Yernat Berdigulov

Senior Associate

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Around 10 years of experience, including participation in implementation of large investment projects, i.e. construction of first power plants using renewable energy sources in the industrial scale in Kazakhstan; attracting foreign investments; development of long-term development strategy; analysis of financial sustainability of Kazakhstan’s quasi-governmental holding companies.

Before joining Whiteshield Partners, Yernat had worked in “Samruk-Energy” JSC, the largest power energy holding company in Kazakhstan, at various senior positions, including advisor to the CEO on financial and economic issues, director of the strategic development department, director of the project management department. Yernat also worked in the Kazakhstan’s “Sovereign wealth fund “Samruk-Kazyna”JSC, being part of the Project office for implementation of the Management information system in the Fund’s portfolio companies (“NC “KazMunaiGas” JSC, “Samruk-Energy” JSC, “NC “Kazakhstan Engineering” JSC, “Air Astana” JSC).

  • Investment policy
  • Financial modeling and policy impact analysis
  • Fundamental and technical analysis
  • Value chain analysis
  • Strategic planning
  • Management information system
  • Fuel and energy sector
  • Master of business administration, Warwick University, Coventry, United Kingdom,
  • Bachelor of arts, Double major in public policy and international studies (political economy stream), University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
  • CIMA diploma in performance management in Russian (P1 and P2), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, United Kingdom