About the CEC of RK

Chairman of the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Kazakhstan

 

Berik Mazhituly IMASHEV

 

Chairman of the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Kazakhstan

 

Born on 7 June 1960 in Almaty city.

In 1982 graduated from Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov by specialty lawyer.

Candidate of Legal Sciences.

 

Professional experience:

1982-1992 - intern, investigator of Frunze district prosecutor office, prosecutor for execution of law on the transport, investigator for particularly important cases under the Prosecutor of Kazakh SSR, prosecutor of Moscow district of Almaty city;

1992-1993 - head of organizational and analytical department of the General Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

1993-1994 – first deputy Prosecutor of Almaty city;

1994-1995 – Deputy Chairman of the Board of JSC “Kazkommertsbank”;

10.1995-09.1996 - Director of the Agency for Reorganization of Enterprises - Deputy Chairman of the State Property Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

09.1996-04.1997 - Head of the Tax Police Department - Deputy Chairman of the State Tax Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

1997-1998 - director of the law firm "Imashev and Partners";

04.1998-10.1999 - Chairman of the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan to support small businesses - Assistant to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the development of small businesses;

11.1999-12.2000 - lawyer of Almaty city Bar, director of the law firm “Imash”, deputy chairman of the board of the Bar of Astana city;

12.2000-11.2001 – Chairman of the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Regulation of Natural Monopolies, Competition Protection and Small Business Support;

11.2001-07.2003 – member of the Bar of Astana city;

09.2002-07.2003 – President of CJSC “Nefteconsulting”;

06.2003-05.2005 - Deputy Secretary of the Security Council of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

05.2005-10.2005 – Chairman of the Board of JSC “Fund for the Development of Small Entrepreneurship”;

10.2005-01.2007 – Deputy Head of the Administration of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

01.2007-02.2008 – Secretary of the Security Council of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

02.2008-08.2008 – Assistant to the President – Secretary of the Security Council of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

08.2008 - 01.2012 – Deputy of the Senate of Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Chairman of the Committee on Constitutional Legislation, Judiciary System and Law Enforcement Bodies;

01.2012-09.2016 - Minister of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

By the Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan N. Nazarbayev of 13 September 2016
No. 327 appointed as the Chairman of the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

By the Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan K. Tokayev of 10 September 2021
No. 658 reappointed as the Chairman of the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Kazakhstan

 

Marital status: married, three children, four grandchildren.

 

Awards:

Order “Kurmet” (2005), Order “Parasat” (2011);

Anniversary medal “10 years of Astana” (2008), Medal “For contribution to the development of the Bar” (2014);

Winner of the Prize of the International Y. Semenov’s Fund "Detective and Politics” (1990);

 

Diploma of the Senate of Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan.