About

Sanan Hajiyev

Executive Assistant

EMPEA

Sanan serves as Executive Assistant to EMPEA CEO, Cate Ambrose, and as Office Manager in New York, where he supports the EMPEA and LAVCA team across a variety of functions including research, sustainability, and operations.

Sanan is a graduate of Union College, where he studied Environmental Policy, specializing in Resource Management and Policy Adherence. At Union, he conducted research at the Kelly Adirondack Center as a Mellon Foundation Fellow, and later studied abroad in Vietnam where he interned at the Center for Water Resource Conservation & Development in Hanoi. Prior to joining EMPEA, he spent time with Eunomia Research & Consulting, a UK-based environmental consultancy, where he delivered on and managed projects for public and private sector clients. Sanan is fluent in Russian and Azeri, with intermediate proficiency in Spanish.

hajiyevs@empea.net