Farrukh Irnazarov

Farrukh Irnazarov is a Country Director for Uzbekistan at the Central Asian Development Institute since 2011. He has been working on Central Asia for 15 years and he conducted research projects for the World Bank, ADB, GIZ, GDN, USAID, IOM, Volkswagen and Gerda Henkel Foundations. In 2014-15, he was a Visiting Researcher at the Johns Hopkins University and George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA. Previously, Mr. Irnazarov worked for University of Applied Sciences Goettingen, National College of Ireland, Schwarzkopf and Henkel and Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations of Uzbekistan. Mr. Irnazarov has experience in the area of labour migration, radicalization, economic transition and urbanization as well as public policy and good governance. Mr. Irnazarov also gives master classes on communication and interviewing in difficult environments. He is completing his PhD in International Studies at the University of Groningen and has two MSc degrees - one in Business Administration and Economics from Stockholm University (2006) and another one in International and European Relations from Linköping University (2005).