Marina Kuznechevskaya is an Area Manager (Kazakhstan) at FlyDubai airline since 2014.
She is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistic and Transport
Board Member of Advisory Board of IATA Cargo panel ICAP and APJC for Kazakhstan. Marina Kuznechevskaya has 17 years of experience in industrial and automotive logistic and Avia industry.
Mr Huseyin Vice President of Turkish Cargo provides leadership to employees across 25 countries, 35 stations in Asia Pacific since 2011 using knowledge gained through 20 years in sales, business development and intermodal transportation fields of the logistics and airlines industry. He has located in Hong Kong for more than 10 years and was previously General Manager of Turkish Airlines for both passenger and cargo in HKG, Taiwan and Philippines.
Alem Abubakirova joined U.S. Consulate Almaty as a SABIT program coordinator for Central Asia in June 2018. Prior to this she worked as a Sustainable Development Manager at gold-mining company JSC “Kazakhaltyn” from 2016-2017. Before that, as an Investment and Export Development Specialist at the National export and investment promotion agency “KaznexInvest”. She is a recipient of “Bolashak” Presidential Scholarship and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy and Management, York University, Canada.
Timur Ospanov is a Strategic Development Adviser to the President of Almaty Intl Airport (‘AlmaPort’), where he facilitates three strategic initiatives that will bring about a dramatic shift in the logistics landscape of the region:
• ‘Rail-2-Air’ inter-continental transit project – moving cargo from China to Europe, Africa and the Americas via AlmaPort, in collaboration with Turkish Cargo
• Creation of a regional air freighter network in Central Asia, including Siberia, Afghanistan, Pakistan – aimed at boosting trade & exports in Central Asia
• Establishment of the Almaty Airport Free Zone – to promote Almaty as a regional air cargo hub and foster economic development of Kazakhstan and Central Asia
Prior to joining AlmaPort, Timur held various positions in contract logistics and investment banking companies (Russia, Singapore). Timur holds MBA degree from Yokohama National University (Japan).
Timur can be contacted on his mobile phone at +7 701 111 0397 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Ruslan Gabbasov began his career at the national company called Euro-Asia Air JSC. In 2011-2015, he held senior positions in the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies’ units. Later he served as the head of a passenger terminal of the largest airport in the Republic of Kazakhstan located in Almaty.
His main task is development of commercial potential of the airport, increase in cargo turnover and passenger traffic, control over and improvement of services provided to passengers and customers of the airport, as well as liaising with government officials. He also communicates with leading organizations in the transport and logistics sector, airlines, and postal operators.
Mr. Gabbasov graduated from the Bauman MSTU (Moscow) where he studied Aircraft Aerodynamic Flow Control and Enterprise Cash Flow Management programs. He also holds a Master’s degree in MEDEA from the ENI Corporate University (Milan). He speaks several languages.
Kateryna Schroeder is an agricultural economist at the World Bank Food and Agriculture Global Practice. Her main area of expertise lies in the area of agricultural and trade policy, and food security in the Europe and Central Asia region. In her work she is also exploring how digital technologies address market failures along the global agri-food value chains, and the role of public policy in facilitating this process.
Prior to joining the World Bank, Kateryna worked as a researcher at the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute, and a frequent consultant with the UN FAO on the issues related to trade policy, food security and nutrition. She holds a PhD in Agricultural and Applied Economist from the University of Missouri.