Investment team

Kairat Mazhibayev
Executive Chairman
  • 19 years of investment experience. Played key roles in more than 20 successful investments with average project IRR of 35%.
  • Member of the Council of Entrepreneurs under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Member of the Board of Directors of several recognized financial institutions of Kazakhstan, including Kazakhstan Growth Fund (KGF).
  • Entrepreneur of the year of Kazakhstan by Ernst & Young.
  • In 2010 RG Brands has been awarded with the highest quality assessment reward of the Republic of Kazakhstan ("Altyn Sapa" award).
Timothy Russell
Chief Investment Officer
  • More than 20 years of experience in financial, services 10 years of which in Private Equity.
  • Has an outstanding experience in origination, execution and monitoring of a number of deals in SME, resources, agribusiness and real estate industries.
  • Has an experience establishing investment practices and procedures for Private Equity Funds and Fund of Funds. Capital raising and deal sourcing experience.
  Investment Directors
Erken Koshkinbayev
  • 19 years of investment experience in FMCG, textiles, consumer related financial services, retail, consumer infrastructure and business real estate.
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Innova Investment, RG Brands, Resmi Investment House.
Nurlan Batyrgozhin

  • 15 years of management experience in the field of consumer related financial services (insurance companies and pension funds). Made value adding contribution to corporate governance development.
  • Member of the Board of Directors of RESMI Group of Companies, Respublica Pension Fund and RESMI Investment House.
  • Investment Analysis & Deal Structuring.
Dinara Kembayeva
Sr. Investment Analyst

  • More than 4 years of experience in private and public equity. Participated in various investment projects, including equity attraction from institutional investors and exits.
  • Areas of specialization: consumer related financial services, telecommunications and asset management.
Diana Zhaparova
Sr. Investment Analyst

  • Has over 3 years of experience in private and public equity. Participated in equity attraction from institutional investors.
  • Overseas FMCG, real estate and consumer related sectors.