Research Faculty

At GBS we only work with the very best people, those who have been successful in their business careers and have the right academic qualifications in order to focus on our research priorities and support students engaged in final thesis work.

Dr. Narmina Garayeva

Prof. Garayeva has over 30 years’ experience in multiple sectors such as Oil & Gas E&P, Insurance, Research and Universities, and in diverse projects’ geography – Azerbaijan, West Africa, North Sea, Middle East, Russia, Kazakhstan. At the beginning of her career, she spent 13 years in Academic Scientific Centre where she completed a Ph.D. degree in “Oil and Gas Fields Development and Operation”. From 1997-2001 she was leading Actuarial Calculation Department in Private Health Insurance Company. Starting from 2001 she is in Oil and Gas Exploration and Production sector. Her expertise comes from major corporate, national oil and small private companies. 2007-2008 Prof. Garayeva was a Peer Reviewer, SPE’s Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering Journal (2007-2008), currently she is a member of the technical expert group on UNFC Resource and Reserves Classification. She has 15+ publications – The SPE Paper (95419) presented in Dallas ATCE, Oct-2005.