Prime Minister of Georgia

Giorgi Gakharia

Date of birth: March 19, 1975;

Place of birth: Tbilisi, Georgia

Education and qualifications

1992-1994: History Department at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University

1994-1999: Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU), master’s degree in political science

2003-2004: Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU), Business School, master’s degree in business administration (MBA)

Professional experience

1999-2008: Senior positions in various private organizations

September of 2006-May of 2009: Visiting lecturer of applied biotechnology at Moscow State University (MSU)

November of 2008-February of 2013: Business Development Director for Eastern Europe, CIS and the Russian Federation at Lufthansa Service Holding AG. LSG in Frankfurt, Germany

March of 2013-July of 2016: Business Ombudsman of Georgia

December of 2014-September of 2016: Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister of Georgia, Secretary of the Economic Council

November of 2016-November of 2017: Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia

November 13, 2017-September of 2019, Minister of Internal Affairs of Georgia, Vice Prime Minister of Georgia

April of 2019-September of 2019 - Secretary of the National Security Council

On September 8, 2019, the Parliament of Georgia approved Giorgi Gakharia’s nomination for the Office of Prime Minister

Languages

English, Russian

Marital status

Married, one child