The Supervisory Board is an elected collegial body composed of representatives of the academic community, accreditation bodies, and employers.
The Supervisory Board is responsible for determining the Agency's priorities and long-term plans, as well as approving IQAA's development strategies.
Professor Zhaksybek A. Kulekeyev
Chairman of the IQAA Supervisory Board
Professor, Candidate of Economic Sciences, Adviser to the Chairman of the Board of the National company "KazMunayGas", member of the National Research Board by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, member of Economic Expert Board of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, a former Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Education: Kazakh State University, Faculty of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics (1979).
Lecturer, Associate Professor, Head of the Department of the Almaty Institute of National Economy (1979 - 1995);
Deputy Chairman, Chairman of the National statistical Agency of Kazakhstan (1995 - 1999);
Minister of Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan (1999 - 2002);
Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2002 - 2003);
Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2003 - 2004);
Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2005 - 2006);
First Vice-President of JSC "NC "KazMunayGas" (2006 - 2007);
President of JSC "NC "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy" (2007 - 2008);
Advisor to the General Director of JSC "Kazakh Institute of Oil and Gas" (2010 - 2014);
Advisor to the General Director of the Institute of Technology for the Production and Drilling of JSC "NC "KazMunayGas" (2014 - present).
Scientific works, publications: author of more than 10 books and monographs, more than 100 articles.
Members of The IQAA Supervisory Board
Zhumabayeva Aigul Kyzyrovna
Deputy of the Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Deputy Chairman of the National Industrial Chamber of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Education: Ural State University (Sverdlovsk, 1990).
Junior Researcher of the Department of Sociological Research of the Institute of Philosophy and Law of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan, sociologist of the Department of Public Opinion Research of the Office of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan (1990 - 1992);
For a number of years engaged in entrepreneurial activity;
Work in NEPC "Atameken": Expert, Director of the Department for Corporate Social Responsibility, Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Chamber (2008 - 2011);
Director of Public Relations, Adviser to the Chairman of the Akzhol Party (2011 - 2012);
Head of the Staff of the Akzhol Faction in the Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan (since January 2012);
Deputy of the Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan of the seventh convocation (since 14.01.2021) and Deputy Chairman of the National Industrial Chamber of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Kalanova Sholpan Murtazovna
Professor, Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, President of the Independent Agency for Quality Assurance in Education
Education: Kazakh Chemical and Technological Institute (diploma with honors), chemical engineer-technologist. Postgraduate study at the Institute of Organic Catalysis and Electrochemistry of the Kazakh Academy of Sciences.
International internships: Humboldt University (Berlin, 1978-1979), Indiana University in Bloomington (2001), KOICA Agency in South Korea (2002).
Academic degrees and titles: Candidate of Chemical Sciences (1977), Associate Professor, Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences (Moscow State Pedagogical University, 1999). Professor of the Higher Attestation Commission of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2001).
Vice-rector for Educational work: the Kyzylorda Institute of engineers of agricultural production, Zhambyl State University, Taraz State University named after M. H. Dulati (1992 - 2001);
Deputy Director of the Department of state inspection and monitoring, Deputy Director of the Administrative Department of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2001 - 2006);
Director of the National Accreditation Center MOES RK (2006 - 2008);
President of the Independent Kazakhstan Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (2008 - 2009);
Deputy Head of the Centre for Strategic Research and Analysis of the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2009 - 2011);
President of JSC "Information-analytic center" MES RK (2011 - 2013);
President of the Independent Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (2013 - present).
Scientific works, publications: author and co-author of 3 monographs, 4 textbooks and more than 170 scientific and methodological articles.
Awards: awarded the jubilee medal "10 years of the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan", the badge "Ybyray Altynsarin". Excellent student of education of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Honorary Worker of Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
PhD, Quality Manager, University of Tartu (Estonia)
Head of the Division for Higher Education in the Ministry of Education and Research of Estonia (1998 - 2001);
Head of the Office of Academic Affairs at Tallinn University of Technology (2002 - 2009);
Consultant for National Qualification Framework (NQF) in the Consulate of European countries (2008 – 2009);
Expert in Bologna Process in Estonia (2009 - 2013);
A short-term expert in a joint project of Finland and Estonia on Development of Quality Assurance Systems (2012 - 2014);
Director of International Cooperation and Development at Estonian Quality Agency for Higher and Vocational Education (EKKA) (2009 – 2018);
Director of the Board of the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE) (2015 - 2018);
Quality Manager of the University of Tartu (2018 - present).
Research studies, publications: Dr Maiki Udam published more than 15 articles. She is a contributor and a coordinator of research projects and ENQA projects: "Transparency of European Higher Education through Public Quality Assurance Reports (EQArep)", "Internal Quality Assurance Assessing Impact: Using External Reviews and Evaluations in Internal Quality Assurance".
Certificates: She is a holder of professional development certificates issued by international organizations.
Tasmaganbetov Gani Mergalievich
Director of "EL DEVELOPMENT" LLP in Astana, Representative of Employers
Education: Shinshu University, Nagano, Japan (2005); Master`s degree holder of Hitotsubashi University in Tokio, Japan (2007).
Head of the Department for International Collaboration and Cooperation of International Organizations at the Department for International Relations in the Ministry of Economics and Budget Planning of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2007 - 2008);
Consultant at the Committee for Economic Reforms and Regional Development of the Mazhilis Chamber of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2008 - 2009);
Expert, Consultant and Head of the Division at the Center for Strategic Projects and Analysis by the Administration of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2009 - 2012);
Deputy Akim of Aktobe, Head of the State Institution "Bureau of Economics and Budget planning in Aktyubinsk region" (2012 - 2015);
Director of the Regional Chamber of Entrepreneurs of Astana (2015 - 2018);
Director of "EL DEVELOPMENT" LLP of Astana (2018 - present).