Mr. Anar Mammadov
Mr. Anar Mammadov is an independent Azerbaijani businessman and entrepreneur. Mr. Mammadov is the Chairman & CEO of Garant Holding, a major corporation with diversified business interests in infrastructure, construction, oil and gas production, international trade, telecommunications, and hospitality services. He is also the president of the Golf Federation of Azerbaijan.
The generational leader of a prominent Azeri family, Mr. Mammadov was educated in the United Kingdom before returning to his home country of Azerbaijan to establish and grow his multinational corporation.
Mr. Mammadov is committed to advancing an understanding and appreciation of his country’s history, culture, people, natural resources, business environment and national government.
Chairman of the Board
Mr. Burton’s decades of service in the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs makes him uniquely qualified to lead the Alliance. As Chairman of the Subcommittee for Europe and Eurasia Affairs, Burton built strong relationships with the President of Azerbaijan and senior governmental officials while visiting Azerbaijan during his Congressional tenure. In a 2005 speech on the floor of the House of Representatives, Burton was one of the first Members of Congress to honor the Azerbaijani victims of the 1992 Khojaly massacre.
During the years he spent in the U.S. Congress, Mr. Burton was intimately involved in shaping U.S. foreign policy, including policies affecting trade and foreign aid. Mr. Burton has shown great leadership in bringing attention to these issues.