Adina Yelekenova has graduated from Nazarbayev University in 2015 as a first cohort with BA in Economics, with the following Master of Finance and Business Economics degree from the University of Manchester funded by Bolashak state program. She has worked as an audit assistant in KPMG prior to joining NUGSB. She has graduated from musical school #10 in Almaty. Adina enjoys playing piano, travelling, reading historical novels and doing all kinds of sports. Her research interests include momentum investments, portfolio management, asset pricing, hedge funds, market microstructure.