Tara Blake

Tara Blake Director with the Finance Department at OPIC The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) is the U.S. Government’s development finance institution. OPIC works with the private sector to stimulate investment in challenging frontier markets by providing solutions to common problems such as lack of financing, and political and regulatory risk. OPIC tailors its products

Zhanar Dauletbek

Zhanar Dauletbek Head of Business Development, Damu Logisitics Group DAMU Logitics is a leading management company in the field of contract logistics, industrial parks development and distressed assets recovery (turn-around management). Zhanar graduated from the Academy of Civil Aviation, and then the Kazakh Humanitarian Law University. She started her career in the largest logistics holding

Evgeniy Klimov

Evgeniy Klimov Founder and president of the Foundation for the Integration of Ecological Culture (FIEC) Mr. Klimov is a biologist, ecologist and lawyer and is the founder and president of the Foundation for the Integration of Ecological Culture (FIEC). Under his leadership, FIEC has implemented dozens of projects on biosafety, ecotourism and project evaluation. Due

Vladimir Beresnev

Vladimir Beresnev CERT International Senior Auditor CERT International Senior Auditor on ISO 9001, ISO 45001, ISO 14001, ISO 50001; IRCA Lead Auditor on ISO 9001, ISO 45001, ISO 14001; TÜV International Certification Senior Auditor on ISO 9001, OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001; approved tutor of the Commission at the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of

Saidrahmon Nazrizoda

Saidrahmon Nazrizoda Advisor for Scientific, Technical and International Cooperation, Tajik Technical University, Dushanbe, Tajikistan Mr. Nazrizoda was appointed First Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade of the Republic of Tajikistan in March 2015. Previously, Mr. Nazrizoda served as Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade since 2009. In that capacity he was in charge

Olga Silvestrova

Olga Silvestrova Regional Director for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Crown Agents Olga Silvestrova joined Crown Agents’ team in 2007. She has more than 15 years of experience in procurement and supply system and project management. She managed procurement projects funded by the Japanese Government in Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, the Philippines, Sierra Leone and supported

Larissa Kokareva

Larissa Kokareva Regional Manager for Central Asia, Crown Agents Larissa has been heading Crown Agents Regional Office in Central Asia since it was officially open in October 2013 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Before she had worked for 16 years as Manager for Russia in Crown Agents Regional Office in Moscow, where she was responsible for business

Jovan Jekic

Jovan Jekic Senior WTO/Trade Advisor for USAID’s Competitiveness, Trade and Jobs (CTJ) in Central Asia Activity, based in Tashkent, Uzbekistan He is a senior attorney with over 35 years of experience in international commercial law, intellectual property, customs rules and procedures, business regulatory environment, trade and investment policies. For the past 15 years, he has