Pavel Salikhov Corporate Affairs Director, Mars Wrigley Confectionery in Central Eurasia, Belarus and Turkey Pavel Salikhov has an extensive experience in Corporate Affairs and Communications with major international development, B2B, Oil & Gas and FMCG companies. He has started career with Mars in 2012 focusing on corporate reputation, FMCG industry advocacy, and Mars corporate culture

Paul Richardson Director for the Office of Economic Growth at USAID/Central Asia Paul Richardson is the Director for the Office of Economic Growth at USAID/Central Asia. He manages a large and complex portfolio in trade, energy, and environment covering all five countries in Central Asia. Mr. Richardson is a private sector officer for the United

Kubatbek Rakhimov Committee for Industrial Policy, Export, Infrastructure and PPP of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Kyrgyz Republic Chairman Rakhimov Kubatbek successfully graduated from the Belarusian State University (Minsk) with a degree in politicy economics. He also holds a master’s degree in business and public administration (EMBA, MPA). In January 2000, he

Alisher Kurmanov Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, International Economic Relations, Investments and Tourism of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan Alisher Kurmanov graduated from Tashkent State University in 1990, four years later he graduated from Tashkent State Economic University. From 2000 to 2003, he served as advisor at

Alan Meltzer Charge d’Affaires, United States Embassy in Uzbekistan Alan Meltzer, a career officer of the Senior Foreign Service, took up duties as Deputy Chief of Mission in the U.S. Embassy in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, in September 2018. He previously served as Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan from July 2015

Shuhrat Qodirov Marketing expert in Austrian international organization representative office Hilswerk International in the Republic of Tajikistan He is responsible for market assessment along with SME sector evaluation in the countries covered by the project to promote export production. Key objective within the projects under implementation is facilitate the integration of the Central Asian countries

Guzal Kahharova Country coordinator of GIZ Programme “Trade Facilitation in Central Asia” in Uzbekistan, German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) Guzal Kahharova has more than 9 years’ experience of work in German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) as coordinator of the projects in the filed of regional economic cooperation and trade facilitation in Central Asia.

Carlos A. Woolgar Expert in the Promotion of Trade and Investment Canada An eminently practical strategist and implementer with multi-cultural skills and a strong drive for addressing complex challenges in the developing world. Carlos A. Woolgar has over 25 Years of professional experience developed and implemented a number of innovative approaches to improve and expand