The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is marking 30 years of engagement in Central Asia on the 8th of July in its London headquarters.
Join us in person to hear from the Deputy Prime Ministers of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan discussing business opportunities in each country.
The event will also feature EBRD President Odile Renaud-Basso, EBRD Managing Director, Central Asia, Zsuzsanna Hargitai.
There will also be a panel discussion on transition to sustainable mining in the region featuring:
Dimitrios Koufos, EBRD Head of the Sustainable Business and Industry in the Climate Strategy and Delivery
Jane Joughin – Corporate Consultant (Sustainability), SRK Consulting;
Daniyar Amangeldiev - Minister of Economy and Commerce of the Kyrgyz Republic;
Lubov Egorova - Director, Mineral Resources, JSC Navoi Mining and Metallurgical Company
Michael Fraser – CEO, Chaarat Gold
Jamshed Karimzoda - Deputy Minister of Finance, Tajikistan
Laziz Kudratov - Deputy Minister of Investments and Foreign Trade
Uzbekistan;Assel Rakhimova - Chief Project Management Director, JSC Tau-Ken Samruk;
David Skeels - Board Director, The British-Kazakh Society
Louise Wrathall - Executive Director of Corporate Development, Central Asia Metals
Meirzhan Yussupov - Chairman of the Management Board. KAZAKH INVEST.
The event will provide a chance to network with business guests and to meet with EBRD senior officials and the heads of countries’ delegations.
8:45 – 9:30 Registration & welcome coffee
9:30 – 11:00 Business panel: Transition to sustainable mining in Central Asia: supporting Growth and Investments.
11:30 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 13:00 Plenary Session: common economic challenges and business opportunities for Central Asia in a changing world
13:00 – 14:30 Business networking lunch. Opportunity to make contact with EBRD senior officials and the heads of countries' delegations
(NB: meetings with heads of countries’ delegations to be requested in advance).