Curriculum vitae


prof. Dr. Alakbar Mammadov

Dash Karkhanasy 709, Narimanov district, AZ 1033, Baku, Azerbaijan

Tel: (994 12) 403 82 29; Mob: (00994 50) 214 66 17   


Citizenship: Azerbaijan Republic

Date and place of birth: November 10, 1960, Kurdamir, Azerbaijan


Summary of Qualifications


A highly-qualified specialist with experience working in transition economies in various branches of economy, focusing on management of private enterprises, non-governmental organisations and labour issues


Work Experience


August 2011 - present

Advisor to Minister of Taxes of the Republic of Azerbaijan on international relations, taxpayers’ services and training activities

May 2009 – August 2011

President, Productivity and Competitiveness National Centre (MRMM)

1999 - 2009  

President, National Confederation of Entrepreneurs (Employers’) Organizations of Azerbaijan Republic


2001 – 2009

Vice-President, International Congress of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (Head office in Moscow)

1998 - 1999

Chairman, “Azerinvest” Financial-Industrial Group


1997 – 1998

Director of National Fund on Entrepreneurship Support, Head of Department on Unjust Competition and Protection of Consumers’   Rights, State Committee on Antimonopoly Policy and Entrepreneurship Support

1992 – 1997

Chairman, “Azertrans” Transport-Forwarding Company, “Azergarant” Joint-Stock Insurance Company

1987 – 1991

Interpreter in Germany

1984 – 1986

Interpreter in Ukraine


Consulting Experience


Manager with extensive experience working with private companies, public organisations, state structure, a number of international programmes such as BESO (UK), PUM (Netherlands), CDC (USA), AED (USA). 


December 2007 – April 2008

Expert of project “Increasing transparency among employers-entrepreneurs in the regions of Azerbaijan Republic and awareness-raising concerning national strategy on combating corruption”

17-20 October, 2007

Expert of workshop on “Settlement of Labour Disputes through Mediation, Conciliation, Arbitration and Labour Court” İLO, (Cyprus Republic)


Team-Leader, İLO project “Strengthening the Capacity-Building of employers’ organizations in Enlightening Employers on HIV/AIDS”


Team-Leader, İLO project “The investigation of informal economy in Azerbaijan and the role of employers’ organizations in moving from informal to formal economy ”


Team-Leader, Eurasian Foundation project “Strengthening and improving the knowledge of municipalities on entrepreneurship and business”


Expert of  EU TACIS-MTP 4 (Managers’ Training  Programme)

2005 - 2006

Technical Adviser, ILO Project “Capacity Building of                            Employers’ Organizations on Productivity and Competitiveness in Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan”

2005 - 2006

Coordinator, ILO Project “Capacity Building of                            Employers’ Organizations on Productivity and Competitiveness in Azerbaijan”

2005 - 2006

Chief expert, “Strengthening the role of entrepreneurs – employers and their public unions in combating corruption”

2004 – 2006

Expert of  EU TACIS-MTP 3 (Managers’ Training  Programme)

2004 - 2005

Team-Leader, ILO Project “The role of employers’ in the elimination of Child labour”

26-27 February, 2004

Expert of workshop on “Cooperation of Universities and Research Centres with SME ‘s” (Azerbaijan)

07-08 September,  2004

Expert  of  workshop on “Role of Employers Organizations in the fight against corruption”, IOE (Poland)

23-25 November, 2004

Expert of  workshop on “Business Incubators for nurturing start-ups”, BSEC/UNECE/Konrad Adenauer-Stiftung, Turkey

2003 - 2004

Team–Leader, ILO project ”The role of the employers’ organisations in development    of  women entrepreneurship in Azerbaijan and Georgia”

30-31 October, 2003

Project Expert, “SME Development in the South Caucasus”,    UNECE and Konrad Adenaur Foundation, Istanbul

04-05 November,  2003

Expert in Focus Conference on Eastern Europe, Berne,  Switzerland  


Expert of EU TACIS-MTP 1 (Managers’ Training Programme)


Team-Leader, TACIS Project SME AZ9801/SP01 “ Survey of     the Drinks Market in Azerbaijan”, Baku


Team-Leader, TACIS Project SME AZ9801/SP04 “ Survey of       the Agri-Food Sector in Azerbaijan”, Baku


Expert in the project of AED/USAID “Training Program on development of small and medium business in Azerbaijan”

1999 - 2001

Expert in the project of UNDP “Development assistance  of small  and medium entrepreneurship in Azerbaijan”

1999 - 2000

Expert in the Eurasian Fund’s Project “Strengthening and development of association of entrepreneurs”




1.     Management of Business Associations, State Department USA, 2002

2.     Social Partnership, Turkey, 2001

3.     Management of Employers’ Organisations, Israel, 2000

4.     Management of Insurance activity, UK – London, 1999

5.     Management of Transport activity, UK – Ireland, 1998


Seminars and Councils


A participant and speaker of more than 100 international conferences and seminars in Germany, Turkey, England, Northern Ireland, Pakistan, Israel, Switzerland, Ukraine, Moscow, etc. devoted to SME development in the regions, regulation of labour relations, occupational health and safety, entrepreneurship development, HIV/AIDS, employment issues. A speaker in the annual Sessions of International Labour Conference in Geneva (2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 years). A speaker of annual events (2011, 2012, 2013) of the Intra-European Organization of Tax Administrations (IOTA) and Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on tax issues.      



1992 – 1996    International Institute of Management and Law, Lawyer, Diploma

 1979-1984      Azerbaijan State Institute of Foreign Languages, Specialist of English and German                                    languages, Diploma with Honour.

Degrees / Awards


Doctor of Sciences, Professor of International Ecoenergy Academy of Azerbaijan Republic,

                                       Professor of Khazar University on Business and Contract Law


2000    Diploma, “Azerbaijan Banner Prize Winner

2001          Diploma “UGUR 2001” on “Public figure of the year

2002     Diploma of International Congress of Industries and Entrepreneurs for

             Strengthening international  business relations

2003     International Diploma of “Young Scientist of XXI Century

2005    Diploma of the Ministry of Economical Development  of Azerbaijan Republic for   

            contribution to entrepreneurship development in the republic,

2006    Diploma of the Universal Pease Federation (New York) , Ambassador for Peace,

2006    Diploma of the EuroAsia Lawers Assosiation for contribution to Law Instructive                 




      1.   A member of Advisory Council at the Ministry of Taxes of Azerbaijan Republic 

2.   A former member of Coordinating Council at the State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan Republic

3.      A former official representative of Netherlands PUM Programmee to support entrepreneurship

4.      A former coordinator of MTP Programmee within EU TACIS Programmee

5.      A former Technical Adviser of International Labour Organization

6.   A member of editorial board of journal “Economy and Audit” founded by Auditors Chamber of Azerbaijan Republic  

7.   A member of editorial board of newspaper «Economy» founded by Union of Economists of Azerbaijan



Author of more than 150 scientific articles, methodical facilities, research works covering various branches of entrepreneurship (employers) activities.  Publications in periodical press.




Azeri              English         Turkish         German      Russian         

native               fluent            fluent           fluent          fluent


Computer literacy


Experienced with Microsoft Office programs, Internet