Ingilab Ahmadov is the Professor of the Department of Economics and Management and the Director of Eurasia Extractive Industries Knowledge Hub at Khazar University (Baku) since 2010.
His work experience is both extensive and outstanding. He started his career as an instructor at the Azerbaijan State Oil Academy and as a scientific employee at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Subsequently, he was appointed as Advisor to the Minister at the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Since 1995, he acts as Director General of the “Trend” analytical information agency and between 2004 and 2010 he was a Director of the Public Finance Monitoring Center-an NGO located in Baku. Prof. Ahmadov has research collaborations and is a visiting professor at the following leading universities: Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Oxford University, and Reading University. His research interests include oil & gas economy, the economic impact of oil revenues, Caspian energy resources and oil contracts. Prof. Ahmadov has written more than 30 research papers and books. Mr. Ahmadov joined Department of Economics and Management, Khazar University in 2008. His main lecturing subjects are Energy Management, Caspian Energy, Public Finance. Prof. Ingilab Ahmadov is a former member of the International Board of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative.
Prof. Ahmadov holds a Doctorate in Economic Science from the Saint-Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance (Russia). In 2008 as a Chevening Fellow, Mr. Ahmadov studied “Economics of Energy” course at Reading University (UK).