HE AKYLBEK KAMALDINOV
Republic of Kazakhstan to Canada
Born in 1961, Ambassador Akylbek Kamaldinov graduated from Kazakh State University and studied at the Institute of Asian and African States, Moscow State University as well as the London School of Economics and Political Science.
He has held prominent positions including First Secretary, Embassy of Kazakhstan in Japan, Head of Section of the Department of Bilateral Co-operation, and Deputy-Director of the Department of Asia, Middle East and Africa in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Head of External Economic Division, Office of the Prime Minister. In 2007-2016 he served as Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Japan and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs in 2016-2018.
He assumed his current post in June 2018.