Academic council

ACADEMIC COUNCIL

The Council is aimed to ensure implementation of academic framework of the AIFC’s activities by continuous professional development of personnel of AIFC bodies and participants and candidate reserve pool of AIFC in accordance with best international practices.

The Council is responsible for:

  • promotion of highest international standards of organization of continuous professional development of personnel in the Bureau and AIFC;
  • recommendations on development of academic and training programs of the Bureau;
  • recommendations on selection, admission, retention and exclusion of participants and students in the academic and training programs of the Bureau;
  • recommendations to the Bureau on selection of the AIFC academic and training grants winners;
  • recommendation on pricing policy for academic and training programs of the Bureau;
  • recommendations on the action plan and general work scope of the Bureau;
  • performance of other functions related to the continuous professional development of the Bureau and AIFC in accordance with the legal acts  of the AIFC and this Statute.
Chairman of the Academic Council

Alexander Van de Putte

CEO, Astana International Financial Centre Authority

Nurlan Kussainov

AIFC Court Registrar

Chris Campbell-Holt

Academic council member

Kairat Mazhibayev

Managing Director, Astana International Financial Center Authority

Yernur Rysmagambetov

Chief of the AIFC Bureau for CPD

Nursultan Serikbay