President-elect


Ernar Makishev, M.S in Mechanical Engineering, PMP, PBA

Ernar holds Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University of Science
and Technology (USA) and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), as well as a
certified Professional in Business Analysis. Ernar has mainly worked in Oil and Gas industry. He
has spent 8 years in Kazakh Institute of Oil and Gas, holding different position from a lead
manager to a department director. He has managed several engineering and R&D projects from
100k USD up to 2 mln. USD
He also worked as a representative for Samsung Engineering Company Limited in Astana.
Currently Ernar Makishev is working for Kazakh PMC Company Verus Project Management.
Ernar has experience in teaching basics of project management as well as consulting services.
He has been involved with PMI Kazakhstan Chapter since 2016 as Director of Membership and
Volunteer. He is a founder of Astana PM club.