Management Board list

Мыңбаев Сауат Мұхаметбайұлы

Sauat Mukhametbayevich Mynbayev

Chairman of the Management Board NC Kazakhstan Temir Zholy JSC

Date of birth: November 19, 1962.

Citizenship: Republic of Kazakhstan

Higher Education, including further education:

In 1985, graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University with the degree of economist-cyberneticist.

In 1988, he earned the Candidate of Economic Sciences degree.

Work experience:

He began his career in the Alma-Ata Institute of National Economy as a teacher. Until 1995, he worked in various positions in commercial entities.

1995, held the position of Vice-Minister of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan - - Head of the Treasury under the Ministry of Finance of Kazakhstan.

In 1997, First Deputy Minister of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

1997 – 1999, Minister of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Deputy Head of the Executive Office of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

1999 – 2001, Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

2001, continued his career in financial institutions as President of Development Bank of Kazakhstan CJSC.

2002- 2003, General Director of Caspian Industrial-Financial Group LLP.

2003 – 2006, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Minister of Industry and Trade of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

2006 – 2007, Chairman of the Management Board JSC Kazakhstan Holding for Management of State Assets “Samruk”.

In 2007, with the Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan he was appointed Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and in 2010 as Minister of Oil and Gas of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

2013 – 2018, Chairman of the Management Board of NC KazMunayGas, JSC.

Since November 20, 2018, Chairman of the Management Board of NC Kazakhstan Temir Zholy, JSC.

State awards:

  • order “Druzhba” (Russian Federation, 2004)
  • jubilee medal “10 years of Astana” (2008)
  • the 3rdrank order “Barys” (2005)
  • order “Barys” (2012).

Number and percentage of shares owned in affiliated companies: None.

Әлмағамбетов Қанат Есмұханұлы

Kanat Yesmukhanovich Almagambetov

First Deputy Chairman of the Management Board, National Company Kazakhstan Temir Zholy Joint-Stock Company

Date of birth: August 6, 1962.

Citizenship: Republic of Kazakhstan.

Higher Education, including further education:

In 1983, graduated from Almaty Institute of Railway Engineers with a degree in Railway Operation.

In 2001, graduated from Tynyshpaev Kazakh Academy of Transport and Communications with a degree in Economics and Management on Railway Transport.

Work experience:

1983, until drafted to the military service in Soviet Army worked as a shunting master at Alma-Ata 1 station;

1985 -  1998, worked in various positions with the Kokchetav branch of the Tselinnaya railways, headed the Traffic Department of Tselinnaya and Akmola railways;

1998 – 1999, Head of Pavlodar Transportation Division, RSE “KTZ”;

1999 – 2001, worked in the central office of RSE “KTZ” as Head of the Main Directorate of Transportation, Deputy Director of the Transportation Department;

2001 – 2002, Director of DGP “Freight Transportation” of RSE “KTZ”;

2002 – 2004, Manager of the work group to provide consulting services for the transportation of oversized and heavy cargoes for Tengizchevroil JV’

2004 – 2005, Vice President for Freight and Commercial Work, Kazzheldortrans JSC;

2005 – 2006, Director of the branch “Akmola Transport Department” of JSC “NC “KTZ”;

2007 – 2008, Vice President of “Kaztemirtrans” JSC;

2008 – 2009, Managing Director for the transportation process, “NC “KTZ” JSC;

2009 – 2012, Managing Director for Operational Work, “NC “KTZ” JSC;

2012 -2013, Managing Director - Chief of Staff of “NC “KTZ” JSC;

2013 – 2014, President of Kaztemirtrans JSC;

2014 – 2015, Advisor to President of “NCKTZ” JSC;

2015 – 2018, General Director, “The Union of Transport and Logistics Organizations and Associations” KAZLOGISTICS” (Union of Transport Workers of Kazakhstan);

Since December 4, 2018 till present, Acting First Deputy Chairman of the Board, “National Company “Kazakhstan Temir Zholy” JSC.

State and industry awards:

  • Badge of Honor - Badge “Honorary Railwayman” (1999)
  • Jubilee Medal “Қазақстан темір жолына 100 жыл” (2004)
  • Award pin “Біртұтас Қазақ темір жолына 50 жыл” (2008)
  • Award pin “Достық-Алашанькоу темір жолдарының түйіскеніне 20 жыл” (2010)
  • Order “Qurmet” (2010).

Number and percentage of shares owned in affiliated companies: None.

Елубаев Санжар Бақытұлы

Elyubaev Sanzhar Bakhytovich

Deputy Chairman of the Board, Logistics, JSC NC KTZ

Date of birth: September 11, 1975

Citizenship: Republic of Kazakhstan

Higher education, including professional and supplementary:

In 1994 graduated from Kazakh State University of World Languages, specializing in English.

1994-1997 Kazakh State University of Law, specializing in civil law

2001-2004 Kazakh Architecture and Construction Academy, accounting and audit, engineer economist.

Work experience:

2002 - 2006 – Head of Department, Head of Transit Traffic Marketing Department, JSC NC KTZ;

2004-2006 – General Manager, Transsiberian Express Service Kazakhstan;

2006 - 2007 – First Vice-President, JSC Kedentransservice;

2007 - 2008 – General Manager, Mediterranean Shipping Company in the Republic of Kazakhstan;

2008 - 2011 – Director of Business Development, Transport Divisions, General Electric International Corporation in the Republic of Kazakhstan;

2011 - 2013 – Vice-President for Economics and Finance, JSC Kaztemirtrans;

January to July 2013 – Director, branch of JSC NC KTZ - Transport Logistics Development Center;

2013 - 2016 – President, JSC KTZ Express;

May to November, 2016 – Chairperson, Management Board (President), JSC Kaztemirtrans;

From November 2016 to April 2017 – acting Vice-President for Coordination of Operations, JSC National Company Kazakhstan Temir Zholy;

From April 2017 till present, Deputy Chairman of the Board, Logistics, JSC National Company Kazakhstan Temir Zholy.

State and industry awards:

Memorial medal “110th anniversary of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy”, 2014

Qurmet order, 2015

Concurrent position:

JSC NC Aktau International Sea Trade Port, JSC Unified Transport and Logistics Company, Port Kuryk LLP.

Quantity and share of affiliated companies’ shares: No.


Әбденов Серік Сақбалдыұлы

Serik Sakbaldiyevich Abdenov

Deputy Chairman of the Board for Corporate Affairs NC Kazakhstan Temir Zholy JSC

Date of birth:  January 15, 1977.

Citizenship: Republic of Kazakhstan.

Higher Education, including further education:

In 1998, graduated from the Kazakh Institute of Jurisprudence and International Relations with the degree of Law.

In 2004 graduated from Karaganda Economic University of Kazpotrebsoyuz with the degree of  Economics

In 2013 graduated from the Russian Academy of National Economy under the President of the Russian Federation, the Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Professional Education (MBA).

Work experience:

1998-2000, Chief Specialist, Head of Department, Directorate for Registration of Regulatory Legal Acts of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan

2000-2003, head of the legal expertise department, head of the control and document management department, deputy chief of staff, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

2003-2004, Deputy Director, Global Systems LLP; advisor to the Director of UPTK-CS LLP;

2004-2007, Deputy Director of the Department, Director of the Department of Employment of the Population and State Control over Compliance with the Laws of Labor and Labor Protection, Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

2007-2009, Vice-Minister of Labor and Social Protection of the Population of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

2009-2012, Deputy Mayor of the East Kazakhstan Region, First Deputy Mayor of the East Kazakhstan Region;

2012-2013, Minister of Labor and Social Protection of the Population of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

2013-2018, Advisor to the Chairman of the Board, Managing Director for Human Resources Management and Labor Remuneration, Vice-President for Human Resources Management of NC KazMunayGas JSC/General Director of Oil Construction Company LLP (part-time).

Since November 2018, Deputy Chairman of the Board for Corporate Affairs, NC Kazakhstan Temir Zholy JSC.

State and industry awards:

  • Jubilee medal “10 years of the Kazakhstan Republic Parliament” (2006).
  • Jubilee medal “10 years of Astanay” (2008).
  • Order “Parasat”, 2009.
  • Certificate of Merit of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2012).

Concurrent position: none.

Number and percentage of shares owned in affiliated companies: none.

Мұқышов Ардақ Жұмағұлұлы

Ardak Zhumagulovich Mukushov

Acting Director, Legal Support, Litigation and Claim Settlement Department, NCKazakhstan Temir Zholy JSC

Date of birth:  March 4, 1978

Citizenship: Republic of Kazakhstan

Higher Education, including further education:

In 1998, graduated from Gumilev Eurasian University majoring in Law and Law Education Methods, with the qualification lawyer. In 2007, he graduated from T.Ryskulov Kazakh Economic University majoring in Economics.

Work experience:

2000 – 2003, worked with internal affairs authority, Astana city Directorate of Internal Affairs;

2003 – 2010, Chief Specialist, Head of Department, Head of Office, Deputy Director of Legal Department, the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, the Republic of Kazakhstan;

2010-2013, Director of Legal Services Department, the Ministry of Oil and Gas of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

January to August, 2014, Advisor to Chairman of the Board, NC KazMunayGas, JSC;

August, 2014 to January 2017, Director of the Department of International Contracts, NC KazMunayGas, JSC;

January, 2017 to June, 2018, Vice President for Legal Support, NC KazMunayGas, JSC;

June, 2018 to November 29, 2018, Managing Director for Legal Support, NC KazMunayGas, JSC;

November 30, 2018 to December 4, 2018, Acting Deputy Chairman of the Management Board for Legal Issues, NC Kazakhstan Temir Zholy, JSC;

December 4, 2018 - till present, Acting Director, the Department of Legal Support, Litigation and Claim Settlement Department, NC Kazakhstan Temir Zholy, JSC.

Stateandindustry awards:

  • Diploma of the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2008);
  • Jubilee Medal “Қазақстан Республикасының Тәуелсіздігіне 20 жыл” (2011);
  • Jubilee Medal of the Ministry of Energy “Қазақстан Республикасының құбыр көлігіне 80 жыл” (2015).

Number and percentage of shares owned in affiliated companies: None.