Governor of the National Bank of Kazakhstan
D.Akishev was born in Almaty on May 25, 1976.
In 1996, he graduated with honours from the Kazakh State Academy of Management majoring in Economics (specializing in Organisation of Banking System).
D.Akishev started his career in 1995 as a specialist at the Central Asian Stock Exchange.
During 1996–2003, he occupied different positions at the Research & Statistics Department of the National Bank of Kazakhstan, and during 2003–2007, he headed that Department
In August 2007, by presidential decree, D.Akishev was appointed a Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Kazakhstan.
From August 2014 to August 2015, D.Akishev was the Head of the Social and Economic Monitoring Department of the Executive Office of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan; from August to November 2015, D.Akishev was also an Acting Aid to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
By presidential decree dated November 2, 2015, No. 109, D.Akishev has been appointed Governor of the National Bank of Kazakhstan.