Petrenko Elena Stepanovna
She was born in July 26, 1963 in Karaganda city. She has graduated from the Karaganda Cooperative Institute with a degree in economics-organizer (1984), Postgraduate Research Institute of Labor, Moscow (1995), doctoral studies at the Ural State University of Economics, Ekaterinburg (2014). She began her career as a junior researcher at the Kazakhstan branch of the Labor Research Institute (1984-1991). Since 1991 to 1998, she has worked in various commercial structures. Since 1998 to 2000, she has worked as the head of the Department of Economics and Management at “Gylym” University in Karaganda. Since 2001 to 2013, she has worked as the Development Director in “Senimdik” LLP. In the period of 2013-2016, has worked in the Chamber of Entrepreneurs of the Karaganda Region as a Deputy Director for Social Affairs.
Since 2016 to the present, she has been working as a Visiting Professor at South Ural State University
Since 2017 to the present, she has been a visiting professor of G.V. Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Moscow, Department of Management Theory and Business Technologies.
She has been an EBRD expert trainer in Kazakhstan since 2008 to the present.
Since 2008 to the present, she has been an expert of the Institute of Economic Research of Astana, Member of the Coordinating Council of the Civil Alliance of the Karaganda region, project manager for the development of the non-governmental sector (monitoring and evaluation, local government, public councils, etc.)
She is an independent trainer-consultant, expert on business development, strategic and innovative marketing and management, personnel management, creative entrepreneurship, project management, expertise, monitoring and evaluation, human capital and labor development, interactive training, development of civil society.
She is a member of the “Nur Otan” Party. Since 2005 to the present, she has been working as the First Deputy Chairman of the Karaganda City Branch of the “Nur Otan” Party.
She has been awarded «10 жыл Астана», «Қазақстан Конституциясына 10 жыл», «ҚазақстанРеспубликасыныңтәуелсіздігіне 20 жыл» medals.
She was elected as a deputy of the Karaganda city maslikhat of the IV and V convocations.