Diploma, University Foreign Languages, Almaty. Diploma, Diplomatic Academy, Moscow.
Ministry foreign affairs Kazakhstan Government, Almaty, 1978-1992. Counsellor, charge d'affaires Embassy to United States, Washington, 1992-1996. Minister-counsellor, charge d'affaires Embassy to United Kingdom, London, 1996-1997.
Vice-minister foreign affairs Kazakhstan Government, Astana, 1997-1998. Ambassador to Spain, Madrid, 1998—2004. Ambassador to Italy, Greece, Malta, San Marino and United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization with residence in Rome, since 2004.
Married Gulistan Niyazbayeva. Children: Anar, Asel, Asem.