Ablaikhan Bagibayev

Ablaikhan is the Deputy Head of the Department for non-resident taxation at the State Revenue Committee of Kazakhstan. He holds an LLM from the University of Aberdeen. Since 2012 Ablaikhan has been mainly dealing with international taxation issues, including negotiating bilateral tax agreements, solving international tax disputes and exchanging tax information. He has been widely involved with implementing best practice and international standards within OECD initiatives. Currently Ablaikhan’s main professional interests include exchange of financial accounts and beneficial ownership information.

Ablaikhan’s action plan is to promote transparency and openness initiatives in the field of taxation with the specific aim of supporting the implementation of Kazakhstan's commitments to the global tax information exchange network to tackle offshore tax evasion.