Aizhan Ilyassova | Edward's East Strategies


  • She worked as a scientific assistant at the Astana Branch of the Institute of Geography, and at the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) in the group of Spatial Interaction Ecology
  • She lead projects for the conservation of water resources and biodiversity at the Lake Baikal Foundation for Environmental Applications and Research
  • Experienced in implementing projects in the field of sustainable tourism, separate waste collection, with the reference to the national regulation
  • Experienced in integration of organizations in UNEP, the World Water Council and other international structures
  • Member of the Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity of Kazakhstan
  • She graduated from the Lomonosov Moscow State University with a Bachelor degree in Ecology and Environmental Management. A graduate of the University of Leipzig and the Karl-Franz University of Graz with a Joint Master Degree in Sustainable Development specialized in Climate and Environmental Change
  • Geography of responsibility: Central Asia and Germany