• Education Educated at the LSE, with an MSc in International Security and Global Governance from Birkbeck College, Tale is passionate about sharing Azerbaijan’s rich history and culture.
  • Business Tale established what has now become Azerbaijan’s leading publishing house and book shop franchise with six branches across Baku and planned expansions at home and abroad.
  • SPORT Tale has transformed Gabala FK into one of Azerbaijan’s most successful offering and a regular in the UEFA Europa League. He also created Gabala FK Academy & Gabala Sports Club, driving forward elite sports.

About me

Tale Heydarov is a leading Azerbaijani businessman. He is passionate about sport, education and culture.

Tale is the founder of several publishing organisations and a chain of successful bookstores and, until recently, was the president of Gabala FC football club and Gabala Sports Club.

His work has helped to promote education and literacy in Azerbaijan, while increasing knowledge of the country’s history and culture abroad.

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INTERESTS

Education

Educated at the LSE, with an MSc in International Security and Global Governance from Birkbeck College, Tale is passionate about sharing Azerbaijan’s rich history and culture.

Sport

Tale has transformed Gabala FK into one of Azerbaijan’s most successful offering and a regular in the UEFA Europa League. He also created Gabala FK Academy & Gabala Sports Club, driving forward elite sports.

Business

Tale established what has now become Azerbaijan’s leading publishing house and book shop franchise with six branches across Baku and planned expansions at home and abroad.

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