ILHOM ABDULLOEV, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR BRANCH OFFICE OF THE INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF OPEN SOCIETY INSTITUTE — ASSISTANCE FOUNDATION IN TAJIKISTAN. THE CHAIRMAN OF THE SUPERVISORY BOARD OF CJSC MDO "HUMO"
Ilhom Abdulloev is the executive director of the Open Society Institute Assistance Foundation–Tajikistan. Abdulloev is also an academic researcher focusing on migration. He is currently a research fellow at the European Institute for the Study of labor and the corresponding member of Engineering Academy of Tajikistan. He has consulted for the World Bank and the Japan International Cooperation Agency conducting research on jobs, migration, remittances, and household finances in Tajikistan. He chairs the Supervisory Board of CJSC MDO “Humo”. Abdulloev joined the Open Society Foundations in November 2002, as a coordinator for the Economic and Business Development Program. He later worked as a grants manager and program director for business development, migration, and arts and culture.
Prior to joining Open Society, Abdulloev was an economist at the State Statistical Agency and was deputy head of the Dushanbe Executive Committee’s Department of International Relations.
Abdulloev graduated from the Tajik National University, and earned a PhD in the philosophy of economics from Rutgers University and an MLitt from the University of Saint Andrews. His graduate studies were supported by Open Society scholarships and his PhD dissertation won Rutgers University’s Alfred S. Eichner Prize in Economics and the Monroe Berkowitz Memorial Award.
MARTIN VILLEMURE, MEMBER OF THE SUPERVISORY BOARD OF MDO "HUMO"
ZAFAR KHUDOYKULOV, MEMBER OF THE SUPERVISORY BOARD OF MDO "HUMO"
TALANT SULTANOV, MEMBER OF THE SUPERVISORY BOARD OF MDO "HUMO"
Talant Sultanov is vice president for finance at the American University of Central Asia (AUCA). Prior to joining AUCA, from 2006 to 2010, Talant worked as head of the Project Finance Department of "Kazkommertsbank" (KKB) in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Previously, in 2005—2006, Talant worked at the headquarters of the World Bank (WB) in Washington as advisor in the Vice-President’s office for Europe and Central Asia, in 2003—2004, as a specialist in communications at the WB Office for Central Asia in Almaty.
In 2001—2003, he worked as Communication Director in the project of USAID and KARANA Corporation for Small and Medium Business Development in Central Asia. He was also the Director of a joint project of the University of Michigan and the International University of Kyrgyzstan (2000—2001, Bishkek), and the Fellowship Coordinator in the organization named the World Affairs Council in San Francisco (1998—2000).
Talant Sultanov graduated from Columbia University in 2006, where he earned a Master's Degree in International Finance. Talant also graduated with honors (Summa Cum Laude) from the State University of San Francisco (SFSU) in 1999, where he was awarded a bachelor's degree and was recognized as the best student of the department.