H.E. Yerlan Baidaulet

Chairman of IFPA, Acting Director General

H.E. Yerlan Baidaulet is the Director General of IOFS which is OIC specialized institution, in field of food security and agriculture development, founded in 2013 and is the Chair of the International IFPA Board.

H.E. Yerlan Baidaulet has a long- term experience in International Relations and in Islamic Finance worked for 28 years and held various corporate and management positions, including IDB Executive Director, Head of JSC Engineering and Technology Transfer Center, Eurasian Development Bank, Chairman of the Association for Islamic Finance Development, The Experts Council by the Security Council of Kazakhstan, and others.

H.E. Yerlan Baidaulet has won the CIFA Special Prize 2015 (Leadership Role) for the contribution to the development of the Global Islamic Finance industry (awarded in Bahrain by GIFA UK Committee).

H.E. Yerlan Baidaulet holds a Bachelor of History and Political Economy and Ph.D. Degree of Political Economy, MBA in Banking & Finance in KIMEP University and Postgraduate MAPOW program, St. Gallen University, Switzerland.