Removing barriers to energy efficiency in municipal heat and hot water supply

Project Implementation Group

Project Manager

Key qualification — expert on environment protection and rational use of natural resources, Ph.D in geographical sciences, Docent, Member of Astana Public Environmental Council.

Author of more than 60 scientific and methodic publications

Expertise in management of international projects, assessment and capacity building for environment protection and sustainable development, environmental and regional planning for sustainable development.

Since 2009 in UNDP\GEF Project on EE in municipal heat supply.

Work experience:  Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, chair of  environmental geology and environment monitoring; international environmental projects of UNDP, UNEP, TACIS on global environmental conventions, protection and sustainable use pf biodiversity components, sustainable development.

Had thesis viva voce on climate change problems (1997)


Key qualification: traditional energy, energy renewables, energy efficiency for industry and consumption (studied in Saratov Politechnical Institute, Russia). Ph.D in technical sciences.

Author of more then 50 articles and studies on issues of coal energy, energy efficiency, environment, alternative energy renewables. Participated in many international and regional conferences on energy efficiency and energy renewables.

Since 2010  in UNDP\GEF Project on EE in municipal heat supply as  national project advisor.

Work experience: Saratov Politechnical Institute, since 1999 in UNDP Kazakhstan as coordinator of energy projects, as manager of project on development of wind energy market

Expert on social issues

Key qualification: expert on environment protection and rational nature use, Ph.D in chemical sciences.

Author of more than 100 scientific and methodic publications.

Expertise in project management, evaluation of environmental impact from enterprises. 2003-2006 worked as Director of Kazakhstan-Norwagian Program on capacity building in energy efficiency and clean production in Kazakhstan.

Since 2007 in the UNDP\GEF Project on EE in municipal heat supply.

Work experience: manager of athmospheric air protection department in «Kazmekhanobr», participated in development of scientici, legal and technical documents for environment protection, as lector in Kazakh National University, Director of Masters Education at Chair for methodic of scientific nature use,  British Gas in AIES,

Procurement Specialist

Key qualification: international economy, accounting and financial management, procurement.

Since 2004 in UNDP Kazakhstan, since 2007 — in the UNDP\GEF Project on EE in municipal heat supply.


Key qualification: publishing, PR-issues, journalistic.

Since 2009 in the UNDP\GEF Project on in EE municipal heat supply.

Work experience: 2007-2009 worked as media monitoring specialist of PR Department in ENRC Kazakhstan, worked as journalist in Almaty regional newspapers. Published in the following mass media: Oasis online-magazine, Ya pokupatel & sobstvennik newspaper, Sport.KZ, Mir Kachestva