Managing Director, Samruk-Kazyna

Born May 20, 1967. In 1991 graduated from political economy department of “Al-Farabi Kazakh State University” with a degree “Economist, Tutor in Political Economy”. In 2001/2002 trained in Milan (Italy) at the ENI-Agip Training Center for oil industry where he received his degree as Master of Petroleum Administration.

Professional career Mr Sauranbayev began in 1991 as director of the LLP ENBEK. In 1997 he became executive director of the Congress of Entrepreneurs of Kazakhstan. Subsequently he held senior positions in "Kazakhstan Temir Joly" (1998-2000 years. - Director "Passenger transportation"), JSC Atyrau Refinery (2000 to 2001. - 1st Vice President), Inc. "Kazakhoil” (2001 to 2002. - General Manager, Head of Project Management for Reconstruction of JSC "Atyrau Refinery "), JSC KazMunaiGaz (2003 and 2004. - director of engineering and maintenance projects), LLP TenizService" (2004-2007 years. - CEO), KazMunayGas "(2007-2010 years. - Managing Director), JSC “Samruk Kazyna” (2010 to 2011. - Advisor to the Deputy Chairman of the Board). From January 2011 he is Managing Director of JSC “Samruk Kazyna”.

In 2007 Mr Sauranbayev was awarded the Order of the Kurmet.

He is married and has 5 children.