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Marat Kussainov

Marat Kussainov

Born on January 27, 1965.

Graduated from the Almaty Institute of National Economy with a degree in Industrial Planning and from the National Higher School of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan with a degree in Public Administration. Defended the thesis on the topic “State Aid for the Development of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses under the Conditions of Economic Modernization” at Lomonosov Moscow State University. Got the title of Ph.D. in Economics.  

Began his career in 1988 in the Executive Office of the Kyzylorda City Executive Committee from the position of the department instructor.
From 1997 to 2000 - a consultant of the Macroeconomic Analysis and Information Sector of the Informatisation Department, a consultant of the Consolidated Analytical Department in the Prime Minister's Office of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
From 2000 to 2002 - the Deputy Director, the Director of the Social and Economic Analysis Department of the Strategic Planning Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
From 2002 to 2006 - the Director of the Department of the Ministry of Economy and Budget Planning of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
From 2006 to 2010 - the Vice Minister of the Ministry of Economy and Budget Planning of the Republic of Kazakhstan. 
From 2010 to 2013 - the Vice Minister of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Republic of Kazakhstan. 
From 2013 to 2014 - the Vice Minister of the Ministry of Economy and Budget Planning of the Republic of Kazakhstan. 
From 2014 to 2017 - the First Vice Minister of the Ministry of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan. 
From April 21, 2017 - the Member of the Board – Minister in charge of Competition and Antitrust Regulation of the Eurasian Economic Commission.

By the Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, he was awarded with the orders “Kurmet” (“Honor”) and “Parasat” (“Nobility”), the medal “Yeren enbegi ushin” (“For Distinguished Labour”), the anniversary medals “10 Years of the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan”, “25 Years of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan”, “10 Years of Astana”.