Farhad Mammadov

Director, Center for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan  

He received his master degree from the Department of History at Baku State University.

Since 2000, he worked on the research projects of NGO “Impulse”. He became a director of the National Center for Strategic Initiatives (2004). During this period, he was engaged in sociological research, organisation of television talk shows and projects on the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

He is a founder of the largest youth organisation "Ireli" (2005).

He was hired as an adviser to the Minister of Youth and Sport of the Republic of Azerbaijan (2007). Since 2008, he has been working in the Political Analysis and Information Provision Department at the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Azerbaijan. He was appointed as a head of the sector at the Department (2011).

Author of 2 books, 1 monograph and more than 200 academic publications.