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Ulvi Mansurov

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Ulvi Mansurov was born on December 13th, 1983 in Baku. He studied accounting and auditing at Azerbaijan State Economic University during 2000-2006. Mr. Mansurov got the PhD degree in 2013.  In 2012-2015 he studied at the University of Warwick, graduating the Warwick Business School Program.

Mr. Mansurov started his career in Azerbaijan International Bank in 2001 and has held various positions in the Departments of Central Treasury, Financial Management, Internal Audit, Accounting and Budget Forecasting.  

He was appointed as the Chairman of the Executive Board of Bank Technique and has worked in this position for 3 years. In 2015, he was elected as the Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Azerbaijan International Bank.

On March of 2017, per the relevant order of the minister of transport, communications and high technology, Mr. Mansurov has been appointed as the General Director of Azerpocht.

Prior to Azerbaijan Investment Company, he worked as the Head of the newly established Analytical Analysis and Expertise of Economic Sectors Department by the order of the minister of Taxes Mikayil Jabbarov.

Murad Abdullayev

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Murad Abdullayev was born on May 14, 1987 in Baku. During 2004-2010, he got both - the bachelor’s and master's degree in International Economic Relations at Azerbaijan State Oil. Mr. Abdullayev also got the master's degree at London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in 2014 under the State Program for the Education of Azerbaijani Youth Abroad of 2007-2015.

In 2009, Mr. Abdullayev started his career  as a leading consultant in the Department of International Organizations Cooperation at the Ministry of Economy and participated in the implementation of infrastructure projects financed by a number of international financial institutions in Azerbaijan.

In 2012-2016, Mr. Abdullayev continued his activity as a specialist and the head of the Monitoring and Industrial Districts Departments of Azerbaijan Investment Company OJSC. In 2016-2018, he worked as the head of the Industrial Department at the Ministry of Economy and as the vice-president of  Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation.

Mr. Abdullayev has been working as the Deputy Executive Director of Azerbaijan Investment Company OJSC since January 2018 by the relevant decision of the Supervisory Board.

Ziya Kangarli

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Ziya Kangarli was born on December 12, 1980 in Baku. 

Mr. Kangarli began serving as the Deputy Executive Director of AIC in October 2020.

Prior to joining AIC Mr. Kangarli served as the Advisor to the Chairman of the Executive Board of the Financial Monitoring Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Before that, he had a long career with the State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan, where he served at different managerial positions, headed the risk management operations, preparation of investment policy and strategic asset allocation.

Mr. Kangarli holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in International Relations from Baku State University. He also holds MBA degrees from Columbia University and London Business School.

Mr. Kangarli has a PhD in Political Science and is a CFA Charter holder.