Meeting on discussion of the "Samruk-Kazyna's" transformation program

2015-02-16 09:48:43

Meeting on discussion of the

The NU and NUGSB leadership met the top-management of “Samruk-Kazyna” to discuss their transformation program

Yesterday in Astana, the President of Nazarbayev University, Shigeo Katsu, the Dean of the Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business (NUGSB), Ramon O’Callaghan, and business school professors met with the leadership of JSC “Samruk-Kazyna”. The agenda was the discussion of “Samruk-Kazyna’s” transformation program.

The advisor to the CEO of JSC “Samruk-Kazyna”, Larisa Zyamzina, presented the company’s transformation program to the audience. The professors of the NUGSB having qualifications in management and strategy and experience in teaching these disciplines in the world’s leading educational institutions, together with the Duke University’s (USA) colleagues gave feedback regarding the transformation program prepared by the Fund. The professor of finance at The Fuqua School of Business (USA), David Robinson, participated in the discussion via video conference.

The discussion of the transformation program lasted several hours. The NUGSB professors prepared their own vision, based on international best practices of investment approaches in sovereign wealth and private equity funds. Work on the project is not finished yet and will be continued in view of the current debate.