ACEF Speaker

Serik Zharkinbayev

Energy Specialist,
Asian Development Bank

Serik is an Electrical Engineer with Executive MBA degree and has more than 24 years of professional experience in power transmission, distribution, and system operations.Since 2022, Serik has been working as an energy specialist on various projects related to power transmission, distribution, renewable energy, and energy transition in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan. Before joining ADB, Serik worked as an independent technical consultant for ADB, World Bank, and other IFIs. Prior to his consulting career, Serik spent 16 years with the Kazakhstan Electricity Grid Operating Company (KEGOC), where he held various positions, including Director of the Operations and Technology Department."


  • Regional Session: Reliability and Flexibility for Carbon Neutral Central, West and East Asia