Bulat Yessekin has worked as a head of the Almaty City Ecological Department and as a manager of World Bank, UNDP and HIID projects. Over the last ten years he has also been involved as the National Coordinator for Kazakh ultilateral environmental agreements.

Bulat Yessekin is currently Executive Director of the Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia. This is independent, non-profit and non-political organisation, created by five Central Asian governments, UNDP and the EU for supporting cooperation between governments, NGOs and private sector for environment and sustainable development (www.carec.kz). Bulat also holds a Ph.D in technology from National Academy of science.

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