Gulmira Rzayeva

Senior Research Fellow

Center for Strategic Studies


Ms. Gulmira Rzayeva is a senior research fellow at the Center for Strategic Studies (SAM) under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Research Associate at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES) and Expert/Advisor of the World Energy Council’s Global Gas Center based in Geneva. She is also on board of directorate of the newly established The Institute for Effective Governance and Stabilization based in Stockholm, Sweden and the Trade Forest trading company based in London. Her area of expertise includes energy security covering issues such as the energy policy of Azerbaijan and Black Sea/Caspian region energy security, Turkish domestic natural gas market, European gas market. Ms Rzayeva is recognized worldwide for her reports and seminal articles about energy focusing on the region, as well as for her speeches in some of the most prestigious universities including Harvard University, think-tanks and prestigious international conferences world-wide. Ms. Rzayeva has published several scholarly publications focusing on her area of expertise.

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