Mr. Olzhas Khudaibergenov is the Founder and Senior Partner at the Center for Strategic Initiatives LLP (CSI), a management consulting firm in Kazakhstan focused on helping government and private sector organizations to design long-term development strategies and organizational transformations. CSI is the leading local consulting company and the national partner of the World Economic Forum in Kazakhstan. Mr. Khudaibergenov is a member of the Expert Economic Council under the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, a member of the Intergovernmental Council on Legislation, a member of the Economic Council under the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs, an Executive Director of the Kazakhstan Association of Economists and the Chairman of the Board of the Taiburyl Educational Charity Foundation. Previously, from 2009-2016, he served asDirector of the Center of Macroeconomic Research LLP and in 2014 as anAdvisor to the Governor of the National Bank of Kazakhstan. Mr. Khudaibergenov holds an MA in Economics from Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economy and Strategic Research in Almaty (2003) and a BA in Economics from Yassawi International Kazakh-Turkish University in Turkestan, Kazakhstan (2001).