doctor of juridical science, professor of the Caspian Public University. He graduated from the Kirov Kazak State University (1990), major: lawyer, and postgraduate school of the Al Farabi Kazak National University (1993). Since 2008, he is a member of Scientific-Advisory Board at the Supreme Court of the Republic of Kazakstan. Member of Advisory Board of OSCE/ODIHR Expert Group on the freedom of religion and opinion affairs (2000-2010). Deputy Director of Research Institute for Financial and Tax Law (2007-2014). Author of over 100 publications issued in Kazakstan, Austria, UK, Russia, USA, Japan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine.