Asel Kasenova


Academic Areas: Strategic management, Finance, Management Consulting

Courses Taught: Financial Accounting II

Strategic management and Finance professional with strong analytical and problem solving skills. 15 years of experience in management consulting to over 70 micro, small and medium enterprises, resulting in improved productivity and domestic and export sales. Strong understanding of the Kyrgyz market environment. Fluent in English, Russian, and Kyrgyz.

  • WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY, Babcock Graduate School of Management Winston-Salem, USAMaster of Business Administration. Concentration in Finance and Investments
  • AMERICAN UNIVERSITY – CENTRAL ASIA Bishkek, KyrgyzstanCum Laude, Bachelor of Business Administration in Management


  • U.S. Department of State Fellowship, top 5 percentile. Charles H. Babcock Merit Scholarship
  • Member of the Finance Club, International Club, and Entrepreneurs Club
  • Completed Corporate Valuation and Financial Modeling courses by the Training the Street, NYC.
  • Cum Laude, Bachelor of Business Administration in Management June 2001
  • Elected President of the Alumni Association
  • BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER, Delta Engineering Consulting Company Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan  July 2014-present
  • ENGAGEMENT MANAGER , Business Intellect Group, Consulting firm Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan July 2006-April 2010
  • RELATIONSHIP MANAGER / STRATEGIC PLANNING , USAID Enterprise Development Project / Pragma Corporation Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan December 2003-July 2006
  • INSTRUCTOR , Geneva Academic Center Geneva, Switzerland October 2013-June 2014
  • TRAINER , American University – Central Asia, CEC Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan September 2011-December 2011
  • FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION MANAGER , USAID / International Youth Foundation, Inc. Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan September 2011-December 2011
  • PERSONAL ASSISTANT TO PRESIDENT OTUNBAEVA R.I. , Office of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan  April 2010-July 2010
  • PRESIDENT , ENACTUS/SIFE – Kyrgyzstan Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan December 2001-May 2007

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