Born in 1961, Suleyman Gasimov graduated from the Azerbaijan National Economic Institute in 1982 and from Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan in 2003. In 1991-2003s, he was a chief accountant at Khazardenizneftgas (Caspian Sea Oil and Gas) Production Unit of Azerineft (Azeri Oil) Oil and Gas Production Department, Offshore Oil and Gas Production Unit.
From 2004 to 2006, he worked as chief of division of Economics and Accounting Department of SOCAR, deputy chief of the Department, and chief of the Department. In 2006, he became the Company’s vice-president of economic issues. In 2006, he was awarded “Taraggi” (Progress) Medal, and in 2011 – “Shohrat” (Glory) Order. He is a Doctor of Economics and author of more than 15 scientific articles.