Minister of Health and Social Development
Madina Abylkassymova was born in 1978 in the city of Alma-Ata.
In 1999, she graduated from the Kazakh State Academy of Management with a degree in International Economic Relations.
In 2002, she graduated from Columbia University with a Master's Degree in International Relations with a major in Economic Policy Management.
In 2011 she completed a degree of Master of Public Administration at the School of Public Administration after Kennedy of Harvard University.
From 1999 to 2001 — the chief specialist of the Agency for Strategic Planning of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
From 2003 to 2004 — Head of the Strategic Planning Department of the Ministry of Economy and Budget Planning of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
From 2004 to 2006 — Director of the Department for Analysis of Public Policy of Center for Marketing and Analytical Research JSC.
From 2006 to 2008 — Deputy Head of the Socio-Economic Department of the Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
From 2008 to 2011 — Deputy Head of the Center for Strategic Research and Analysis of the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
From 2011 to 2013 — Vice Minister of Economic Development and Trade.
Since 2012 — Deputy Manager from Kazakhstan in the World Bank.
From 13 to 2014 — Vice Minister of Economy and Budget Planning.
From 2014 to 2018 — Vice Minister of National Economy.
Since February 2018 — Minister of Labor and Social Protection of the Population.
Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Institute of Economic Research JSC (September 2011 – May 2013)
Member of the National Commission for Women Affairs, Family and Demographic Policy under the President of Kazakhstan (since December 2014)
Member of the Board of Directors of Zerde National Infocommunication Holding JSC (December 2016 – February 2018)
Medals: Yeren Enbegi Ushin, 20 Years of Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan, For Contribution to the Creation of the Eurasian Economic Union of the 2nd Order, 25 Years of Independence of Kazakhstan, Qurmet order.