JSC “Nurbank”

10 «V», Abay Avenue
050010 Almaty,
Republic of Kazakhstan
Tel. +7 (727) 250-00-00
Fax.+7 (727) 250-67-03

Management Board

Chairman of the Management Board

Eldar Sarsenov

Eldar Sarsenov graduated from Suffolk University (Boston, USA), with the degree of Bachelor of Business Administration, Northeastern University (Boston, USA), with the degree of the Master of Business Administration. Also has international experience in marketing and management. Before taking the position of the Chairman of the Management Board, Mr. Sarsenov had been holding the position of the Managing Director at Nurbank JSC for more than three years, where he managed the Credit cards department, IT department, Marketing department, Staff development center, Advertising and Public Relations. Over the years, led the marketing of the Swiss watch company TAG Heuer (USA), worked his way from manager assistant at marketing to Deputy Director of Sales and Marketing at the Helios LLP, the gas station company (Kazakhstan).


Deputy Chairman

Saken Akhmetov

Mr. Saken Akhmetov has a considerable experience in banking sector as well as in corporate sector. From 1995 to 2002 he has been working for JSC “Halyk Bank” directly dealing with structured finance, SME and corporate sectors. Gained experience allowed him to enter corporate sector on leading positions in 2002. Mr. Akhmetov has joined Nurbank in July 2010 as a Counselor and was appointed as a Deputy Chairman in January 2011. He supervises activity of corporate and SME sector in Nurbank.

Mr. Akhmetov has graduated from Tashkent State Pedagogical University of Foreign Languages named after F. Engels. In 1996–1997 he successfully graduated from the Republican Institute of Retraining Registration with degree in Accounting and Economics.

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Deputy Chairman

Marat Zairov

Worked as head of the credit department “Alem Bank Kazakhstan”, director of the department of examination of loan agreements “Eximbank Kazakhstan” , head of the department, director of the department of JSC " Kazkommertsbank” . Also served as Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of JSC " Bank TuranAlem “, JSC " Temirbank “, JSC " Halyk Bank of Kazakhstan”, the Chairman of the Management Board of JSC “Nurbank " and JSC “BTA Bank” .

Political Economy, jurisprudence, economist

Candidate of Economic Sciences, Postgraduate Institute of Economics
Political Economy, Moscow State University n.a. Lomonosov


Chief financial officer

Rishat Zhakanbayev

Mr. Rishat Zhakanbayev has a great experience in financial sphere. He started his professional career in 1993 as an accountant of Operations Department of the Kazakh Central Joint Stock Company “CentrBank”. In different periods, Mr. Zhakanbayev held positions of Deputy Chief Accountant and Chief Accountant of CJSC “Zhilstroibank”, OJSC “Center Credit Bank”, JSC “Development Bank of Kazakhstan”, JSC “Alliance Bank”. In July 2010 he was invited to Nurbank as Chief Accountant, and in January 2011 Mr. Zhakanbayev was appointed as the CFO of Nurbank.

Mr. Zhakanbayev has graduated from the Kazakh State Economic University with specialization in finance and received a bachelor’s degree in Law of Abai Kazakh National Pedagogical University.


Managing Director

Gulnara Mussatayeva

Ms. Mussatayeva has got a great experience in working in state regulatory bodies and in commercial structures. Her work experience is associated with the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for regulation and supervision of financial market and financial organizations, National Bank of Kazakhstan as well as a large commercial bank in Kazakhstan. In May 2011 Ms. Mussatayeva was invited to Nurbank as a Managing Director.

Ms. Mussatayeva graduated from Karaganda State University with specialization in jurisprudence. In Nurbank Ms. Mussataeyva supervises activity of Legal Department and Collateral Department.

Telegina Irina

Managing Director

Irina Telegina

Ms. Telegina has over 20 years of experience in the financial sector in Kazakhstan. She started her career in early 1990s as a specialist in Lenin’s district social welfare in Karaganda, then as an HR lawyer in Karaganda’s regional financial management. In various years from 1998 to 2013 Irina Telegina has worked at JSC “BTA Bank”, where she has worked her way from an acting head of the legal department to the Head of the legal department. In 2013, she was appointed as a Counselor in “Nurbank”.Currently Irina Telegina is a Managing Director of “Nurbank”, as well as a Board member.