KIS is a non-profit school owned by Mr Daniel Gunaseelan, a businessman of long-standing in Almaty. There is an advisory board, who meet monthly during the school year and an annual open meeting, usually during April or May. Views may be expressed to the Board through the PTA or the Principal.

KIS Advisory Board

KIS Founder and Owner – Mr. Daniel Gunaseelan, CEO Gateway Ventures
KIS Advisory Board Chair – Mrs. Inci Dogusan, CEO of Bureau Veritas, Kazakhstan
KIS Advisory Board Member – Mrs. Elena Maksymova, KIS Principal
Mr. Valery Zhandauletov  – Head of the President’s Mass Media Department
Mr. Joel Benjamin – Partner at Kinstellar
Mrs. Olga Salimova – KIS PTA Chair
Mr. Tim Owen –  General Director, Aedas Kazakhstan
Mrs. Margaret Phelan – Air Astana Vice President of Inflight Services
Mr. Michael Malnati – IBO Consultant and school site evaluator

Role of KIS Advisory Board

The role of the Board is to ensure the fulfillment of the mission, vision, and the objectives of KIS. Advisory Board members serve as goodwill ambassadors, providing the advice in strategic development, helping shape policies, and make decisions. The Advisory Board is highly valued for their input and counsel as well as for the time these members volunteer in coming alongside the school in advisory capacity.


Advisory Board Meeting
Monday, October 16, 2017
UN Day Assembly
8:45 am, Thursday, October 19, 2017
Fall reports sent home
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Last Day of School before Fall Break
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Last Day of School before Fall Break
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Fall Break
October 20 - 27, 2017
First Day of School after Fall Break
Monday, October 30, 2017
Share Time Assembly (Grade 4)
Friday, November 3, 2017
Book Week
November 13 - 17, 2017
Second Billing Period
November 16 - 17, 2017

Kazakhstan International School

KIS Main Campus

102a, Utegen Batyra
050062, Almaty
Phone No: +7-727-395-33-54
Fax: +7-727-243-61-02

Kazakhstan International School

KIS Early Years Campus

Edelweiss Ahsel Residences, Zhamekayeva Street
Almaty, Gorni Gigant
Phone No:+7 777 355 5212