Chair of the Kazakhstan Chamber of Management Consultants (CMC Kazakhstan); Member of the Board of Directors/Treasurer of Gabriel Al-Salem Foundation, Member of IMC USA. Gulsum is a management consultant with 25+ years of experience specializing in the area of strategic management, finance, restructuring, market research, and business planning.
Since early 90s Gulsum worked on projects funded by international donor agencies assisting local governments in the Central Asia region in accounting reform, privatization and private sector development, pension reform, higher education reform, and regional economic development. Gulsum also has extensive experience working with private business in Central Asia.
Gulsum is an active business trainer specializing in business ethics, core consultancy skills, financial and management accounting, auditing, and strategic and business planning.
Gulsum was born in Kazakhstan and is currently residing in Almaty.