Eldar Abdrazakov is Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Centras Group. Launched as a financial advisory boutique in 2004, Centras has developed into the country's leading investment & insurance firm. Centras is the local leading broker & fund manager and the largest private shareholder at the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange. Prior to Centras, Eldar headed Kazkommerts Securities, an investment banking arm of Kazkommertsbank's Group, and was Managing Director & Head of Investment Banking, Corporate Finance, Subsidiaries, Financial Institutions, and Treasury at Kazkommertsbank. Abdrazakov joined the bank as an international banking officer in 1995. Eldar is Chairman of the Kazakhstan Competitiveness Coincil at the National Economic Chamber, Vice-Chairman at Kazakhstan Stock Exchange, Abdrazakov served on Boards of Kazakhtelecom, UzPEC, ABN Amro Asset Management, Kazkommerts Policy, UlarUmit Pension Fund. He is Brazil's Honorary Consul in Kazakhstan, Member of Young Presidents' Organization (YPO) Kazakhstan Chapter, member of Advisory Board of Harvard`s Davis Center on Russia & Eurasia.
Chairman, Kazakhstan Competitiveness Council
Founder and CEO, Centras Group, Kazakhstan