Darkhan Kaletayev was born in 1972 in the East Kazakhstan region.
He graduated from the East Kazakhstan State University, the National Higher School of Public Administration. His major is a history teacher, manager of public administration. He is a Doctor of Political Sciences.
He began his labor activity in 1995 as an expert of the Committee on Languages at the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Worked in the Ministries of Education and Culture; Information and Public Consent. Since 2002 – Head of the sector, Socio-Political Department, Department of State Control and Organizational Work of the Administration of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
In 2007-2008 he served as Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration, in 2008-2009 – First Deputy Chairman of the Nur Otan People's Democratic Party, in 2009-2016 – the Managing Director of JSC Samruk-Kazyna Sovereign Wealth Fund.
In October 2016, by the Presidential Decree, he was appointed deputy of the Senate of the Parliament. Since September 2017 – member of the Committee on International Relations, Defense and Security of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan.Materials about a person