Etibar Shikhzadayev started as an international student, and attained his MBA
(Master of Business Administration) with distinction from the University of
Gloucestershire. Etibar then founded eGlobal Connections Ltd, a London based travel and study abroad agency which further increased his expertise in the Travel & Tourism and Study Abroad industries. Etibar and his team then leveraged their professional and educational backgrounds to found a subsidiary company, eGlobal Education. He remains highly self-motivated and goal-driven, contributing to the success of the eGlobal team and meeting complex problems with practical, effective solutions.
Bakhtiyar Shikhzadayev serves as eGlobal Education’s Managing Director and CEO, bringing to the table his 20 years of experience in accounting, finance, and business management in the oil and gas, construction, trade and tourism industries. Bakhtiyar is a dynamic and experienced leader who is responsible for developing high quality financial and business strategies and ensuring their alignment with company objectives. He manages all operations and business activities to produce expected results which are consistent with the both eGlobal Connections’ and eGlobal Education’s mission and strategy.
Irina IbrahimovaSales Manager
Irina Ibrahimova serves as the company’s Sales Manager. She is a highly motivated and committed professional with over 16 years' experience in the travel industry. She is a qualified Amadeus airfare and ticketing specialist. She has also completed the IATA/UFTAA Foundation & EBT course. As eGlobal Connections’ Sales Manager, Irina organizes customers’ holidays according to their preferences and budgets. Her responsibilities are answering customer queries, booking flights, providing advice about travel documents, and seeing to their transport and accommodation needs.
Tural JafarovBilling & Credit Controller
Jafarov Tural began working at eGlobal Connections as an accountant in 2014, and now serves as its Billing and Credit Controller. Tural specializes in International Economics Management, and primarily works in the management of internal accounting and compiling the company’s financial statements for auditors. Tural also conducts regular research aimed at maximizing the company’s sales revenue, reducing business costs, or increasing turnover, productivity, and efficiency.
Zarina AbdullayevaContent Coordinator
Zarina has been with eGlobal Connections since 2017, and currently serves as the organization’s Content Coordinator. Zarina has 10 years of experience in both Project Development and Project Management. She started her career as a Contracts Assistant at Sangachal Terminal Expansion Programme (STEP) – a huge oil and gas project – and had risen to Head of STEP Contracts Department by the time the project was completed. Despite her success in the oil and gas industry, Zarina prefers doing more creative work such as brand and event management. As a vital part of eGlobal team, Zarina handles content curation and development for the website.
Mammad Agha MammadovMarketing Consultant
Mammad Agha Mammadov is eGlobal Connections’ Marketing Consultant. He also happens to be the Director of Brand Baker Ltd. Company – a permanent business partner of eGlobal Connections. Since 2007, Mammad has worked in Brand Management and Event Management. He leverages his creative approach and innovative solutions for the benefit if every project he finds himself involved with.
Mitch HorstContent Writer
Mitch Horst is the co-founder of Cogshed, an independent content creation, SEO and social media firm serving clients all over the world. He is also the resident Website Content Writer for eGlobal Education.
Mitch grew up in the United States, and had a rather eclectic education there. It all started with undergraduate work in Anthropology and Forensics, but he ended up getting his Juris Doctorate and specialising in civil rights law. Nevertheless, he chucked it all to move to Europe and write for the internet.