Dr. Nurzat Baisakova
Senior Project Manager "Technology and Geopolitics"
Nurzat Baisakova is senior project manager of the "Technology and Geopolitics" project. Nurzat had previously worked with Fintech startups on blockchain, cryptocurrencies and digital assets. Among other things, she was head of the Financial Research Department of the Investment Bank in Berlin, which deals with Bitcoin. Nurzat studied International Relations in Bishkek and Political Economy in Frankfurt am Main. She received a scholarship from the Volkswagen Foundation to conduct research at the Leibniz Institute in Halle. In her dissertation, which she completed in the field of economics, she examined the geopolitics of supply chains and food security in the CIS countries. In her research she uses quantitative, statistical and econometric methods.