Governor, Astana International Financial Centre
Kairat Kelimbetov heads Kazakhstan’s Astana International Financial Centre. He has led numerous other institutions in his country, including the National Bank of Kazakhstan, the Samruk-Kazyna Sovereign Wealth Fund, the ministry of economy, and the ministry of finance. He also served as the chief of staff of the presidential executive office. Kelimbetov has been instrumental in developing numerous reforms and economic policies.