Assylbek Jakiyev

Assylbek is an elected member of regional parliament, director of the Regional Chamber of Entrepreneurs and lecturer and board member at two universities in Atyrau, Kazakhstan. In addition, he works as an independent director in Atyrau’s regional development agency and in the town’s special economic zone for the petrochemical industry. He has a Master’s degree in economics and comparative development studies.

Assylbek’s multi-faceted action plan focuses on improving regional governance, supporting SMEs (particularly female entrepreneurs) and improving regional educational standards.