Born in 1970. A graduate of Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys majoring in Metallurgical Engineering. He was employed with several industrial companies until 1999, when he joined Kazzinc as Manager in Transportation, Customs Clearance and Licensing Department. Then he took the positions of the Head of Transport Department and Director of the Railway Complex later reorganized into Kazzinc-TemirTrans. In 2011 he was appointed Vice-President, Commerce, and since 2016 he holds the office of Executive Director, Government Relations. Mr.Kuanyshev was awarded with Kurmet Order of Honor.