We have strengthened our team and are determined to keep working on further increase of quality and effectiveness of our services using the breakthrough technologies, knowledge and experience of many years, and thus to make our contribution to sustainable development of the economy of the country and region in these challenging times.
Sergey holds a bachelor's degree in Social Sciences (Financial Management) from KIMEP University, a bachelor's degree in International Law from Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, and a master's degree in professional accounting from the University of London (UCL). Sergey is a certified auditor of the Republic of Kazakhstan, a certified professional accountant of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
Sergey joined KPMG in 2008 and has extensive experience in auditing and preparing financial reporting in accordance with IFRS and US GAAP. During his career he also worked for KPMG in the UK for several years and today introduces leading European practices and international experience at KPMG in Kazakhstan. During his years at the company, Sergey has made a significant contribution to strengthening the leading position of the audit practice of KPMG in Kazakhstan and Central Asia and is a recognized expert in the audit of oil and gas and mining companies.
Iris holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Zagreb, and is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). She is fluent in Croatian, Russian and English.
She joined KPMG in Croatia Financial Advisory Services in 2004, where she was involved in supporting a wide range of transactions, including the performance of buy-side and sell-side due diligence, valuation and M&A transactions support, as well as in audit engagements. In 2007 Iris transferred to KPMG Almaty, where she was directly involved in the creation and development of KPMG advisory practice, including Deal Advisory, and is currently involved in transaction support in Kazakhstan, CIS and other countries.
Iris has experience in working with both strategic and financial investors from various sectors, including the telecommunications sector (she heads the CIS Client Services Group in this sector), the financial sector, infrastructure and transport, energy and natural resources, consumer sector, industrial goods sector, etc. She also specializes in working with private equity funds and family capital managers.
Timur holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the Kazakh University of International Relations and World Languages and a master’s degree in Economics (MA in Economics) from Boston University, USA.
He is a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP), Professional Risk Manager (PRM) and a member of the International Association of Professional Risk Managers (PRMIA).
Timur joined KPMG in 2009 and took an active part in creating the advisory practice in Kazakhstan. Timur's experience includes managing major transformation projects and projects aimed at reforming various sectors of the economy in Kazakhstan and Central Asia. Timur is the head of the Digital Finance Group, whose main activity is related to financial planning, treasury, management reporting, and automation and digitalization of financial functions.
In 10 years at KPMG, Gabit has gone from consultant to partner. He has participated in and led a large number of projects in the areas of internal audit, risk management, internal control and corporate governance. In addition, by forecasting digitalization trends and the future needs of companies, Gabit is actively developing new areas of data automation and analytics, transforming classical services into the digital sphere and introducing innovative products.
Gabit is a member of the Board of Directors of the Institute of Internal Auditors of the Republic of Kazakhstan, where he is actively involved in the life of the Institute and facilitates the further development of this area in Kazakhstan.
Gabit holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of New York in Prague and a bachelor's degree in Economics from the Imperial State College, State University of New York. He is a certified fraud investigator (CFE) and has the qualification Six Sigma Black Belt.