Kazakhstan Member Committee

Казахстанский комитет ВЭС

Website: http://www.kazenergy.com/

Kazakhstan is a member of the WEC through the KAZENERGY Association. The KAZENERGY Association unites more than 50 major players in the oil, gas and energy business – extracting, transporting, servicing, geophysical, uranium-producing and other companies. The Association was established as an independent non-commercial union of legal entities, which is challenged to promote creation of favorable conditions for the dynamic and sustainable development of the fuel and energy sector of the Republic of Kazakhstan. KAZENERGY represents the interests of its members in executive and legislative bodies of state authority and administration, implements purpose-oriented programs in support of entrepreneurship and investment attraction, professional education and training, executes researches and analysis, participates in projects of interagency and international cooperation. Being an organization that broadly represents the energy interests of the country, the Association is in a position to serve as the WEC Member Committee in Kazakhstan. Chairman of the Coordinating Council of the Association for the Development of the Energy Sector is the Chairman of Kazakhstan’s Committee of WEC.

Chair: Almassadam Satkaliyev

Chair

Almassadam Satkaliyev is the Chair of the Kazakhstan Member Committee of the World Energy Council. He is also the Chairman of the Board of JSC “Samruk-Energo”. He has held roles as the Vice-President of Economy NCOT KazTransOil JSC and Finance Director, Vice-President of Economy and First Vice-President of Kazakhstan Electricity Grid Operating Company KEGOC JSC. In 2007 he became Vice-Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan. He also became President of JSC “KEGOC”. In 2011 he became Managing Director of National Welfare Fund “Samruk-Kazyna” and Chairman of the Board of Directors of “KEGOC” JSC.

Secretary: Sergey Irmanovich Katyshev

Sergey Katyshev is the Secretary of the Kazakhstan Member Committee of the World Energy Council. Hewas born in 1962 in the city of Kurgan, and graduated from Almaty Power Engineering Institute with a specialization of - “Electrical Power Systems and Networks”. He has a PhD (Engineering and Economics) and has become an Associated Professor. He has been a Senior Lecturer and Associated Professor at the Chair of Electrical Power Systems and Networks of Almaty Power Engineering Institute. In 1994, he became the Senior Specialist – Academic Secretary of the Council for Science and Engineering, Head of Scientific-and-Technical Progress Section of the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan. He then became Head of Scientific-and-Technical Progress Section of Electric Power Industry Department of the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and has since worked as the Head of the Strategic Planning Office at Development Department, Managing Director, Head of Projects Management Department – Adviser to the Chairman of Management Board of “Kazakhstan Electricity Grid Operating Company” JSC.