Akhmetzhan is currently a Senior Partner at GRATA International, an advocate and an overall supervisor of GRATA's activities in Astana, Aksai, Aktobe, Baku, Tashkent and Bishkek.
In 1995 Akhmetzhan received a distinction from the law faculty of the Kazakh State University, he then undertook postgraduate study at the Institute for Government and Law within the Kazakh National Academy of Science.
Akhmetzhan has also undertaken training courses in both Kazakhstan and United Kingdom, including courses on Energy, Management and Bankruptcy. He also has experience of working for public authorities.
He is a regular speaker at oil and gas conferences and has numerous publications to his name.
- Almaty Bar Association.
- International Bar Association.
- Kazakh Petroleum Lawyers Association.