Otabek Rakhimov is an international development professional with 20 years of experience focusing mainly on project management in agriculture, the financial sector and public/economic policy. His experience includes working for government entities, banks, international organizations like the Asian Development Bank, the Japanese International Cooperation Agency and USAID, implementing partners and as an individual consultant. Through his field-based experience, he has worked on assignments in the Caucasus, Central Asia, the Middle East, Pakistan and West Africa.
Since joining CNFA, Rakhimov has held various positions within the finance and program management teams, supporting CNFA’s portfolio of projects through start-up, implementation and close-out activities.
Rakhimov holds a Master of Arts in Economic Policy Management from Université d’Auvergne in France, a Master of Business Administration from Otto Beisheim School of Management in Germany and a Bachelor of Arts in International Economic Relations from the University of World Economy and Diplomacy in Uzbekistan. He is fluent in English, French, Russian and Uzbek. He also speaks Azeri and Turkish at an intermediate level.