EKATERINE TIKARADZE


Born on 3rd March 1976 in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Graduated from Tbilisi Medical Institute in 1998, specializing as a Medical Doctor.

Attended a general course in Dentistry in 2005.

Studied at the Ludwigshafen University of Applied Sciences, in Germany in 2007-2008, specializing in comprehensive jaw-face implant surgery.

Attended a course in Management Competence within the Hospital Sector at a Healthcare Academy of Munster, Germany in 2015-2016.

Pursued Master's Degree studies in Management and Business Administration, Healthcare Management, Hospital Management, Economics and Management at the Danube University Krems in Vienna, Austria in 2016-2019, qualifying for a Master of Management and Business Administration.

Worked as a Project Development Manager at Dentists Beyond Borders Foundation in Nuremberg, Germany.

Worked as a Development Consultant of the Hospital and Insurance Sector in the Third World Countries at the Medtrans in Switzerland in 2008-2013.

Worked as a Manager of Conceptual Issues at a Dentist Clinic of Dostakari LEPL in Sachkhere, Georgia in the period of 2009-2015.

Worked on the Development of Tbilisi Cluster in the Healthcare Sector with EU standards at the Partnership Fund of Georgia JSC in 2015-2016.

Since June 18, 2019 - Minister of Refugees from Occupied Territories of Georgia, Labor, Health and Social Security of Georgia

Served as a CEO of Dostakari LEPL in Sachkhere, Georgia and JSC Amalgamation of Polyclinics in Sachkhere District of Georgia in 2015-2019.

Was appointed as a Minister of IDPs from Occupied Territories of Georgia, Labor, Health and Social Security of Georgia on June 18, 2019.

Is fluent in Russian, German and English.

Is married and has two children.