UMP JSC Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the Company’s management body which performs general management of the Company’s operations. The resolutions of the Board of Directors are made under procedure stated in the Company’s Statute, the Company’s Code of Corporate Governance and Statement on the Board of Directors.

In the Company, there is Statement on the Board of Directors in effect which was approved by the Resolution of the Sole Shareholder. The Board of Directors ensures not only effective Company management but also control system functioning, and respect and protection of rights and legal interests of the Sole Shareholder.  

Activities of the Board of Directors are based on the principles stipulated by the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan and business ethics standards.

Requirements to potential members of the Board of Directors
 

Potential members of the Board of Directors should have adequate work experience, knowledge, expertise and good achievements in business and (or) industry-specific area necessary to perform their duties and arrange effective work of the Board of the Directors for benefit of the Sole Shareholder and the Company; also, they should meet the requirements stipulated in the Company’s internal documents.

Requirements to the Company’s independent directors

According to the Company’s internal documents, a potential independent director of the Company should meet the criteria as follows:  
1) he/she is not, and has not been within three years prior to his/her election to the Board of Directors, an affiliated person of the Company (except for his/her holding the position of the Company’s independent director);
2) he/she is not, and has not been within three years prior to his/her election to the Board of Directors, an employee of the Company or its affiliated persons;
3) he/she is not, and has not been within three years prior to his/her election  to the Board of Directors, in immediate relationship (parent, brother, sister, son, daughter), marriage or in-law relationship (spouse’s brother, sister, parent, son or daughter) with the Company employee;
4) he/she is not an affiliated person in relation to the Company’s affiliated persons;
5) he/she is not, and has not been within three years prior to his/her election to the Board of Directors, in subordination relationship with officials of the Company or organizations which are affiliated persons of the Company;
6) he/she is not, and has not been within three years prior to his/her election to the Board of Directors, an affiliated person of a large customer or supplier of the Company or its affiliated persons;
7) he/she is not an affiliated person of non-profit organization that is significantly funded by the Company or its affiliated persons;
8) he/she does not provide the Company or its affiliated persons with any paid services, including consulting ones;
9) he/she is not an official of the legal entity where the Company’s employee holds the position of a member of the Board of Directors;
10) he/she is not a state official;
11) he/she is not, and has not been within three years prior to his/her election to the Board of Directors, the Company’s auditor;
12) he/she does not participate, and has not participated within three years prior to his/her election to the Board of Directors, in the Company’s audit as an auditor working as a part of an audit organization;
13) he/she is not, and has not been within three years prior to his/her election to the Board of Directors, an affiliated person of the Company’s auditor or its affiliated persons. 

Members

   
Шарипов Мажит Бейсембаевич

Mr. Mazhit Sharipov
Chairman of the Board of Directors

He was born in 1964. In 1988, he graduated from Obninsk Nuclear Energy Institute with major in Nuclear Power Plants and Facilities.
From 1988 to 1992 - Engineer of the VVR-K Operation Service, Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Academy of Sciences of the Kazakh SSR;
From 1992 to 2000 - Chief Specialist of Nuclear Materials Nonproliferation Control Department, Atomic Energy Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
From 2000 to 2008 - Head of Inspection and Analysis Department, Atomic Energy Committee of the Ministry of Energy, Industry and Trade of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
March through December 2008 - Head of Analysis and Supervision Department, Atomic Energy Committee of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
From 2008 to 2012 - Director of Nuclear Energy and Nuclear Industry Department, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
From 2012 to 2013 - Director of Atomic Energy and Industry Department, Atomic Energy Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
From 2013 to 2014 - Chairman of the Atomic Energy Committee, Ministry of Industry and New Technologies of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
From 2015 to 2017 - Director of Nuclear Fuel Cycle Projects Department, NAC “Kazatomprom” JSC;
From 2017 to 2020 - Managing Director of NFC and Nuclear Energy Division, NAC “Kazatomprom” JSC;
Since March, 2020 – NFC Managing Director, NAC “Kazatomprom” JSC.
From January 2021 – Chief Manager – Nuclear Fuel Center, NAC Kazatomprom JSC
From September 2021 – Chairman of the Executive Board, NAC Kazatomrpom JSC, Chairman of the Board of Directors, elected as a member of existing Board of Directors – 04.12.2020.
Citizenship – the Republic of Kazakhstan.
   
Батырбаев Аскар Алинович

Askar A. Batyrbaev
Member of the Board of Directors

Born in the year of 1983. In 2005 he graduated from Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Faculty of Physics, special section with advanced English learning, Department of Solid-State Physics. From 2005 through 2007 - pursued graduate studies at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Faculty of Physics, special section with advanced English learning, got master’s degree in Physics.
Professional Background:
2008-2015 – Chief, Marketing, Sales and Export Control Department, APPAK LLP.
2015-2017 – Chief, Marketing and Logistics Department, JV Inkai LLP.
2017-2019 – Chief, Logistics Department, Sales Support Department, NAC Kazatomprom JSC.
From February through May 2019 – Deputy Director, Sales Support Department, NAC Kazatomprom JSC.
2019-2020 – Managing Director for Marketing and Sales, NAC Kazatomprom JSC.
Since 2021 – Chief Director for Marketing, Chief Commercial Director, NAC Kazatomprom JSC, the date of election into the current Board of Directors is June 26, 2019.
Nationality – the Republic of Kazakhstan.
   
Ақан Айдын Мұхитұлы

Akan Aidyn Mukhituly
Member of the Board of Directors


He was born in 1986. In 2008, he graduated from Al-Farabi Kazakh National University with a degree in Applied Mathematics. In 2011, he completed master degree program at King’s College London with a degree in Mathematics of Finance.
2011-2012 – S&P Global Platts Analyst (London, Great Britain);
2012-2013 – KazMunaiGas Exploration Production JSC, Investor Relations Department, Senior Analyst;
2013-2018 – KazMunaiGas Exploration Production JSC, Senior Analyst, Deputy Treasury and Corporate Financing Department Director;
2018-2019 – NC KazMunaiGas JSC, Deputy Financial Controlling Department Director;
2019-2020 – Head of Treasury Department of NAC Kazatomprom JSC;
Since March 2020 - Director of Treasury Department, NAC Kazatomprom JSC, the date of election to the current Board of Directors is August 26, 2019.
Citizenship – the Republic of Kazakhstan.

   
Бежецкий Сергей Владимирович

Sergey Vladimirovich Bezhetskiy
Member of the Board of Directors


He was born in 1969. In 1994, he graduated from Tomsk Polytechnic Institute with specialization in Nuclear and Chemical Technology. In 2009, he graduated from Moscow State University – Higher School of Economics with specialization in General Strategic Management, МВА.
Since 1994, he has been working at Ulba Metallurgical Plant JSC;
From 1994 through 2004 - Operator of the 6th category, Shop “V”, Shift Foreman in Shop “V”, Process Engineer – Powder Production – Shop “V”, Uranium Production Division, Deputy Shop Chief – Process Engineer of Shop “V”, Uranium Production Division;
From 2004 through 2008 -  Deputy Director – Uranium Production Division;
From 2008 through 2018 – Director – Uranium Production Division;
From 2018 through 2020 - First Deputy Executive Board Chairman – Chief Engineer, UMP JSC;
Since September 2020 – Executive Board Chairman, UMP JSC, the date of election to the current Board of Directors is October 1, 2020.
Citizenship – the Republic of Kazakhstan.

   
Оразалиев Даулет Жумабаевич

Daulet Zhumabayevich Orazaliev
Independent Director

He was born in 1976. In 1997, he graduated from International Kazakh-Turkish University with a degree in International Economic Relations. In 1999, he graduated from KIMEP, master degree in Economics. In 2017, London Business School, Executive MBA.
1999 - 2002-Chief Specialist of International Consulting Company ARTHUR ANDERSEN;
2002 - 2003-Chief Specialist of International Consulting Company ERNST & YOUNG;
2003 - 2004- Audit Manager of International Consulting Company DELOITTE & TOUCHE;
2004 - 2006-First Deputy General Director, Deputy General Director for Economics, ELITSTROY LLP;
2006 - 2008-General Director, DEVELOPMENT SOLUTIONS LLP;
2006 - 2010-General Director of BELGRAVIA LLP;
2010 - 2012-Deputy General Director- Director for Economics and Finance, BETPAK DALA JV LLP;
2012 - 2015-Deputy General Director- Director for Economics and Finance, JV INKAI LLP;
2015 - 2017-Managing Director/Financial Director, KAMECO Kazakhstan LLP;
Since October 2017-Director – Finance and Corporate Management, Akaria hamni for Project Management.
The date of election to the current Board of Directors is April 24, 2020.
Citizenship – the Republic of Kazakhstan.
   
Аманжолов Алмаз Канатбекович

Amanzholov Almaz Kanatbekovich, FCCA 
Independent Director


Born in 1983. In 2002, he graduated from the Kazakh-Turkish Accounting and Economics College with a degree in Marketing. In 2006, he graduated from Al-Farabi Kazakh National University with a degree in Management. In 2017, graduated from London Business School, Sloan Masters in Leadership and Strategy program. Since 2013 is a member of the International Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
From 2006 to 2010 – from Assistant Auditor to Senior Auditor at Deloitte;
2011-Financial Manager of Management Solutions LLP»;
From 2011 to 2014 – Chief Financial Controller of Altyntau Kokshetau JSC, Project Manager of Kazzinc LLP, Director of the Strategic Development and M&A Department of Altyntau Resources JSC»;
From 2014 to 2017 – Deputy General Director for Finance of Odyssey Investments Group LLP»;
From 2017 to 2018 – General Director of Odyssey Investments Group LLP»;
2019 – Marketing Director of the Astana International Financial Center";
2020 – Director of Deal Attraction at AIFC Business Connect Ltd. (a subsidiary of the Administration of the Astana International Financial Center");
From 2020 till now – Head of the Division for attracting and structuring transactions of AIFC Business Connect Ltd. (a subsidiary of the Administration of the Astana International Financial Center");
Тhe date of election to the current Board of Directors is February 18, 2021.

Citizenship – the Republic of Kazakhstan.
   
Казмукашев Арманжан Аскарович

Armanzhan A. Kazmukashev
Independent Director

Born in 1981. In 2004, he graduated from the Kazakh State Law Academy (KAZGUA), Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan, with a degree in International Law. In 2007, he graduated from the Atyrau University of Oil and Gas, Atyrau, Republic of Kazakhstan, with a degree in Engineering Mechanics, Pipelines. In 2020, he graduated from Kingston University, London, United Kingdom, with a degree in Engineering Project and Systems Management.
1999 - Assistant Head of the Construction Section of the Construction Department of Kazakhoil-Emba;
From 2003 to 2005 - Administrator of the Department of Marine Construction, Ajip KCO, Atyrau (Republic of Kazakhstan);
From 2005 to 2007 - Junior LPES Adviser on Ground Construction, Agip KCO, P. Bautino (Republic of Kazakhstan);
From 2007 to 2009 - Senior Permits Specialist, Agip KCO, European Permits, Regulation and Compliance Department, Milan (Italy), London (United Kingdom);
From 2007 to 2010 - Senior Permit Specialist, Agip KCO, European Department of Permits, Regulation and Compliance, Milan (Italy);
From 2010 to 2011 - Senior Advisor on Permits for Agip KCO, Full Commercial Operation-Onshore Phase 2, London (United Kingdom);
From 2011 to 2012 - Coordinator of Project Permits and Approvals (Design) Kaspiy Meruerty Operating Company B. V. (SMOS-SI Em Ou Si), Aktau (Republic of Kazakhstan);
From 2013 to 2015 – FEP TSO Coordinator for Regulatory Support of Tengizchevroil LLP (Chevron), Farnborough (United Kingdom);
From 2015 to 2017 - FEP TSO Head of the Production Group for Regulatory Support of Tengizchevroil LLP (Chevron), United Kingdom, Korea, Italy, Republic of Kazakhstan;
From 2017 to 2019 - FEP TSO Consultant on Regulatory Support of Tengizchevroil LLP (Chevron), Farnborough (United Kingdom);
From 2019 to 2020 - Advisor on Regulatory and Legal Support for ExxonMobil international-Rovuma LNG., London (United Kingdom);
From 2020 to 2021 - Senior Consultant on Regulatory Support-Europe, Africa "Clement Energy Partners LNG.", London (United Kingdom).
Тhe date of election to the current Board of Directors is May 20, 2021.
Citizenship – the Republic of Kazakhstan.