Mr. Ramid Namazov is an Advisor in the Foreign Relations Department in the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Azerbaijan where he has worked since 2005. He prepares briefings and analytical reports on foreign policy issues, as well as speeches on international relations for officials of the Presidential Administration. Mr. Namazov holds an MA from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) (2013) and an MA in Public Governance from The Presidential Academy of Public Administration (2009). He also holds an MA in Business and Civil Law (2006) and a BA in Law (2003) from Baku State University. In addition, Mr. Namazov has attended special courses organized by the George Marshall Center for Security Studies together with the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan, the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy and the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of China, Egypt, and other countries.