Mr. Fariz Jafarov is a Director of E-Gov Development Center of the Republic of Azerbaijan since its establishment.
Last five years of his career he worked in leading positions of the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan (ASAN) including head of Monitoring Center for Labor Relations, Deputy-director of the department for e-services development and social innovations. Before that, Mr. Jafarov worked at the Strategic Management Department of the Central Bank of Azerbaijan.
During his employment in ASAN he was a coordinator of several important projects such as ABAD, ASAN Pay, ASAN Visa, IDEA Bank, etc. and participated in various international conferences.
He earned Bachelor’s degree in public administration from the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan in 2008, master’s degree in MBA from the Webster Graduate School London in 2010 and project management from the George Washington University in 2013.
Jafarov is also a member of different working groups such as (i) Public Council for the Promotion of e-services, (ii) “Azerbaijan 2020: Vision of the Future” working group, (iii) working group on “Evoluation of e-services”, (iv) Tourism Council, (v) Development of Licenses and Permissions Portal working group, (vi) Labor Relations Regulatory and Coordination Commission, (vii) working group on National Location, etc. and, he currently gives lectures on Strategic Planning, Strategic Positioning, Marketing strategies and Strategy Implementation to bachelor and MBA students in different universities since 2011.
Knows Azerbaijani, English, Turkish and Russian.
Government decision makers and strategists from countries implementing national e-Governance strategies,
Donor organisations supporting development of open, transparent and efficient governance practices via IT solutions
Companies developing e-Governance applications and assisting governments with their implementation
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