Mr. Abdullaev has over 25 years of experience in water management and environmental topics. His academic and professional experience include Central Asia, Sri Lanka, Iran, Pakistan, Thailand, Israel, USA, Germany, and Netherlands. Mr. Abdullaev held various advisory, editorial, research, and senior posts with GIZ, ZEF Center of Bonn, NGOs, boards, and associations.
Mr. Abdullaev is well linked with the academic circles. He is a member of editorial boards of few internationally peer reviewed journals. He himself authored three monographs, over 30 peer reviewed articles, and over 150 conference papers.
Mr. Iskandar Abdullaev holds MSc and Ph.D. degrees from the Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Agriculture Mechanization Engineers where he also taught classes during 1992-1999. He continued teaching at German-Kazakh University (2013-present).