Green Growth

Assel Nurakhmetova

Director of Carbon Platform, AIFC Authority

Assel Nurakhmetova was appointed as a Director of a new Carbon Platform Department at AIFC in March 2023. She previously worked at the AIFC Green Finance Centre at managerial positions and successfully launched a green bond market in Kazakhstan, developed strategic and regulatory documents and standards for green finance development. She has 14 years of work experience in international relations, trade and finance, including 5 years in public service, and 7 years in green finance. Assel also worked at the central bank of Kazakhstan and Ministry of Economy and Budget Planning of Kazakhstan. Assel was awarded with “Bolashak” scholarship in 2005 and graduated from Lancaster University in 2009.

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