Senior Researcher at the Economic Research Centre of Azerbaijan
Board Member Type: 
Civil Society Organizations

Gubad Ibadoglu  is an economist from Azerbaijan. His research focuses on public finance management and  policy. He is conducted research at the Higher Economic School, Warsaw in 1999/2000, at Central European University, Budapest in 2004/2005, and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2008/2009. Dr. Ibadoglu is also an associate professor of Department of Economic Analysis at Azerbaijan State Economic University.

He has commenced his career at Economic Research Center since 1999. Initially, he was dealing with management issues within the organization and in last 3 years he has been mostly engaged in conducting researches.

He has been selected to management staff of various civil society alliances.  He was a  member of Extractive Industries Transparency İnitiative (EITI)  Multi-stakeholder Group (MSG) in 2010-2012,  Board Member of National Budget Group (NBG); Member of Euro integration National Public Committee in Azerbaijan, and a board member of the US-Educated Azerbaijani Alumni Association.

He was also a member of coalitions operating on regional and international level, such as Steering Committee of Black Sea NGO Forum and Strategy Advisory Group of Publish What You Pay International Coalition.

Dr. Ibadoglu  is a chairman of Public Initiatives Center in Azerbaijan. He is a member of the Steering Committee of the Eastern Partnership Program’s Civil Society Forum as a country facilitator in Azerbaijan.  

He has been selected as a civil society representative to the EITI Board as a Full Member in 2013-2015.