The Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan (KazISS) is a state forecasting and analytical institution established in accordance with the Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan on June 16, 1993.
According to the World Think Tank Index-Rating 2020 (Global Go To Think Tank Index Report, University of Pennsylvania), KazISS leads the top three think tanks in the Caucasus, Central Asia, and South Asia (out of 58 centers), and is also among the top think tanks in the world in the category “Best Policy and Institutional Response to Covid-19. This nomination included 83 think tanks from around the world, among which KazISS was the only structure from Central Asia.
THE INSTITUTE’S MAIN FUNCTION is analytical, research and expert support of the activities of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the strategic directions of domestic and foreign policy of the state.
Education, specialty (qualification), licenses:
Scientific degree: Institute of Philosophy and Political Science of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2004), candidate of political sciences.
Diplomatic rank: “Counselor I class of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan” (2017).
Language skills: Kazakh, Russian, English, Polish.
State and international awards, prizes, honorary titles: Order “Kurmet” (2017), medal “Eren Yenbegi ushin” (2011), anniversary medal of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan “Kazakhstan Respublikasynyn tauelsizdigine 20 zhyl” (2011), letter of thanks from the President of Kazakhstan (2010) , letter of thanks from the Minister of Foreign Affairs (2008, 2019).