Azercosmos Space Agency of the Republic of AzerbaijanStrategy and Business Development Director

Natavan Hasanova joined Azercosmos in 2018 as a member of newly established Marketing and then Business Development team to develop new products and solutions in elimination of digital gap. She has participated at international satcom events to promote Azercosmos’s activities and to reach out to prospects, investors and the community.

Since 2021, as Strategic Development and Planning Manager she prepared Strategic Development Plan of Azercosmos for the next three year. Her role at agency is to align processes, resources-planning and department goals with overall strategy, to develop new projects and space programs.

In 2022 she was appointed as a director of Strategic Development and Planning department that was being established from scratch. She managed NewSpace oriented projects and her main goal is to develop National Space Strategy.

As of 2023, Natavan has been leading Strategy and Business Development department at Azercosmos. She is in charge of implementing the strategic vision of the agency and increasing business opportunities through her role.

Apart from that, Natavan is actively exploring new cooperation opportunities, space awareness programs, and space educational projects to make contribution to the build of national space ecosystem. She is also WSW National Coordinator for Azerbaijan and actively involved in International Astronautical Federation related events.

Natavan holds MBA in International Business from Azerbaijan State University of Economics and BA in World Economics from Baku State University. She has completed Executive Space Course held at the International Space University.


International Astronautical Congress 2023

2-6 October 2023

Baku, Azerbaijan


International Astronautical Congress 2021

25-29 October 2021

Dubai, United Arab Emirates