Functional Leaders


Functional Leaders

Deloitte in Azerbaijan

Nuran Kerimov

Partner, Tax & Legal

Nuran joined Deloitte in 2003, establishing the firm’s Tax practice in Azerbaijan. He has significant experience in advising Azerbaijani and international companies, mainly in the FSI and Oil & Gas sectors, on tax and associated issues. He holds a Bachelor’s in Law from Voronezh State University and a LL.M. from the University of Georgia (USA). Nuran is a Board member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Azerbaijan. He is married with three children.

Elnur Gurbanov

Audit Partner

Elnur joined Deloitte in 2002, having spent five years with another Big Four firm. He has a Bachelor’s degree from Oxford Brooks University and is an ACCA member. He became a partner and setup the Deloitte practice in Azerbaijan in 2008. Elnur has extensive experience in audit, due diligence investigations, corporate governance and operational efficiency projects. Away from work, Elnur spends time with his family and is a fan of Barcelona FC.

Tural Hajiyev


Tural has 10 years experience in serving our clients in a range of capacities and industries with a focus on governance, risk and control.

Tural has extensive experience in leading high profile risk based internal audit reviews covering a wide range of processes and industries with a particular focus on energy and resources and financial services institutions industries. Over past few years Tural has acquired extensive consultancy experience with companies and financial institutions, including finance, HR and business processes’ diagnostics, development of “to be” processes and embedded internal control mechanisms, Target Operating Model, development of corporate governance mechanisms, gap analysis, implementation of key controls in the finance function, fraud investigation techniques, internal/IT audit outsourcing/co-sourcing/IT security audit, internal controls design/assessment in the SAP and Oracle ERP environments, etc.

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