Chairman, State Geological Committee of Kazakhstan

Born October 26, 1955. In 1978 he graduated from Kazakh Polytechnic Institute with the qualification of a mining engineer - geologist.

Work Experience before 1995 was generally associated with the Caspian oil exploration expedition, prospecting expedition PGO "Yuzhkazgeologiya”, Kazakhstan exploration mining expedition GlavKGU, Geology and Production Enterprise " Kazmineral " and PGO" Yuzhkazgeologiya, where he held executive and managerial positions . In 1995 to 1997 he was the head of the General Directorate of Mineral Resources "Kazgosnedra” of the Ministry of Geology and protection of mineral resources, since 1997 - Deputy, then Chairman of the Committee for Geology and Subsoil Protection at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of Kazakhstan. In August 1999 he was appointed Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment. Since January 2001, in connection with the transfer of the Committee for Geology and Subsoil Protection to the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, and later to the Ministry of Industry and New Technology of Kazakhstan, he was re-appointed as Chairman of the Committee which he presently heads.

He holds a doctorate in Geological and Mineralogical Sciences and has state awards.

He is married and has two children and two grandchildren.