Davlat Abduvali is an Assistant Professor of Finance at Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business. Dr. Abduvali is a finance professional with more than fifteen years of academic and business experience in Kazakhstan.
Prior to joining NU GSB Dr. Abduvali had held academic and administrative positions at KIMEP University. His teaching interests are in Corporate Financial Management, Financial Statement Analysis, Financial Accounting and Reporting, and Management Accounting.
Dr. Abduvali has served a number of local and multinational companies as a management consultant and business trainer, including the Big Four, the largest commercial banks, the National Bank of Kazakhstan, oil and gas companies (Agip KCO, KPO), and others. He also served the BoD of local companies as CFO and Finance Vice-President. Dr. Abduvali is an FCCA and active member in a number of academic and professional associations.
Dr. Abduvali researches the behavioural aspects of financial management and investment decisions. Currently he is researching the financial literacy of the population of the Republic of Kazakhstan and its implications for the socio-economic development of the nation (including the capital market, money market, household and personal finance, financial education, etc).