Rza Nuriyev is a core member of the Boston Consulting Group’s Energy, Industrial Goods, and Public Sector practices.

Since joining BCG in 2007, Rza has worked primarily with companies in oil and gas, petrochemicals, and the public sector, advising them on key issues related to strategy, operations, organization, and people management. His engagements have covered initiatives on operational efficiency, maintenance, large capital project management, go-to-market strategy, localization strategy, total shareholder return, and post-merger integration, as well as improving the efficiency of organizations and processes.

Since 2017, Rza has focused on developing projects in Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, and Kazakhstan. In this region, Rza successfully executed such projects as full-scale transformation of a large producer of oil and gas, an agriculture strategy, a reorganization of the headquarters of a large conglomerate, an optimization of the budget and schedule of a large capital project, and an initiative increasing the investment attractiveness of a country, among others.

Before joining BCG, Rza worked as an expert on the design of fourth-generation telecommunications systems for Nortel Networks, USA.


  • PhD, Engineering, University of Michigan
  • B.Sc. Electrical & Electronics Engineering; B.Sc. Mathematics, Middle East Technical University (METU), Turkey