Mr. Toimbek is the Head of AIFC’s Expat Centre. Previously, he senior advisor to AIFC Governor, and then he was appointed Director of the Visa Department.
Mr. Toimbek served as Counselor at the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Singapore between 2012 and 2016. He was consultant at Kazakhstan’s Presidential Administration from 2008 to 2012. Between 2005 and 2007 he was employed in the diplomatic service as Third Secretary of the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Malaysia.
Mr. Toimbek is a graduate of the Eurasian National University, the Kazakh University of Economics, Finance and International Trade, and the Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations (Malaysia).
Dr. Antonio Riera is a Senior Advisor at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG).
Before he joined the BCG, Dr. Riera was Executive Director and Management Board member of Cedel International and Cedel Bank, and Chairman of the Board of Directors at Liberty. For 15 years prior to that, Dr. Riera held various positions at Citibank, including Managing Director for Securities Services.
Dr. Riera earned a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico, as well as a master’s degree in Management Engineering and a doctorate in Computer Systems Engineering and Decision Sciences from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.