Partner, Financial Services Industry Leader
KPMG in Russia and the CIS
Over the last 20 years, Vugar gained extensive experience in providing audit and consulting services to banks, insurance, construction and leasing companies in Azerbaijan, Russia, Turkey and Georgia. Since the mid-90s, Vugar took an active part in the transition of Azerbaijani banking sector to the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). During 2000-2001, Vugar participated in the development of corporate governance standards for commercial banks of Azerbaijan. Vugar continues to take an active part in improving the audit legislation and implementation of global best practices in the regulation of audit activities in Azerbaijan.
Vugar Aliyev started his professional career in 1996 at one of "Big Four" companies. In July 2011, Vugar led the KPMG office in Azerbaijan as a Managing Partner. Today KPMG Baku provides audit, tax and advisory services on financial issues, and the number of permanent staff exceeds 100 people. Effective January 2016, Vugar Farman Aliyev is appointed as Head of Financial Services industry of KPMG in Russia and the CIS.
PhD in International Civil Law at Baku State University, Baku, Azerbaijan
Association of Certified Chartered Accountants, United Kingdom (FCCA)
Statutory Auditor, Chamber of Auditors of Azerbaijan, Baku, Azerbaijan