Our Lecturers


Kamran Kazimli





Kamran Kazimli, ACCA is a finance and audit professional with 5+ years of professional experience in International Financial Consulting Services. He also possesses strong industry background, as an internal controlling manager of a huge portfolio and as acting CFO of textile portfolio in Gilan Holding. He continued his professional career in EY Istanbul office as Assistant Manager in Transaction Advisory Services. Currently he is CFO and counselor to Chairman on financial and operational issues in a group of companies. Kamran graduated from Special Talanted Group, Azerbaijan State Economic University. He is an ACCA member and has sound experience as F2 (Management Accounting), F3 (Financial Accounting) and F7 (Financial Reporting) instructor.

Ismayil Masimov





Ismayil Masimov, ACCA is a finance and audit professional with more than 7 years working experience. He started his professional career in Pasha Construction. Then He continued his career as an audit associate in one of the leading audit companies in Azerbaijan. He is currently working as an audit supervisor in this Company. He has graduated from Azerbaijan State Economic University with the major Finance. He then continued his master degree and now He is a P.hd candidate in economics. He is an ACCA member and he is currently working on his CFA qualifications. He has started his teaching experience in the University as an adjunct lecturer in Economics. And now he is a lecturer in ACCA F3, F7 and F9 courses.

Elbay Huseynli





Elbay Huseynli, ACCA is an audit professional with more than 7 years working experience. He started his working experience in Big four companies. Then he continued working in Baker Tilly Azerbaijan and he is currently working as an Assistant Manager in the mentioned Company. Elbay graduated from MCs International Accounting and Financial Management, University of East Anglia, and also he graduated from Gafgaz University, faculty of Finance in 2011. He had won Presidential scholarship and graduated from the university with distinction. He is an ACCA member from August, 2017 and has completed his certification in 4 years with all papers passed at first attempt. Apart from audit Elbay provided trainings on audit and IFRS. Moreover he was a lecturer in Western University and provides ACCA F3 classes.

Tural Muradov





Tural Muradov, ACCA is an audit and finance professional with more than 8 years working experience. He started his working experience in one of the audit companies in Azerbaijan and had been promoted to Assistant Manager position during his audit career. He is now working as a Chief Financial Officer in one of the oil companies in Azerbaijan. Tural graduated from Special Talanted Group, Azerbaijan State Economic University. He is an ACCA member. And now he is preparing for his Financial Risk Management qualifications.

Ramil Badalov





Ramil Badalov, ACCA is an audit Senior Manager with 10+ years working experience in external auditing, focusing on diversified clients such as retail, wholesale, manufacturing, government, banks and educational institutions. He has a deep knowledge in IFRS, US-GAAP, ISA, IAS standards. Ramil graduated from Khazar University with bachelor degree of Accounting and Auditing in 2008 and joined Moore Stephens Azerbaijan, international audit firm in May, 2008. He is an ACCA member and has 4 years teaching experience in several courses as ACCA F3 and F7 instructor.

Javidan Mahmudov





Javidan Mahmudov, ACCA is an audit professional with more than 6 years working experience in external audit. He has a deep knowledge in IFRS, US-GAAP, ISA, IAS standards. He has graduated from Azerbaijan State Economics University. He is an ACCA member and instructor in ACCA F3 and F7.

Ziya Nasirov





Ziya Nasirov, ACCA is currently audit director at Baker Tilly with 10+ years of experience and is experienced in audit and assurance and also is responsible for review and supervision of audit engagements and also for maintaining client relationships and business development. He has participated in different projects especially has an extensive exposure on IFRS audits of banks and financial institutions Ziya started his career one of “Big 4” companies in 2008 as an audit assistant and worked there for two years. Later he joined Baker Tilly in September 2009 and subsequently he has been promoted to a Senior Associate. Currently he works as an Audit Director responsible for mainly for banks and financial service. He became member of Audit Committee at “Expressbank” OJSC in February, 2018 and he has been a member of ACCA since February 2015.

Elvin Gasimov





Elvin Gasimov, ACCA is an independent auditor with over 9 years of professional experience who is a positive, proactive and results-driven specialist in performing external audits in energy, oil and gas, marine construction, trading and diversified industries for small to large business entities, and manages a portfolio of both listed and unlisted, including multinational and local entities. Proven success in helping clients to achieve and maintain compliance with regulatory requirements, financial reporting, improves internal controls, and reduces financial and operational risk. Elvin is an Audit Senior Manager since July 2018. He graduated from the School of Economics and Management, Khazar University with bachelor degree in 2009. Elvin is an ACCA member. Areas of experience: Assurance, IFRS, PSA, AZ GAAP, financial reporting, risk management, financial analysis, process improvement, controls, cost accounting, forensic audits, etc.

Farid Jafarov





Farid Jafarov, CFA is currently a Senior Investment Analyst at PMD Group, Baku, Azerbaijan. He is a professional financial analyst performing valuations on real estate development projects, applying DCF and asset-based models to set target acquisition values. He is also an experienced person on conducting financial statements forecasting and spreadsheet modelling, creating sensitivity and scenario tables and carrying out investment researches on valuation projects. Farid also worked as a business analyst at Unibank Commercial Bank during the period of 2014-2016. So he is also experienced in banking sector analysing retail customer segments, their spending and repayment patterns.

Vasif Shikhaliyev





Shikhaliyev Vasif, PMP has graduated from Azerbaijan State University of Economics (UNEC) with bachelor degree in Finance and master degree in Financial control and audit. He has begun his professional carrier in “Bank Standard CJSC” as business process analyst, afterwards worked for “Kapital Bank OJCS”. Vasif participated in different IT projects and currently is working as Senior IT Business analyst of IT projects in “The International Bank of Azerbaijan OJSC”. Vasif is OCA (Oracle Certified Associate) in Oracle Database 12c SQL (scope – 1Z0-071 exam).

Farid Ismayilzada





Farid Ismayilzada, is a finance professional. He started his professional career in Unibank as a credit risk underwriter in risk management department. Then he continued his career in Industrial Development Bank of Turkey as an analyst in corporate finance. His main specialities are conducted in merger & acquisition, valuation, financial analysis and modelling. Farid get his bachelor degree at Azerbaijan State University of Oil and Industry with the major of Economics in 2016. Then continued his education in Sabanci University with the major of Finance and get his master degree. Farid is currently working at State Oil Fund of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ) as an equity analyst in investment department. He has already passed successfully all 3 levels of CFA on the 1st attempt.