Faruq Hunter

Chief Operations Officer

Faruq Hunter is the Chief Operations Officer of the International IFPA. Mr.Hunter is renowned for establishing an aspiring international network of smart eco-villages, sustainable farms, homesteads and Fab Labs. For more than two decades, he has travelled and worked in over 80 countries, servicing both the public and private sectors with the organizations he founded, Geeks Gone Global and Genius Corps.

Meirambek Issabekov

Head of Administration & Executive Assistant to Director General and CEO

Meirambek Issabekov is the Head of Administration & Executive Assistant to Director General and CEO of the International IFPA. Meirambek holds an MBA with a focus on Accounting and Auditing and has extensive experience in operations and business development in Damu Entrepreneurship Development Fund, Kazakhstan Mortgage Company, Аstana – finance, Development Bank of Kazakhstan, Astana International Financial Centre Bodies in the private sector as well.

Elvira Berdauletova

Head of PR and Communication

Elvira Berdauletova is the Head of PR and Communication of the International IFPA. Elvira holds a master’s degree from Leiden University, the Netherlands. She is a PR specialist with proven experience in managing media relations and marketing projects across multiple governmental and international organisations.

Berik Kaliyev

Head of International Partnerships

Berik Kaliyev is the Head of International Partnerships of the International IFPA. Berik is holder of MBA degree in Economics and Finance, London Metropolitan University alumnus and has broad experience in the administration of airport development, professional participant of the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE), and specialist of the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance.

Gulsum Kenenbayeva

Head of International Memberships

Gulsum Kenenbayeva is the Head of International Memberships of the International IFPA. Gulsum holds an Executive MBA in General and Strategic Management Maastricht School of Management, the Netherlands. She has broad experience in managing projects across multiple sectors such as marketing, liabilities, and financial risk insurance.

Darkhan Issin

Head of Accounts and Finance

Darkhan Issin is the Head of Accounts and Finance of the International IFPA. Darkhan holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Sheffield. He has more than 15 years of work experience in accounting, finance, and taxation in consulting and telecommunication companies, the Big Four accounting firms.

Aiganym Pakhrutdinova

Senior Manager in Marketing

Aiganym Pakhrutdinova holds bachelor’s degree in design from Istituto Marangoni London and bachelor’s degree in economics from Almaty Management University, as well as Post-Graduate Certificate in Marketing and Management from London Business School and Finance. She has diverse skills in graphic and web design as well as in marketing.