Elmar Guliyev

Candidate for the position as “President” 


Tell us about yourself and what you are currently dedicating your time towards?  

Dear network, I am Elmar, this month I will turn 30. I live in Sumgayit (near to Baku). I studied sport management at Azerbaijan Sport Academy and did my exchange in Sheffield, UK. I have already 7 years working and volunteer experience in the field of international relations. I would love to use my time as much as I can for OCEANS. 


Do you have any previous experience with OCEANS and if so in what capacity?  

I joined OCEANS in 2019. Then I become National representative of Azerbaijan. I also attended ESAA meeting in Bonn as member of OCEANS. 


What motivates you to apply for this position?  

About 1 year OCEANS is not looking as active, I am worry about it. There has been less communication with national reps. and members. It needs to be developed. OCEANS has very large cope of experience and background, we need to use it as maximum. I have time, I have experience in international organizations, that is why I decided to apply as a president of OCEANS. 


What skills and qualities can you bring to this position?  

I have very strong project management and leadership skills to become president of OCEANS. Previously I worked as PR, FR, PD etc. position in the past, for the promotion of OCEANS I will use my public relation skills, for getting support from other institutions and private company and I will use my fundraising skills. 


What are your plans and ideas for the future of OCEANS?  

As you know there has been a new period of ERASMUS+ programme for 2021-2027. We need to use this opportunities as maximum we can. Closely working with National representatives, and engaging with members.