Biographical Note

Biographical Note
Murat R. Karimsakov
President of the “Eurasian Economic Club of Scientists” Association and Deputy Chairman of “G-Global”
Mr. Murat Karimsakov is President of the Eurasian Economic Club of Scientists Association (EECSA) and
Deputy Chairman of the G-Global Secretariat, both of which are based in Kazakhstan’s capital of Astana.
In each of the past three years he has led an EECSA team that has put together the Astana Economic
Forum, one of the world’s premier economic conferences.
Before assuming his current duties, Mr. Karimsakov worked on the team running the Kazakhstan
government’s Joint Investment Fund and Corporate Investment Fund. He also served as the Chairman
and the Deputy Director-General of ABK Group. Prior to that, from 2003 to 2005, he held various
positions in the Investment Fund of Kazakhstan and Ministry of Finance.
Mr. Karimsakov has spoken at conferences around the world, including a number of United Nations. He
has published more than 30 academic papers and articles.
Last year he received the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences’ Order of the Golden Eagle, a letter of
appreciation for his body of work from Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev, and a Republic of
Kazakhstan 20th-Anniversary Commemorative Medal.
Mr. Karimsakov holds a bachelor’s degree with honors from Belarus State University (1991) and an MBA
degree with focus on “Western Management practice: current trends and perspectives”, London, United
Kingdom, 2012.
He speaks English, Russian and Kazakh.
Born on September 11, 1966, in Almaty, he is married with three children.