Management Board – Eurasian Development Bank

  • Nikolai Podguzov

    Chairman of the Management Board

    Nikolai Podguzov, Chairman of the Management Board of the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB). General Director of Russian Post (2017–2020), Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation (2013–2017).

    A Russian public official and executive, Mr Podguzov served on the boards of directors of Russian Railways, Rosseti, the Deposit Insurance Agency, and RusHydro, as well as the supervisory boards of VTB, Post Bank, the Agency for Housing Mortgage Lending, and the Digital Economy not-for-profit organisation.

    At present he is a member of the Board of Directors of Russian Post and head of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs’ Sub-Commission on Payment and Settlement Systems and Technologies.


  • Sergey Vasiliev

    Vice Chairman of the Management Board

    Sergey Vasiliev holds a degree in economic cybernetics from the Leningrad Institute of Finance and Economics. Professor, Doctor of Economics. 

    From 1991 to 1994 – Head of the Working Centre for Economic Reforms under the Government of the Russian Federation 

    From 1994 to 1997 – Deputy Minister of Economy of the Russian Federation 

    From 1997 to 1998 – First Deputy Head of the Central Office of the Government of the Russian Federation 

    From 1998 to 1999 – Chairman of the Management Board of the International Investment Bank 

    From 1999 to 2001 – President of the Leontief International Centre for Social and Economic Research 

    From 2001 to 2007 – Member of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation; Chairman of the Committee for Financial Markets and Monetary Circulation; representative of the Federation Council on the National Banking Council

    From 2007 to 2019 – Vice Chairman of VEB.RF 

    Sergey Vasiliev was appointed as Vice Chairman of the Management Board of the EDB on 14 July 2020. 


  • Leonid Grachkov

    Vice Chairman of the Management Board

    Leonid Grachkov holds degrees in ship armament from the Lenin Komsomol Higher Naval School for Submarine Navigation, finance and credit from the St. Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance, and law from the Civil Aviation Academy.

    From 1988 to 1993 – Military service as an officer at the Ministry of Defence

    From 1993 to 2003 – Service at tax police

    From 2003 to 2007 – Head of the Novgorod Region Department of the Federal Drug Control Service of the Russian Federation (Police Major General)

    From 2007 to 2010 – Head of Kaliningrad Operational Customs

    From 2010 to 2012 – First Deputy Head of the Regional Operational Search Department of the Federal Customs Service

    From 2012 to 2017 – Head of the Regional Customs Department for the Radio-electronic Security of the Customs Infrastructure (Lieutenant General of the Customs Service)

    From 2017 to 2018 – Deputy Head of the Central Customs Department; Head of Operational Customs

    From 2018 to April 2020 – Member of the Management Board, Deputy CEO for Corporate Security, Russian Post

    From August 2020 to January 2021 – Senior Managing Director of the EDB

    Leonid Grachkov was appointed as Vice Chairman of the Management Board of the EDB on 1 February 2021. 

  • Ruslan Dalenov

    Vice Chairman of the Management Board

    Ruslan Dalenov holds a degree in economics from Marmara University (Istanbul) and a master’s degree from the Financial Academy.

    From 1999 to 2002 – Staff member, Head of the Oil, Gas and Energy Department, Head of the Revenue Analysis and Forecasting Department, Ministry of State Revenue of the Republic of Kazakhstan

    From 2002 to 2003 – Acting Head of the Current Revenue Office, Revenue, Convention and Contract Department, Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan

    2003 – Head of the Analysis and Current Revenue Forecasting Department, Tax Committee of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan

    From 2003 to 2005 – Director of the Revenue Analysis Department, Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan

    From 2005 to 2008 – Director of a private company; Head of the Economic Group, Investment Profitability Research Agency

    From 2008 to 2017 – Vice Minister of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan

    From 2017 to 2019 – First Vice-Minister of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan
    From 2019 to 2021 – Minister of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan

    Ruslan Dalenov was appointed as Vice Chairman of the Management Board on 8 February 2021. 

  • Denis Ilin

    Vice Chairman of the Management Board

    Denis Ilin holds degrees in applied mathematics and English philology from Lomonosov Moscow State University and an MBA degree from the London Business School.

    From 1996 to 2006 – Deputy General Director–Managing Director, Operations Director, Volga-Dnepr Airlines

    From 2006 to 2008 – Senior Vice President for Strategy and Commerce, General Director, AirBridgeCargo Airlines

    From 2008 to 2013 — Managing Director of the Aviation Directorate, Basic Element Company

    From 2013 to 2016 – Executive President of AirBridgeCargo Airlines and Member of the Board of Directors of the Volga-Dnepr Group

    From 2018 to September 2020 – Member of the Management Board, Deputy CEO for International Business, Russian Post

    From September 2020 to February 2021 – Senior Managing Director of the EDB.

    Denis Ilin was appointed as Vice Chairman of the Management Board of the EDB on 1 February 2021.

  • Daniyar Imangaliyev

    Vice Chairman of the Management Board

    Daniyar Imangaliyev holds a degree in finance and credit from Abai Almaty State University and an MBA degree from the Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics and Strategic Research. 

    From 2006 to 2007 – Specialist at the Division of Conversion Transactions, Dealing Department, ATF Bank Treasury

    From 2007 to 2008 – Dealer in the Brokerage Services Sector, Securities and Money Market Transactions Division, Treasury Department; Dealer, Treasury Department, Kazkommertsbank

    From August 2008 to January 2021 – Chief Specialist, Financial Market Transactions Division, Treasury; Deputy Head of Financial Market Transactions Divisions, Treasury; Head of Money Market Division, Treasury; Director of Treasury at the EDB

    Daniyar Imangaliyev was appointed as Vice Chairman of the Management Board of the EDB on 1 February 2021.

  • Amangeldy Issenov

    Vice Chairman of the Management Board

    Amangeldy Issenov graduated from the Karaganda Metallurgical Institute, majoring in the economics and management of iron and steel works. He also holds an MBA degree from Almaty Management University.

    From 2000 to 2002 – Chief Specialist at the Lending Division, Public Borrowing Department, Ministry of Finance of Kazakhstan

    From 2002 to 2003 – Chief Manager and Treasurer, Small Business Development Fund

    From 2004 to 2005 – Financial Director, Agromashholding

    From 2005 to 2006 – Vice President for Finance, Kyzmet Servis A

    From 2006 to 2008 – Deputy Director for Economics and Finance, Adalstroyservis NS

    2008 – Head of the Financial Department, Agroimpex

    From 2008 to 2017 – Head of the Budget Lending Department, Ministry of Finance of Kazakhstan

    Since July 2017 – Managing Director (Block 1, Business Development), Eurasian Development Bank

    Amangeldy Issenov became a member of the Management Board of the EDB on 19 February 2018 and was appointed as Vice Chairman of the Management Board in June 2018.

  • Iaroslav Mandron

    Vice Chairman of the Management Board

    Iaroslav Mandron holds degrees in public and municipal administration and law from the State University of Management.

    From 2005 to 2007 – Specialist, Federal Agency for Federal Property Management

    From 2007 to 2017 – Specialist at the Department for the State Regulation of Tariffs, Infrastructure Reforms and Energy Efficiency; Director of the Department for the State Regulation of Tariffs, Infrastructure Reforms and Energy Efficiency of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation

    From 2017 to 2020 – Deputy CEO for Strategy and Government Regulation and Deputy CEO for Postal Business and Social Services at Russian Post. From October 2019 – Member of the Management Board of Russian Post

    From September 2020 to January 2021 – Senior Managing Director of the EDB

    Iaroslav Mandron was appointed as Vice Chairman of the Management Board of the EDB on 1 February 2021. 

  • Berik Mukhambetzhanov

    Vice Chairman of the Management Board

    Berik Mukhambetzhanov graduated from the Kazakh State Academy of Management.

    From 1993 to 1997 – National Bank of Kazakhstan

    From 1997 to 1998 – BTA Bank (formerly Bank TuranAlem)

    From 1998 to March 2006 – Deputy Financial Controller and since 2003 Financial Controller and Member of the Management Board of HSBC Bank Kazakhstan

    2006 – Director of the Audit Department, Samruk Holding

    From 2007 to 2010– Head of the Planning and Reporting Department; and from 2010 to January 2021 – Managing Director (Finance), EDB

    Berik Mukhambetzhanov became a member of the Management Board of the EDB in December 2010 and was appointed as Vice Chairman of the Management Board on 1 February 2021. 


  • Tigran Sargsyan

    Vice Chairman of the Management Board

    Tigran Sargsyan graduated from Yerevan Technical School No. 14 in 1978 and went on to study at the Institute of National Economy in Yerevan. In 1980, he transferred to the Voznesensky Financial and Economic Institute in Leningrad, graduating with a diploma cum laude in 1983. He completed his postgraduate degree at the same institute in 1987 and was awarded the degree of Candidate of Economic Sciences with a thesis entitled Planning for Regional Socio-economic Development: The Case of Armenia.

    From 1987 to 1990 – Senior Researcher and then Head of the International Economic Relations Group, Institute for Economic and Planning Research

    From 1990 to 1995 – Member of the Supreme Council of Armenia, Chairman of the Standing Committee for Financial, Credit and Budgetary Issues at the Supreme Council of Armenia, and Member of the Presidium of the Supreme Council

    From 1995 to 1998 – President of Armenia’s Association of Banks

    From 1998 to 2008 – Chairman of the Central Bank of Armenia

    From 2008 to 2014 – Prime Minister of Armenia

    From 2014 to 2016 – Armenia’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United States

    From 2016 to 2020 – Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission

    Tigran Sargsyan was appointed as Vice Chairman of the Management Board of the EDB on 2 March 2020.

    Tigran Sargsyan was awarded the first-class Medal for Services to the Fatherland by a decree of the President of Armenia. The Government of the Russian Federation awarded him the first-class Stolypin Medal. He was also awarded the Medal of Anania Shirakatsi. In October 2019, President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev awarded him the Order of Friendship. President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin awarded Tigran Sargsyan the Order of Friendship in December 2019 and the President of the Kyrgyz Republic awarded him the Dank Medal. Tigran Sargsyan holds honorary doctorates from the Armenian State University of Economics, St. Petersburg State University of Economics, and Gumilyov Eurasian National University (Kazakhstan), and an honorary professorship from the Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University.


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