Chief Growth Officer

Eldar has over 20 years of professional experience in the private and nonprofit sectors, focused primarily on international operations, business development and marketing, customer relations, and program implementation. In the past 3 years, Eldar has led CRDF Global’s efforts to enter new markets, attain growth, and secure new business opportunities, including Department of State, Export Control & Border Security Program; Department of Defense, Cooperative Threat Reduction Integrating Contract; CDC Global Technical Assistance; Global Affairs Canada WMD Threat Reduction Program; and UK Counterproliferation Program.

In his current role, he is responsible for leading business development, new market penetration and geographic expansion strategies, cultivating new customer relationships, establishing strategic partnerships, and overseeing organizational growth. Eldar leads the development of CRDF Global’s overall new business strategy, from the identification of new business opportunities to the execution of winning proposals. Eldar previously managed and grew CDC and NIH global health program portfolios for CRDF Global. He has also previously served as a CRDF Global consultant to Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), SRI International, and the Washington Advisory Group, providing higher education capacity building and grant program management training and support services. Prior to joining CRDF Global in 2003, Eldar spent six years working in management, operations, corporate sales and marketing roles for British Mediterranean, a multinational corporation headquartered in London.


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