Jafar Jafarli joined H+K Strategies in April 2017 as a member of the Public Affairs team. Jafar works in a wide range of sectors including energy, environment and the digital sector. He has advised a number of clients including the Motion Picture Association, Avril Group, Trafigura and the NLMK Group.
Before joining H+K, Jafar was a trainee in the European Commission, where he was involved in projects related to the Digital Single Market initiatives. Previously, Jafar was enrolled in an internship program in the Jones Day law firm, where he worked on competition law and regulatory issues. He also worked in the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Belgium where he held the position of consular assistant.
Jafar holds an MA degree in Economic and Social Law from the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and an LL.M in European Law from the College of Europe in Bruges.
Jafar is Azerbaijani, but has lived most of his life in Belgium. He speaks English, French, Russian, Azerbaijani and Dutch.