Janybek Monolbaev serves as an analyst at Gazelle Finance’s office in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Prior to joining Gazelle Finance, Janybek was a business development officer at Bakai Bank, one of the leading Kyrgyz retail banks, where he was responsible for the regional expansion of operations and lending, and modernization and relocation of the representative offices in Bishkek. Previously, Janybek served as a business development and project manager at Unique Technologies, a top tier Kyrgyz software company, where he managed IT projects co-financed by EBRD and JICA technical assistance programs targeting SMEs.
Janybek holds a BA in Political Science from the American University of Central Asia (AUCA) and was a recipient of US Department of State’s scholarship for foreign exchange students, FLEX. Janybek also serves in the alumni council of AUCA and speaks Russian, Kyrgyz, and English.