Rza Aliyev
















Private Banker, Wealth Manager                                                                                                                           October 2013

ANDBANK, Escaldes-Engordany, Principality of Andorra                                                                                 Present        

·        Is in direct contact with HNWI from Central Asia, Caucasus, Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, Greece and Lebanon

·        Extensively travels to the core countries (3 weeks a month), advising the clients on financial and wealth planning

·        Creates optimal solutions for the clients on residency, investments, asset protection and any other issues


Financial Adviser, Private Banker                                                                                                                         November 2012

Credit Andorra SA, Andorra La Vella, Principality of Andorra                                                                         October 2013            

·        Creates and implement business development strategies to attract new clients from markets of Azerbaijan,

Greece, Czech Republic and others

·        Make an in-depth reviews of clients' financial situation, future goals and the source of assets

·        Assist clients in creating successful investment portfolios and solutions


Founder and Director                                                                                                                                                 June 2012 –

ST Ventures LLC, Baku, Azerbaijan                                                                                                                          November 2012

·        Strategy and Business Development

·        Central Asia, South Caucasus, Turkey, Greece, Czech Republic networking services

·        Event Management


Development Officer                                                                                                                                                  May 2011 –

Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy, Baku, Azerbaijan                                                                                              May 2012

·         Creates and oversees the development strategy for Academy

·         Develops goals and strategies for all fundraising campaigns

·         Plans and Coordinates the Endowment Fund of the ADA Foundation


Adviser, Youth Delegate from the Republic of Azerbaijan                                                                               September 2011 –

United Nations, New York, the USA                                                                                                                          October 2012

·        Attained and delivered a speech at the UN General Assembly Economic and Social Committee (ECOSOC)

·        Produced the Draft UN Resolution on Policies and Programs Involving Youth


Development Officer                                                                                                                                                  May 2011 –

American University, School of International Affairs, Washington DC, the USA                                           August 2011

·         Shadowed Director of Development and Alumni Affairs Department

·         Contributed to development of goals and strategies for all fundraising campaigns of AU

·         Got mentored and trained by the Senior Development Executives of AU


Executive Assistant to the Dean                                                                                                                                September 2010 –

Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy, Baku, Azerbaijan                                                                                              April 2011

·         Organized and managed events, seminars, conferences

·         Assisted in Research and development

·         Conducted administrative tasks


Intern                                                                                                                                                                              July 2010 –

Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in the USA, Washington DC, USA                                                       August 2010

·         Communicated with MFA, wrote memos, “notes verbale”

·         Research and archiving

·         Visited events, related to Azerbaijan and the region, with later reports to MFA

·         Completed administrative tasks


Research Assistant                                                                                                                                                       July 2010 –

Atlantic Council, Washington DC, USA                                                                                                                   September 2010

·         Assisted on research and analysis on energy issues,  Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan and China



Research Assistant, Executive Producer’s Assistant                                                                                           October 2009 –      

Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy Majlis (ADA Majlis), Baku, Azerbaijan                                                         June 2010

·       Managed operations before and during events

·       Research and archiving

·       Gathered, analyzed, organized and produced research materials



Intern                                                                                                                                                                              May 2009

Executive Power of Narimanov District, Baku, Azerbaijan

·         Gathered statistical data about the Narimanov district

·         Organized and attended meetings, events, ceremonies


Strategic and Business Development Manager                                                                                                    January 2009 –         

‘Vox’ Design Agency, Baku, Azerbaijan                                                                                                                   September 2009

·       Built the strategic development plan for the newly founded design company

·       Applied SWOT analysis, did market research, coordinated legal documentation/registration

·       Managed hiring and training process for organization



PhD in Economy                                                                                                                                                          September 2013

Academy of Public Administration under the President of Azerbaijan Republic, Baku, Azerbaijan            Present       

Thesis: “Transforming Azerbaijan to International Financial Center”


Master of Arts in Diplomacy and International Affairs                                                                                    May 2011

Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy, Baku, Azerbaijan

Double Major: Conflict Resolution and Security Studies; Caspian Basin Studies

·       Full Academic Scholarship named after Heydar Aliyev

·       Haji Zeynalabdin Taghiyev Award for Responsible Citizenship and Civic Engagement


Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration                                                                                                           June 2009

Academy of Public Administration under the President of Azerbaijan Republic, Baku, Azerbaijan

Department of Administrative Management

·         Group president at the Student Research Council Board



Languages: Azerbaijani – Fluent (Native), Russian – Fluent, English – Fluent (TOEFL IbT 111), Spanish – Fluent, Turkish – Fluent

Computer literacy: MS Windows, Mac OS, Adobe Photoshop, OmniGraffle Professional, DonorPerfect



·         Good Will Ambassador Award from US Congress and Children Uniting Nations in recognition of international support of the welfare of children and the fight against trafficking

·         Special Envoy of “Children Uniting Nations”

·         World Academy of Arts and Sciences – Junior Fellow

·         Active participant in Club of Rome and Club de Madrid meetings and gatherings