Nurzhan Subkhanberdin was born in Kazakhstan. Founder and chairman of Kazakhstan's largest bank Kazkommertsbank continues bank turnaround. Government's Samruk-Kazyna National Welfare Fund remains Kazkommertsbank shareholder after infusing cash during 2008 financial crisis to prop up bank. Analysts concerned with bank's low liquidity, free float of less than 10%, as well as exposure to volatile real estate market. Via his stake in Central Asian Investment Company, has interests in oil and gas, energy, telecommunications, transportation and media companies in Kazakhstan. Attended Moscow State University with fellow Kazakh billionaire Timur Kulibaev.