Mayis Safarov – Chairman of Board
Mayis Safarov is a founder of “Uluchay” Social-Economic Innovation Center. He has graduated from Azerbaijan Medical University and worked a doctor till 1992. He has previously worked as a deputy chief of Blood Transformation Center and regional director of Red Cross Society in Sheki. He is currently working as a Chairman of Board of Director of Uluchay and supporting the staff in development and implementation of projects and researches.
Ilyas Safarli – Executive Director
Ilyas Safarli has joined to Uluchay in 2006 and started to work as a coordinator of Youth department and then as a Development coordinator. In 2008, after the re-registration of organization, he became an executive director of Uluchay. He has graduated from Azerbaijan Co-operation University in Baku with bachelor degree in finance and credit. He is currently responsible for development of organization, including financial sustainability, fundraising, management of programs and cooperation with stakeholders. He is a member of European 3rd sector leaders network (EUCLID) and national coordinator of Open Forum for CSO development effectiveness in Azerbaijan. He is expert in civil society, youth empowerment and economic development topics. He is working in different international and regional programs related to the monitoring, assessment and evaluation of programs and stakeholders.
Mohubbali Nagiyev – Finance Director
Mohubbali Nagiyev has joined to Uluchay in 2002 as a Finance Director. He is an expert in financial management and providing consultations and training sessions to other organizations on finance management and accounting issues.
Irada Azizova – Services department Manager
Irada has joined to Uluchay in 1999 as a manager of computer courses. She is currently managing all social enterprises of the organization and during the last 14 years she has worked on development of service department of organization. She is also working as a trainer and providing trainings on motivation, leadership, team work and gender equality.
Arzu Huseynova – Entrepreneurship Advisor
Arzu has joined to Uluchay in 2006 as an Advocacy Officer. For the last several years she has participated in management and implementation of various programs at Uluchay. Currently she is working as an Entrepreneurship Advisor and at the same time working as an Advocacy Officer and supporting the Policy Unit of organization with her recommendations.