Director, Public Policy Research Center, Republic of Kazakhstan


Day 1 – 13 Nov 2017

SESSION TWO : Regionalisation and Geo-economics: Making Regional Economic Integration Succeed: Challenges & Opportunities | 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm

Day 2 – 14 Nov 2017

PARALLEL WORKING / SESSIONS - WCES Woman Entrepreneurs Roundtable | 9.15 am - 12.00 pm

Dr. Meruert Makhmutova is the director and co-founder of the Public Policy Research Center (PPRC). She conducts an economic analysis for the ADB, UN ESCAP, UNDP, World Bank, OECD, and other donors. She is a co-founder of the Association of Economists of Kazakhstan, and a member of the Expert Council on Economics chaired by the Prime-Minister. In 2011-2016 she was a member of the Expert Council of the Security Council of the Republic of Kazakhstan; in 2008–2012 she was a member of the Council of Economic Advisers under the Government of Kazakhstan, and amember of the National Jury of Ernst & Young "Entrepreneur of the Year" Kazakhstan award. Under her leadership since 2002 PPRC team implemented numerous policy projects for international organizations and for the Government of Kazakhstan. University of Pennsylvania 2015 Global Think Tank Index Report ranked PPRC 27 among top think tanks in region.