Director at Central Asia Barometer
Kasiet Ysmanova is Director at the Central Asia Barometer and an experienced analytical design, collection, and implementation leader with over 3 years of experience carrying out research projects all over Central Asia. She has led research teams spanning the entire research cycle, to include developing research plans, carrying out data quality assessments, establishing sampling parameters, designing assessment tools, developing, and conducting researcher training, conducting interviews and focus groups, analyzing quantitative and qualitative data, and creating reports/providing briefings. She holds an MA in Politics and Security from the OSCE Academy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. She has broad international and regional experience both in the forms of her studies and work.