Abay Sarkulov was appointed as a chairman of the Board of "JSC Entrepreneurship Development Fund «Damu» by the decision of the Board of JSC "National Holding"Baiterek" approved by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Abay Sarkulov has 13 years of experience in the sphere of finance.
He is a graduate of Aktobe State University named after K. Zhubanov with a specialty in Banking Business with highest distinction.
He started his professional career in the banking industry in 2003 as a Currency Operations Manager, from 2006 to 2007 he held a position of Acting Deputy Director of International Alma-Ata Bank JSC branch.
In 2007 he joined Development Bank of Kazakhstan JSC as a Manager of Project Lending Department, in the following years he held positions of Chief Manager, Head of Administration, Deputy Head of Project Division, Head of Project Division and prior to appointment held a position of Managing Director.
Since 19 July 2014 he is a member of the Board of Directors of DBK-Leasing JSC.
Since 15 June 2015 – Managing Director– Board member of Development Bank of Kazakhstan JSC.
Since 15 April 2016 – Deputy Chairman of the Board of JSC «DBK»
In February 2017 he was appointed Chairman of the Board of JSC «Entrepreneurship Development Fund» Damu ".
The mission of JSC Entrepreneurship Development Fund Damu is to promote the qualitative development of SMEs in Kazakhstan through comprehensive support, including a wide range of financial instruments and competencies development programs.