Research Associate, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES)
Ms. Gulmira Rzayeva is a Research Associate at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES), Expert/Advisor of the World Energy Council’s Global Gas Center based in Geneva and visiting research fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy of Columbia University. She is also on board of directorate of the Institute for Effective Governance and Stabilization based in Stockholm, Sweden. She is a founder and managing director of the London-based Eurasia Analytics Ltd consulting company. She was a senior research fellow at the Center for Strategic Studies (SAM) under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan for last ten years until January 2019. Her area of expertise includes energy security covering issues such as the energy policy of Azerbaijan and East Europe/Caspian region, Turkish domestic natural gas market, SEE gas market, global natural gas market, gas-to-hydrogen etc. 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.