Kazakhstan in Focus Day

4 March 2021

This full-day Kazakhstan-focused forum will feature representatives
of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, top management of local
quasi-sovereign and private companies as well as financial institutions.
The event will address the country’s investment outlook, privatisation
programme and prospects for structural change and growth opportunities.

Public panel sessions will be streamed online here.


In conversation with Kaspi.kz


Welcome remark

08:00 – 08:10 (London) 14:00 – 14:10 (Nur-Sultan)

Timothy Bennett – CEO, Astana International Exchange

Macro presentation and roundtable discussion: Challenges and opportunities for the Kazakh economy and capital markets in a post-Covid world

08:10 – 09:30 (London) 14:10 – 15:30 (Nur-Sultan)

Macro presentation by Sofya Donets, who will present Renaissance Capital’s view on Kazakh economy’s outlook in 2021 and onwards, will be followed by a roundtable discussion. High-profile participants will share their first-hand insights into ongoing processes in the Kazakh economy and privatization programme of key state-owned assets as well as perspectives of structural change and growth opportunities.
• Dauren Kenbeil – Vice Minister of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan
• Alisher Abdykadyrov – Vice Minister of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan
• Yerzhan Tutkushev – Managing Director, Samruk Kazyna Sovereign Wealth Fund
Sofya Donets, CFA – Russia & CIS Economist, Renaissance Capital

Panel discussion: Post-Covid catch-up with top Kazakh companies

09:40 – 11:00 (London) 15:40 – 17:00 (Nur-Sultan)

Representatives of top corporates will update investors on most recent developments in their companies – Covid-related and beyond. They will discuss transformation of their business models, approach to customers and long-term outlook.
• Ibrahim Canliel – CFO, Air Astana
• Murat Koshenov, CFA, FRM – Deputy CEO, Halyk Bank
• Dair Kusherov – Deputy Chairman of the Board for Finance, NC Kazakhstan Temir Zholy JSC
• Alexander Tyutyunnikov – CFO, Magnum Cash&Carry
• Askhat Uzbekov – CFO, Kazakhtelecom
Janet Heckman – Independent Director, Astana International Exchange

In conversation with Kaspi.kz: A showcase of building an ecosystem in an Emerging Market

11:10 – 12:00 (London) 17:10 – 18:00 (Nur-Sultan)

• Mikheil Lomtadze – CEO and Co-founder, Kaspi.kz
Daniel Salter – Head of Research, Eurasia, Head of Equity Strategy, Renaissance Capital

1:1 Meetings

08:00 – 15:00 (London) 14:00 – 21:00 (Nur-Sultan)