Mr. Bayram Atayev is a crude oil professional engaged in crude oil sales and trading in the Caspian and Gulf regions for Dragon Oil Holdings, an upstream oil company based in Dubai. Dragon Oil is the largest independent crude oil exporter in Turkmenistan, producing from the offshore oil fields in the Turkmen sector of the Caspian Sea. With more than 15 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, Mr. Atayev holds professional certificates from Oxford Princeton, Oxford, UK; Intercontinental Exchange, ICE, London, UK; and the Insurance Business School, Moscow, Russia. Prior to working in the oil and gas sector, Mr. Atayev held different positions in the banking, insurance and telecommunications industries as well as in business development and project management. Mr. Atayev holds a BA in International Economics from Moscow State Institute of Foreign Relationships (MGIMO), Russia (2001) and is currently pursuing an executive MBA degree from the London Business School.