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Mr. Altai Efendiev

 

Mr. Altai Efendiev is the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, and holds the position of Secretary General for GUAM. Mr. Efendiev holds M.S. in International Economic Relations, Kiev State University, Ukraine; Post-graduate study, the Institute of Oriental Studies, Moscow, Russian Federation.

In 2016 he was elected as the Secretary General of the Organization for Democracy and Economic Development – GUAM; 2010-2015 – Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Kingdom of Spain and to the Principality of Andorra; 2009-2010 – Head, Department of Economic Cooperation and Development, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan; 2004-2009 – Deputy Secretary General of the Permanent International Secretariat of the Organisation of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation; 2000-2004 – Head, Department of Economic Cooperation and Development, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Economic Adviser to Minister of Foreign Affairs; 1997-2000 – Economic Counsellor, Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in London, UK; 1994-1997 – First Secretary (Economic & Commercial), Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in London, UK; 1993-1994 – Head, Division of Bilateral Economic Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan; 1992-1993 – Second/First Secretary, Department of International Economic Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan;  1980-1992 – Researcher, Institute of Oriental Studies, Academy of Science, Baku, the Republic of Azerbaijan. Mr. Efendiev is the Lecturer on international economic relations at: Baku State University, Western University, other private institutions and senior manager courses.