Rustam Tahirov


Field of Study: Finance & Banking

Mr. Rustam Tahirov is a financial sector specialist, with more than 15 years of experience in Central Bank and Financial Market Supervisory Authority in Azerbaijan. He engaged in 2 FSAPs, led development of financial sector strategies (Azerbaijan Financial Services Roadmap 2025) and regulatory policies (in line with Basel II/III, IOSCO, IAIS) and supervised market intermediaries. During his Fellowship year, he intends to have professional affiliations with US regulatory institutions, financial firms and research centers. In the future, Mr. Tahirov aims to take greater career and leadership responsibilities towards achieving effective and resilient financial services in Azerbaijan and other developing countries.

Mr. Tahirov holds an MSC in Banking and International Finance with a focus in Banking and Finance from Cass Business School.