• Ilkhom Makhkambaev

    I help people to solve their problems related to:

    • To set up smooth coordination and deals with Government, Business and Civil Sector
    • Negotiations
    • Provide clear based networking
    • Business Development, new market
    • Marketing & Sales

  • Hi, my name is Ilkhom and I have vast experience in Civil , Public and Private Sector due to the jobs held for the last 17 years. I am an expert in areas of project evaluation, civil society sector development, marketing, sales, negotiation and fund raising. I love to make things happened, love to bring change and follow up. This website is my window to the world where you can find more about me and then get in touch


    Program Director
    October 2015 to September 2022
    • Overall Design, Management, Evaluation and Implementation of more than 7 projects funded by USAID, EU, UNDP etc. (average project size more than 1 mln USD)
    • Promoting close relationships among Civil Society, Government and Business Community
    • Involved through program activities in systematic change in different Government Bodies

    Movimentar GmbH

    A social enterprise providing advisory, training, and software-development services for organisations and individuals working in sustainable development and humanitarian actions.

    Monitoring and Evaluation of programms in Tajikistan

    Consultative Council on improvement of business climate under the President of Tajikistan

    Senior Advisor on Development of Private Sector (Government position)

    • Evaluation of performance of SME based on the provided reports
    • Conducting research analyses and identify gaps and weaknesses of existing SME’s and recommend a tailored package of training; coaching and mentoring to support and facilitate the transition of community enterprise into profitable businesses;
    • Lead the development and management of several key economic development programmes, particularly those related to local and national infrastructure investment;
    • Support to the Head of the consultative council in matters related to development of private sector
    • Supporting Small and Medium Size Enterprises
    • Set up the reporting and monitoring system
    • Advocacy and promoting of reforms for the development
    • Promoting the Involvement of civil society and private sector in daily operation the organisation, with ideas, recommendations
    • Consultative council received 2 awards after June 2014 (“Doing Business” and Howard Award in Innovation”)


    American Chamber of Commerce, Tajikistan

    Executive Director

    – June 2015

    • Turn association from zero into number one leading association in the country.
    • Promoting close relationship among Civil Society Organisations, Business Entities and Government Bodies
    • Connecting and providing services to Small and Medium Size Enterprises with large international Companies
    • Implementation of joint projects with Civil Society Organisations (VSO, EFCA etc.) and Business members of association/ projects like “Global Entrepreneurship Week”, “Speed Mentoring”
    • Number of members increased from 23 to 50 companies
    • Association is financially stable and has a growth of 13% per year
    • Representative of Extractive Industries (Tethys Petrolium & Comsup commodities) in Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) in Tajikistan

    Please click here to check the results during my work: http://bit.ly/1EA3JpC

    Aga Khan Foundation, MSDSP

    Head of Enterprise and Tourism Department

    Aug 2006 to Nov 2010



    • Focus in development of Micro, Small and Medium Size Enterprises (MSMEs) and business incubators
    • Continuous on job capacity building for the Civil Society Organisations and SME’s in 3 regions (Khatlon, Pamir, Rasht)
    • Activities related to strengthen SME's and local Civil Society Organisations in regional and district level through promoting business approach (Khatlon, Pamir, Rasht)

    • Development of projects for joint activities between SME (includes setting up 4 business incubators in regions)

    • Development and writing proposal for the donors and its implementation

    • Set up from zero Pamir Eco-Cultural Tourism Association (PECTA)

    • Development of strategy for “Smart Money” for SME and Civil Society Organisations

    • etc.

    British American Tobacco, Tajikistan

    Country Manager  

    – 2005

    • Set up the office from zero and entered the market with new brand.
    • Within 5 years, market share of the company increased from 2% into 25% by 2005
    • Set up full marketing and management infrastructure

    “Project Flood Management in Khatlon Region, Tajikistan financed by Asian Development Bank”

    Private sector and Financial Analyst
    Dec 2006 to March 2007

    Project on “Waste Management “ in Dushanbe City, Project financed by EBRD

    Business Consultant / Financial Consultant

    – Feb 2007




    Internet Service Centre “IMPIRE #1”

    Managing Director

    – Aug 2006




    Asian Development Bank / Scanagri – project: Farm Debt Resolution

    Deputy of Team Leader
    Private sector and Financial Consultant (consaltancy)
    Sep 2003 – June 2004



    United Office for Project

    Services (UNOPS), Gharm, Tajikistan

    Programme assistant, Finance assistant, Administrative assistant

    – 1999 


    Embassy of India, Tajikistan

    Translator, personal assitant to ambassodor
    – Oct 1997

    Tajik Agrarian University


    – 1995

    It is better to be on the top of the change rather than to resist to it !!!!!!!



    India, University of Puna, Faculty of Management Science


    Master of Business Administration,  (MBA) 1995 - 1997

    Major specialising subject – Marketing management, Management, Financial management, administration




    Tajik Agrarian University

    Mechanical Engineer
     1988 - 1993

    Trainings and Studies undertaken during professional work  

    1. “International Visitor’s Leadership Programme” (IVLP) USA, intensive business study visiting 8 cities and 5 states, September 2013, 5 month  (developing skills in: Advocacy,  International Marketing, Role Civil Society, Leadership, Business Development, Entrepreneurship
    2. Enterprise development training” New Hampshire University, USA, (14 days) June 2008
    3. Central Eurasia Leadership Academy (CELA) – “Development of Leadership skills”  (15 days training in Istanbul) July 2006, funded by US multimillionaires
    4. “Communication training” (5 days) – 2001 – Kazakhstan
    5. “Presentation skills” (10 days) -2002 –Kazakhstan
    6. “Team building” (5 days) – 2003 – Kazakhstan
    7. “Product knowledge” – 2004 – Uzbekistan
    8. “Financial management procedure settings” (5 days) -2004 – Kazakhstan
    9. “Enterprise Development Workshop based on value chain analyses” (5 days) Institute of Rural Development, Ananad, India September 2007
    10. “Result Based Management in implementation of projects
    11. “Cross border training” (7 days) Inwent, Germany
    12. “Best practices in enterprise development” Lusaka, Zambia, (15 days) October 2009
    13. “Business Integrity, Transparency and Compliance” Workshop and Executive Training June 2012 and July 2013Almaty, organised by Central European School of Business, Hungary
    14. “Development of Export and Economic Integration in Central Asia” 3 workshops in May, July, September 2012
    15. + 32 more trainings  
  • My Hobby

    IT technologies, artificial intelligence (AI), advanced skills in website programming majoring in PHP, HTML, Java (more than 17 web projects are completed as an example: www.ef-ca.tj , www.farogir.tj etc. )


    Case to case, I usually conduct trainings on different marketing topics as below:

    1. How to increase your sales (conducted under the project of National Association of Business Women of Tajikistan)
    2. How expand your business (conducted under the project of DAI)
    3. Economic sustainability (under the project of World Bank)
    4. etc.