Anuar is a Partner at Center for Research and Consulting, a Kazakhstan-based think-tank that specializes in public policy research, spatial development policies, strategy development for business and government.
He had experience in upstream oil production, oil service, mining sectors and banking. Anuar was also a Chairman of the Management Board of a state-owned think-tank Kazakhstan Industry Development Institute (now QazIndustry) and lead the research unit in industrial policy. His core competences include spatial research, corporate strategy formulation, building financial management systems and industrial policy.
Anuar holds an MBA from Maastricht School of Management where he specialized in General and Strategic Management. He is currently lecturing at local business school in the field of Strategic Management, Business Policy, General Management.