About the Chamber

Overview

  • The first British Chamber in Central Asia, British Chamber of Commerce in Kazakhstan is a dynamic and independent business network offering customized B2B services and networking opportunities for British business community in Kazakhstan.
  • The objective of the Chamber is to facilitate growth opportunities for UK business selling goods & services into Kazakhstan and increase the value of business generated by British companies.
  • The Chamber is located in the capital of Kazakhstan, Astana with its affiliates in Almaty and Atyrau.
  • British Chamber of Commerce in Kazakhstan was launched on 14 September 2015 with the support of high-profile British and Kazakh businesses: Air Astana, KPMG, Rio Tinto, Shell, Tsesna Bank and Wood Group.
  • The Chamber has over 50 members representing British business community in Kazakhstan and aims to increase the number of members in the course of the further development.

Committee Members

Business Leaders from British companies in Kazakhstan represents the Committee which is responsible for overseeing the function of the management office as well as provision of overall strategic direction.

Ashley Clarke
Chairman
Chief Operating Officer and Head of Audit
KPMG IN KAZAKHSTAN AND CENTRAL ASIA

Gary Hodgkinson
Member of the Committee
General Manager of Exploration
RIO TINTO MINING & EXPLORATION INC.

Peter Foster OBE
Member of the Committee
President & CEO
AIR ASTANA

Dauren Zhaksybek
Member of the Committee
Chairman of the Management Board
TSESNABANK JSC.

Quintin Goldie
Secretary
Bolashak Atyrau LLP

Mike Teeling
Vice Chairman
General Director
PSNKAZSTROY JSC

Almas Kudaibergen
Treasurer
Fircroft Engineering Services Kazakhstan Limited LLP



Honourary Appointments

Professor Charles Hendry
Honourary President

Dr. Carolyn Browne
Honourary Member

Benjamin Paine
Legal Counsel

Our Team

Raihan Ismailova
CHIef executive

Madina Iskazina
Executive and Member Services Assistant

Founding Members

Air Astana JSC KPMG Tax and Advisory LLC Rio Tinto Mining and Exploration Limited Shell Kazakhstan Development B.V. Tsesnabank JSC Wood Group PSN Kazakhstan