Dear students and staff of KBTU, we invite you to attend a guest lecture by the Head of Public Relations of the US Consulate General in Almaty, Mr Anand Krishna. Topic: «Energy and Sustainable Development». The guest lecture will be held on February 28 at 14.00 in the Al-Farabi Hall.


Anand Krishna arrived as Public Affairs Officer at the U.S. Consulate in Almaty, Kazakhstan in August 2020. Anand’s most recent assignment was in Washington DC as Bangladesh Desk Officer, promoting mutual economic and security priorities while coordinating efforts to assist one million Rohingya refugees from Burma. Anand served previously as a Line Officer, reviewing briefing materials and leading advance teams in support of the Secretary of State. Anand also served two tours in Mexico City, as Deputy Press Attaché as well as Consular Officer and Staff Assistant, and as Information Officer in Chennai, India. Anand’s background is in Cognitive Psychology (learning and memory), with degrees from Duke University and U.C. Berkeley. In his free time, Anand enjoys sports, reading, and traveling.