Jahangir Hajiyev

Jahangir F. Hajiyev

Co-Chair at Britain Azerbaijan Business Council

Britain Azerbaijan Business Council

General Information


Lord Mayor  - City of London

Deputy Minister for Economic Development  - Sevinj Hasanova

Vice President  - Banking Association of Central and Eastern Europe

Chairman  - International Bank of Azerbaijan

Head of Department  - Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations of Azerbaijan


Bachelor's Degree  - Arabic studies , Azerbaijan State University

MBA  - University of Texas

Master's degree  - Arabic studies , Azerbaijan State University

PhD  - International Economics , Institute of Economics of the Russian Academy of Sciences


Board Member  - USACC


Board Member  - Julaybib Research Associates

Chairman  - National Bank

Member  - Senate of the European Economic Chamber of Trade

Member  - International Advisory Council of Asia House

Chairman of the Supervisory Board  - Baku Stock Exchange

Advisory Board Member  - GGC Community

Fellow  - Amoco

Ambassador  - Nowruz Commission

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Dr. Jahangir Hajiyev, Chairman, International Bank of Azerbaijan; Co-Chair, Britain Azerbaijan Business Council (BABC)

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Dr. Jahangir Hajiyev
Born in 1961, Jahangir Hajiyev received Bachelor's and Master's degrees at the Azerbaijan State University in the Faculty of Oriental Studies in Arabic studies, an MBA at the University of Texas on an Amoco Fellowship and a PhD in International Economics at the Institute of Economics of the Russian Academy of Sciences. He is fluent in Azeri, Russian, English and Arabic. From 1993-1995, Dr. Hajiyev served as Department Head of the Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations. In 1995-2001, Dr. Hajiyev joined the International Bank of Azerbaijan (IBA), starting as Chairman of the Credit Committee and Director of the Credit and Investments. From 2001 to the present he has served as Chairman of the Board. Dr. Hajiyev has led a distinguished career in international banking. He received the First International Banking Award "Platinum Key" of the Moscow-based CIS Finance and Banking Council (FBC), of which he serves as Vice President, with the Banking Association of Central and Eastern Europe (BACEE). He was awarded the Queen Victoria Commemorative Medal for contributions to banking and social programs and is a member of the Senate of the European Economic Chamber of Trade, Commerce and Industry in Brussels. IBA is the first regional member of the Financial Services Industry Partnership of the World Economic Forum, where Dr. Hajiyev is co-signatory among global CEOs of the Partnership Against Corruption Initiative (PACI) and the Forum's Cyber Resilience Initiative. He is Co-Chairman and Co-Founder of the Britain Azerbaijan Business Council (BABC); Member of the International Advisory Council of Asia House (UK); Former Board Member of the Nowruz Commission; and International Council Member, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Dr. Hajiyev also serves as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Baku Stock Exchange (BSE).

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Key speakers at the forum included Jahangir Hajiyev, chairman of International Bank of Azerbaijan and co-chair of UK-Azerbaijan Business Council, Lord Mayor of London Alderman Nick Anstee, Sevinj Hasanova Deputy Minister for Economic Development, Shahmar Movsumov chairman of Azerbaijan State Oil Fund, Azerbaijani Ambassador to the UK Fakhraddin Gurbanov, and Dr Carolyn Browne UK Ambassador to Azerbaijan.

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