Prof. Azat Abdrakhmanov
Doctor of Science, Professor Azat Abdrakhmanov is a Chairman of Asian Network for Quality (ANQ), President of the Kazakh Organization for Quality and Innovation Management, Academician of the International Academy of Quality (USA), Assessor, validator and licensed trainer of the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM, Belgium), Lead Auditor for Quality Systems, Environmental Management, Occupational health and safety, Energy management (AFNOR, France) and the Republic of Kazakhstan, an Expert of the National Quality Award of the Republic of Kazakhstan “Altyn sapa”. Azat Abdrakhmanov is the founder of the Kazakhstan National system of standardization and certification of Medicines, Medical equipment and Medical products (1993). He is a founder and the first Chairman of the Board of the State Scientific and Practical Center for Standardization and Certification of Medicines and Medical Equipment “Medstandard” (1994). He was a Head of the Department for Quality Control, Standardization and Certification of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Member of the Board of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan (1993-1997).
Azat Abdrakhmanov is the editor-in-chief of the monthly newspaper “Quality World” published in Kazakhstan from 2002 which is the only one title in the Euro-Asian region that successfully propagates international experience and achievements of the best companies in the field of the of implementation of ISO international standards and modern Business Excellence Models.