Assel Imangalievna Tasmagambetova

Founder and President of the Saby Charitable  Foundation
Born on 27 October 1979

The founder and since 2002, the President of the Saby Charity Fund, one of the first charitable organizations in Kazakhstan, conducting large-scale activities in the field of constructing large social facilities, rendering help orphans and children left without parental care, talented children from socially vulnerable families, children having serious health problems, and physically-disabled people. 

Educational Background: International Independent Ecological-Political University - Ecology and Natural Resource Management 

Awards:National Award ‘Altyn Zhurek’, 2007, for the care of orphans

Educational Background: International Independent Ecological-Political University – Natural Resource Management  

Awards: European Quality Award, 2009, granted by the European Business Assembly, for efforts in achieving quality in accordance with European standards;

Scientific Papers:
A.I. Tasmagambetova ‘Modern Aspects of the Methodology of Environmental Risk’, 2009;
V.V. Menshikov, A.I. Tasmagambetova ‘Methodology of Risk Analysis for Solving Regional Problems’, 2009;
I.M. Romashkina, A.I. Tasmagambetova, V.V. Menshikov ‘Assessment of the Environmental Risk of the Territory in Case of Chemical Contamination’, 2009;



2010 to 2014, a lecturer of the Kazakh National University, specializing in Environmental Law. 

Asyl Alma, 2010, the award granted by the akimat of Almaty, for contribution to the fight against socially significant diseases;
Zhanshuak Public Prize, 2010, given by the Confederation of Disabled People, for organizing a free social taxi in all cities of Kazakhstan;



2012 to 2014, an independent member of the Board of Directors of the JSC National Scientific Cardiac Surgery Center of the National Medical Holding of Astana.

Since 2012, the founding member of the Central Asian Institute of Environmental Studies, which is developing activities to conduct applied and fundamental scientific research in the field of environmental protection.

International Diamond Prize for Customer Satisfaction, 2012, given by European Society for Quality Research;
International Star for Leadership in Quality, Golden Category, 2012, given by Business Initiative Directions (B.I.D.), for full compliance with the QC100 quality model criteria;



Scientific Papers: A.I. Tasmagambetova, A.D. Tovasaro, Sh.S. Bisarieva, T.D. Mukasheva, R.Zh. Berzhanova, A.B. Akberliev ‘Promising Directions of the Development of Chemistry and Chemical Technology’, 2015.


Sauap Medal, 2016, given by the NGO South Kazakhstan Society of Disabled Persons ‘Asar’, Turkestan city;
State Order of Honor Kurmet, 2016, for merits in the development of the social sphere, education, and active social activities.



Kenes Khamitovich Rakishev 

Co-Founder of the Saby Charitable Foundation
Born on 14 July 1979. 

An entrepreneur, philanthropist, venture investor from Kazakhstan who actively supports high-tech innovative projects, start-ups, and breakthrough technologies in the robotics industry.

Educational Background: 
Kazakhstan State Law Academy (KazGYuA) (2000);



Educational Background: 
T. Ryskulov Kazakh Economic University (2002);

Educational Background: 
Oxford Saïd Business School (2007);
London Business School (2007).

Общественная деятельность:
В 2012 году по инициативе Кенеса Ракишева холдинг SAT & Company выступил в качестве генерального спонсора чемпионатов мира по быстрым шахматам и блицу FIDE 2012, проведенных в г. Астана. 


The order of  Kurmet, 2015; 
Order of Kadyrov, the highest award of the Chechen Republic, 2015.