Ziya Magsud studied for BSc degree in Petroleum Engineering in Middle East Technical University. Later he got masters certificate from Heriot-Watt University in the same department. Ziya passed his internship in Turkish Petroleum Corporation and BP Azerbaijan. After graduation he worked as a Drilling Engineer in BP Azerbaijan. As part of the West Azeri team, Ziya spent a year on offshore platform to learn his job in depth. Then he moved to office and focused on planning stage of wells.
Currently, Ziya is Project Manager in Xtreme Pro and organizes unique events in Azerbaijan. Besides, he is a licensed paraglider pilot and a dance instructor.