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Our Leadership

Our leadership team is composed of experts who possess sophisticated analytical skills and strategic insights with a relentless focus on our clients’ success. Whether you seek to improve your business performance, ensure all aspects of risk are covered, analyze investment opportunities or enhance your business, our experts are here to help.

Aydin Garalov


Aydin is the founder of FINADCO and an experienced finance professional with over 8 years of deep expertise in the financial sector. Aydin is responsible for all aspects of FINADCO’s long-term business strategy and operational oversight, which includes process optimization and executive team management. His primary focus is to ensure that the firm lives up to its mission of delivering excellence and compelling value to its clients.

Aydin has extensive investment and asset management experience working as a trader at the State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ), overseeing the Fixed Income portfolio, which includes investments in money market instruments and debt products such as SSA bonds and global sovereign fixed income securities. Prior to this role, Aydin worked as a Senior Internal Auditor in SOFAZ.

Aydin holds a Bachelor’s degree from Khazar University and a Master’s degree from the University of Essex, United Kingdom.

Elnur Fatullayev, CFA

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Elnur is an experienced senior finance professional with significant financial services industry expertise in the Australian and Azerbaijani markets.

As a Charterholder of CFA qualification and graduate of Master of Applied Finance program from Australian National University, Elnur has been a trusted advisor to the multibillion-dollar global institutional investors, including but not limited to wealth managers, private equity and pension funds, in his most recent role as a Senior Manager at Deloitte Australia.

His diverse financial services expertise covers initial public offering (IPO) advisory, M&A advisory, due diligence and feasibility studies, investment and asset valuation, audit, compliance, and financial reporting.

Elnur also holds a bachelor’s degree from Azerbaijan State Economic University (UNEC) and has gained valuable experience in banking, agriculture, and oil and gas sectors in Azerbaijan. His previous roles in Azerbaijan include Head of Audit in one of the local retail banks and Assurance Supervisor at EY Baku Office.

Nazim Hajiyev

Advisor to CEO

Nazim has more than 20 years of hands-on experience in the financial sector. He has worked for many years in senior positions in Capital Markets, Investment Banking and Advisory at HSBC, as well as Credit Agricole, Morgan Stanley, and PwC. Having experience taking a large regional business group to the international capital markets, Nazim has gained significant expertise in many industries across different markets.
Nazim holds an MBA, with honors, from the Robinson School of Business (USA, Atlanta) and a Master’s degree in Engineering from the State Oil Academy in Azerbaijan. He is the Deputy Chairman of the Banking, Finance & Insurance Committee of AmCham (American Chamber of Commerce in Azerbaijan) and the Tax, Legal and Finance Committee of CCIAF (Azerbaijan-France Chamber of Commerce and Industry).

Azad Mammadov

Advisor to CEO

Azad is a seasoned finance and investment professional with more than a decade of hands-on experience in the financial sector. Azad’s international experience in multiple industries, such as Oil & Gas Project Finance, Commodity & Energy Trading Finance, as well as Investment Management Advisory Services experience across North America, Europe, Australia and Asia, makes him the best match to offer tailored solutions to the problems of our clients.

Azad holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Ashton College, Canada and AMUB, Bulgaria, and a Master’s degree in Finance from James Cook University, Singapore and Griffith University, Australia, as well as a Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning.

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