Yerlan has been Deputy Head of Emerging Markets at Amundi since July 2017. Prior to this, he was head of Emerging Markets Bond & High Yield with Pioneer Investments. Before joining Pioneer Investments in 2000, he worked for a number of companies in London and Paris on emerging markets. He started his career as an EM Equity analyst with Renaissance Capital in Moscow.

Yerlan Syzdykov completed a Master’s degree in International Business from the University of South Carolina and holds a degree in Economic Cybernetics from the University of Novosibirsk.