Ambassador of Kazakhstan, H.E. Magzhan Ilyassov.
26 October 2020, New York, United Nations: Magzhan Ilyassov was accredited before the United Nations secretariat.
He had served as his country’s Ambassador to the Netherlands since 2016. From 2013 to 2016, he was an adviser to the President of Kazakhstan, and from 2007 to 2016 he was Head of the Administration’s Foreign Policy Centre.
He has held a number of other positions since first entering Government service in 1996, including as an attaché with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ International Organizations and International Economic Relations Department.
Born in 1974, Permanent Representative Ilyassov holds a bachelor’s degree from the Kazakh State University of World Languages and International Relations and a master’s degree from the Kennedy School of Public Administration at Harvard University in the United States.
He is married and has three children.