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Dr. Ali N. Kamalov, B.Econ. (Cum Laude), M.I.R., M.P.A., Ph.D.


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BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Dr. Ali N. Kamalov, B.Econ. (Cum Laude), M.I.R., M.P.A., Ph.D.

Dr. Ali N. Kamalov is a financial expert and Fellow of New Westminster College. He earned a Bachelor in Economics (Cum Laude) in 1989 from the Agricultural University in Azerbaijan, a Ph.D. in Economics in 1993 from the Institute of Economics in Azerbaijan, a Non-Degree in Business Administration in 1994 from the University of Texas, a Master in International Relations in 1995 from Bilkent University in Turkey, and a MPA in Industry, Finance and Regulation in 2006 from Harvard University in the USA. He has language proficiency in English, Russian, Turkish, Azeri, and Greek.

Dr. Kamalov has an outstanding record of ethical leadership and his professional experience includes:

  • 06.2012 to present: Director, Investment Department, Pasha Holding LLC, Baku, Azerbaijan
  • 10.2011 to 06.2012: Country Coordinator and Chief Financial Expert, SOFRECO/EuropAid, Baku Azerbaijan and Kiev, Ukraine
  • 03.2009 to 06.2011: Principal Banker, EBRD, Baku Resident Office, Baku, Azerbaijan
  • 07.2008 to 03.2009: Lead Consultant, Azerbaijan Business Enabling Environment Project, IFC, Baku, Azerbaijan
  • 09.2007 to 07.2008: Lead Consultant, Improvement of the Investment Sand Export Promotion Climate in Azerbaijan, ECO, Brussels, Belgium
  • 09-2006 to 09.2007: Advisory Services in Improvement of Access to SME Finance, Liberalization of Banking Sector and Foreign Investment Supporting Policy, Central Bank of Azerbaijan, Baku, Azerbaijan
  • 06.2000 to 06.2005: Senior Banker, BSTDB, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • 12.1997 to 06.2000: Senior Financial Analyst, EBRD, Baku, Azerbaijan/London, U.K.
  • 01.1995 to 12.1997: Relationship Manager, CITIBANK N.A., Istanbul, Turkey

Dr. Kamalov’s skills and expertise include:

  • Banking
  • Credit
  • Credit Risk
  • Investments
  • Project Finance
  • Financial Analysis

Dr. Kamalov’s memberships include:

  • 2006: Member, Harvard Alumni Association
  • 1995: Member, Bilkent University Alumni Association
  • 1994: Member, AISEC

Dr. Kamalov’s honours and awards include:

  • 2013: Fellow, New Westminster College (Canada)
  • 2008: Published ‘Study of SMEs in Azerbaijan, IFC/World Bank (Azerbaijan)
  • 2005: Edward S. Mason Fellowship, Harvard University (USA)
  • 1994: Ihsan Dogramaci Scholarship, Bilkent University (Turkey)
  • 1993: BP/AMOCO Scholarship, Non-degree MBA, University of Texas (USA)
  • 1992: Ph.D. Dissertation titled “Improvement of Economic Mechanism in Agri-Industrial Complex of Azerbaijan”, published in the Journal of Academy of Sciences (Azerbaijan)

As a Fellow of New Westminster College, Dr. Ali N. Kamalov is dedicated to supporting the highest standards of academic excellence and is committed to the advancement of New Westminster College and its Global Network of Fellows.