Altynai Valikhanova

Altynai Valikhanova is a Nominee Board Director on the Supervisory Board of Arvand representing Triodos Investment Management (Netherlands). Altynai joined Triodos IM in 2016 as Senior Investment Officer at Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia Financial Inclusion Investment team, where she has worked for 4 years until 2020, covering investments in various countries of the region. Since 2020 she is working as a Senior Investment Manager at Energy & Climate and Emerging Markets team, with a global focus on Emerging markets.
Prior to joining Triodos IM, she worked for 10 years in the Central Asian Office of the German Development Bank, KFW, as a Senior Financial Sector Coordinator, where she was responsible for financial sector and social infrastructure projects in Kirgizstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and was also involved with some projects in Uzbekistan. Before this, she worked for the UNDP in Kazakhstan for 3 years as a Project manager. She started her career at Kazkommertsbank, at a time the largest commercial bank in Kazakhstan, where she worked in the retail business and investment banking departments. Altynai holds an LLM ( Master of Laws) degree in Banking and Finance Law from the London School of Economics (University of London) and an MSc in Environmental Sciences and Policy from the Central European University in Budapest.