Ziya Ibrahimov started as an Audit Manager at Baker Tilly Azerbaijan and was responsible for financial services industry practice in December 2007 and later, in October 2008 he has was promoted to a director of audit and assurance department. In 2011, he was assigned to a new role as an audit partner in the firm. Ziya was graduated from the Midwestern State University Graduate School (Texas, USA) with MBA degree in 2002 and joined PricewaterhouseCoopers international audit firm in 2003 and worked from associate to Assistant Manager till December 2007. In March 2007 he became a member of internationally recognized accounting association ACCA. From 2003 to 2007 Ziya participated in different projects within CIS, in particular in Georgia, Russia and Ukraine. Ziya has extensive exposure on IFRS audits of banking, insurance, leasing, telecommunication and retail industries.