Alisher Khasanov

Alisher Khasanov is a Rector at TEAM University. He graduated from Tashkent State Technical University, Faculty of Business Administration, with a BA degree in Finance and Credit in 1997. Postgraduate MA degree in International Business Management he got from Westminster International University in Tashkent in 2011. Currently he is PhD Fellow on the subject area of transition to the corporate governance in higher education institutions of Uzbekistan.

Before joining TEAM University, Alisher used to work at Manager position in KPMG Tashkent office, since 2018. Earlier he was part of Westminster International University in Tashkent as Deputy Rector for financial and economic affair. Along with administrative job at the Westminster International University in Tashkent, he has been teaching for undergraduate and postgraduate students from 2012.

Until 2012, for more than 10 years, Alisher has worked in the logistics industry, being the Country Manager for UPS Worldwide Delivery Service in Uzbekistan.
His professional experience includes research, analysis and coordination of business processes in organizations, building an organizational structure; adjustments of integration within organization; optimization of internal workflow, internal and external reporting; building systems of interaction with stakeholders; strategy development and evaluation of industry and organizations.
His research interests include governance in higher education and transnational education. Alisher was actively involved in the work of various government departments and the development of regulations on research and evaluation of the education sector for the purposes of improvements its investment attractiveness for foreign universities, optimizing taxation for non-residents, introducing corporate management practices in state universities, development of country’s long term strategy as a part of experts team.


PhD fellow in Tashkent State University of Economics

MAIBM International Business Management,
Westminster International University in Tashkent


A. Khasanov., 2015, Evolution of Corporate Governance: International experience. Society and Management, 2015 №2, pp. 52-61

A. Khasanov., 2017, International University Affiliates: A form of transnational education for the transition from import to export of educational services. UWED Conference paper. Tashkent 2017

A. Khasanov., 2017, Technology development and their impact on education and the educational process, TUIT Conference paper. Tashkent 2017

A. Khasanov., 2017, Data Science in Financial Management, WIUT XI Forum of Economist, Tashkent 2017.

A. Khasanov., 2019, Model of an integrated approach to corporate governance in universities, The conference of the MHSSE “Higher Education Reforms: Achievements, Challenges, Solutions”, Tashkent, 2019

A. Khasanov., 2019, Digital corporate governance of universities in the context of the functioning of the digital economy, State Governance Academy, Republican scientific-practical conference «Priority directions of public finance reforms in the medium-term perspectives for strengthening macroeconomic sustainability», Tashkent, 2019

A. Khasanov, 2019, When and how should corporate governance be implemented?, Journal of Economic Review, Tashkent, 2019

A. Khasanov, 2020, The Paradigm of Corporate Governance in Universities: The Ground Research for Models of Education Modernization in the Republic of Uzbekistan. Bulletin of Science and Practice, 6(3), 404-415.

A. Khasanov., 2020, Transition from state-led model into corporate governing model: higher education in the Republic of Uzbekistan, Russian Management Journal, St. Petersburg, 2020 (under review process)