Seljan Verdiyeva is a diplomat at the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Kingdom of the Netherlands. She provides expertise and advise for the government of Azerbaijan on international trade issues and actively participates in trade negotiations. At the Embassy in the Hague she is responsible for bilateral political and economic cooperation between the Netherlands and Azerbaijan, as well as she is the focal point for cooperation of Azerbaijan with international organizations located in the Hague, such as Organization for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, International Court of Justice and etc. She is also currently chairing "Non-Aligned Movement and China" group within the Organization for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.
She holds master's degree from Duke University School of Law in the USA and is currently at the final stage of completing her PhD studies at the Nuremberg-Erlangen University in Germany.