Head of the Secretariat of the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
Rovzat Gasimov is currently Head of the Secretariat of the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Azerbaijan. He graduated from the Azerbaijan University of Languages in 1999 with Bachelor degree and in 2002 he received his Master degree in linguistic studies. Mr. Gasimov is also a graduate of the State Administration Academy under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan with specialization in state and municipal administration, completed in 2007. He launched his career at the CEC of Azerbaijan in 1998, that eventually led to a 18 year experience in the sphere of elections, democracy and governance. In 2000, Rovzat Gasimov was appointed Head of International Relations Department of the CEC Secretariat. His 11 years in this department have been dedicated to promoting international relations and future cooperation with foreign election institutions, as well as, researching and applying of international experience. Mr. Gasimov started serving as Head of the CEC Secretariat since 2011.