Rishat has over of 12 years of experience working for various international companies in the banking, microfinance and SME lending sector. Before joining FMFC, Rishat was the SME Manager and then the Head of the SME Department at Kazkommertsbank Kyrgyzstan, Osh Branch. He also held the position of Deputy COO at MCC OXUS. Since September 2012, Rishat has managed all FMFC operations as COO. He successfully leads strategic initiatives to improve organizational efficiency, products and processes and while reducing operational risks. Rishat holds a Master of Accounting and Auditing from the Kyrgyz National University in Kyrgyzstan.