Dr. Gulzhamal Issayeva holds PhD in Economics and graduated from Kazakh National University named after Al-Farabi. She is a teacher of Kazakh-German University and ADB consultant on low-carbon development of the cities. Owner of the expertise in the field of green economy, water resources management, climate change and energy efficiency. Dr Issayeva has worked in international projects and organizations, private companies and international financial institutions, such as UNDP, EU, USAID, NCOC and Samsung Electronics.

Dr. Gulzhamal Issayeva teaches Integrated Water Management at the OSCE Academy.