The Kazakhstan Business Forum is being organised by the Kazakh-British Chamber of Commerce in partnership with leading international and Kazakhstan companies, JSC National Welfare Fund Samruk-Kazyna and the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the UK with the support of the Government of Kazakhstan. There will be high profile Kazakh and British speakers at the Forum; among the confirmed speakers are David Moran, Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Kazakhstan; Vladimir Shkolnik, CEO JSC KazAtomProm; Alexandr Mashkevich, Shareholder of ENRC; Asset Isekeshev, Vice-Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan; Zhanar Aitzhanova, Minister of Economic Development & Trade; Sauat Minbayev, Minister of Oil & Gas; Kairat Kelimbetov, Chairman of the National Welfare Fund JSC Samruk-Kazyna; Abelgazy Kussainov, Minister of Transport and Communications; Sir John Stuttard, Co-Chairman of the Kazakh-British Trade & Industry Council; Lady Barbara Judge CBE, former Chairman of the UK Atomic Energy Authority, and many others.
The inaugural annual Kazakhstan Business Forum will become a key annual business event for Kazakhstan and Europe. The objective of this first Forum is to highlight and promote emerging investment opportunities that exist between Kazakhstan and the UK. One of the main purposes of the Forum is to create a platform for ongoing dialogue to help establish better business relations, through discussion of the most promising areas of economic cooperation, and through consideration of the issues of investment protection and the promotion of specific business projects initiated between businesses in Kazakhstan and the UK.