "," Honored worker of Kazakh Humanitarian Law University”, “Galymdy damytuga sinirgen enbegi ushin”.



Kozhakhmetov Ruslan

Vice-rector for Corporate Development


Tel.: 8 (727) 313 30 77     

Fax: 8 (727) 302 21 21





Kozhakhmetov Ruslan is the holder of the Doctor of Business Administration degree of the joint program of the International Academy of Business and the Russian Academy of national Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation. He is also a graduate of the global Executive MBA program in business administration at London Business School, Columbia Business School, HKU Business School and Executive Education center at the University of California Berkeley.


He has 16 years of work experience in managerial positions in private companies and own business.


He is a member of the editorial Board of magazine “Problem as aspiration” of the York Institute for enterprise development (Toronto, Canada). Author of articles on family business and education.


Assel Aryn

Vice-rector for Academic Development

Tel.: 8 (727) 313 29 52     








Master of Economic Sciences with a degree in Finance. PhD candidate.

Has 10 years of teaching experience.

She began her career at AlmaU as a trainee teacher at the Department of Finance in 2012. Over the years, she held the position of senior lecturer, head of "Finance, Accounting and Auditing" department, Advisor to the Vice-Rector for Academic Development, Dean of Graduate School of Management. "

Author, coach of training seminars on redesign of educational programs, innovative technologies, teaching methods organized by the Institute for Educational Development, Center for teaching excellence at AlmaU, IQAA, Satbayev University, ATU, etc.

The author of more than 20 scientific publications.