Kamala Nuriyeva obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Banking Management from Western University in 1998, and her Master’s degree in Finance from Azerbaijan State Economic University in 2002.
Nuriyeva started her professional career at Postbank OJSC as an IT specialist. She worked there for seven years, ultimately becoming the Head of the Credit Department.
In 2003, she joined the Agricultural Rural Investment Fund, established under the TACIS program for agricultural industry development in Azerbaijan, serving as a loan officer. There, she was responsible for attracting customers, as well as loan origination and management. That same year, she was recruited by Unibank OJSC to work with Treasury control, where she was responsible for currency and market risk management. During 2004-2005, she served McDermott Caspian Contractors Inc. as a cost controller for the fabrication and installation of Central Azeri Offshore Platforms. In 2005, she joined the Bank of Baku OJSC as a deputy chief accountant responsible for accounting activities and management reporting.
She joined PASHA Bank in 2007 as an internal auditor, and was promoted to Head of the Risk Management Department in 2010. In 2011, she moved to PASHA Holding as Group internal auditor and was appointed the Chairperson of the Audit Committee at PASHA Bank, Azerbaijan. In 2013, she was appointed the Head of Group Risk Management at PASHA Holding. She is a Board Member and Chairperson of the Risk Committee at Kapital Bank OJSC Azerbaijan, Member of the Risk Committee at PASHA Bank Georgia and Member of the Investment Committee at PASHA Investment.
Ms. Nuriyeva joined PASHA Yatırım Bankası A.Ş. as a Board Member effective November 25, 2016.
She has 23 years of experience in banking and business administration.