Mr. Elyor Rakhmanov is a Leading Inspector at the Service for Protection of Rights of Citizens in the Office of the President of Uzbekistan, where he analyzes appeals of the citizens and makes recommendations on improving legislation and law-enforcement practice to better protect citizens’ rights and freedoms. Previously he served as the First Deputy Director of the “e-Government” System Development Center under the Ministry of Development of Information Technologies and Communications. From 2011 to 2012, he worked for the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan as a Leading Expert in the Department on Attraction of Modern Mini-Technologies and Foreign Investments. He also served as the Deputy Dean at the School of International Economics and Graduate Studies at the University of World Economy and Diplomacy in Tashkent (UWED). Mr. Rakhmanov holds a PhD (2007) and BS in International Economics from UWED, and an MS (2010) in Engineering from Seoul National University, South Korea.