Dr Roza Kashkenbayeva, Chairman

Roza Kashkenbayeva, Chairman

Dr Roza Kashkenbayeva, Chairman

Having been appointed the first Managing Director of then newly opened Trade Representation of Kazakhstan in the UK in 1994, Dr Kashkenbayeva is one of the pioneers of Kazakh-British economic relations. The highlights of her 15 year long contribution to the development of bilateral trade and investment relations between our countries was of historical significance for Kazakhstan and includes the following highlights:

  • Included Kazakhstan in International Grains Council
  • Included main Kazakhstan’s companies into GAFTA agreement
  • Coordinated the launch of the first regular direct commercial flight  from Kazakhstan to the UK
  • Supported and coordinated the first ever official visit of President of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the United Kingdom in 1994
  • Organised a first official delegation from the United Kingdom to Kazakhstan, headed by Minister of Energy – Mr Eggar
  • Coordinated registration of all main metals from Kazakhstan on LME
  • Together with Ministry of Education, coordinated creation and implementation in United Kingdom, of a state education programme for foreign education – “BOLASHAK”

She advised and completed a number of strategically important projects for domestic and foreign corporations, bringing wealth of expertise and knowledge, including Aktau Port Reconstruction Programme in April 1996. She has a PhD in Economic Science from Moscow State University.