Date of birth: January 20, 1978
Place of Birth: Tbilisi, Georgia
Kutztown State University of Pennsylvania, US:
Business Administration, Master’s degree, 2001 January-2001 December.
Georgian Institution of Public Affairs:
Public Administration, Master’s degree, 2000 February- 2000 November.
Tbilisi State University:
West-European languages and Literature, (English Language) degree of Bachelor, 1994-1999.
Multiple year experience in development of Vocational Education (major projects):
Georgian Institution of Public Affairs: 2006-2012
Head of Georgian Rural Development Program (GRDP).
Municipal Service Providers’ Association; Service Improvement Planning Project; USAID, 2012
Consultant: Development of Strategic Plans for institutional Development of Municipalities and Municipal Enterprises;
Georgian Institution of Public Affairs: 2005-2006
Financial Manager of Georgian Rural Development Program.
Georgian Institution of Public Affairs: 2004-2005
Head of Local Self-Government Center.
State Procurement Program “Open Society - Georgia” foundation: 2003-2004
Deputy Project Manager.
Tourism Development Company, Orlando, US: 2002-2003
Small Business Development Centre, US: 2001 January _ 2001 December
Business Consultant from Kutztown State University Master‘s program, Pennsylvania.
Restructuring project of the Ministry of Transport of Georgia, Worl Bank : 2000
Assistant to Project Manager.
Certifications and internships:
Special Course: Results Oriented Management, “Management System International”, USA, 2009;
Special Course: Monitoring and Evaluation, University of Georgia, USA, 2007;
Special Course: National Agricultural Statistic Service of United States, USDA NASS, US, 2010
Internship Program: Ministry of Environment Protection of Pennsylvania, USA, 2001.
English - Fluent
Russian - Good
German - Basic
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