f3 Mr Kanapyanov graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations, Bachelor of Economics (2000) and master’s degree with honors from Moscow State Institute (Master of Economics, 2002) with a degree in “International Economic Relations”.

Mr Kanapyanov began his career in the Department of Strategic Planning and Economic Analysis of the Investment Committee of the MFA, later worked in the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in London (economic issues).

2007 – 2011 – Deputy Chairman of the Agency for Regulation of the Regional Financial Center of Almaty.

2011 – 2013 – Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Development of the Regional Financial Center of Almaty City of the National Bank of Kazakhstan.

2013 – 2014 – Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Consumer Protection of financial services of the National Bank of Kazakhstan.

From 2014 to present – Advisor to the Governor of the National Bank of Kazakhstan.