Our Team

Maia Kipshidze Maia Kipshidze
Director

Date of Birth: 09/04/1960
 

WORK EXPERIENCE

2012 - Present - Director, Levan Mikeladze Diplomatic Training Centre of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia

2009 - Present -  Examiner, English Language International Examinations (IELTS), British Council, Tbilisi, Georgia

2012 - 2012 - Cultural Attache, Embassy of The United Kingdom in Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia

2006 - 2011 - Deputy Director (Project Director), British Council, Tbilisi, Georgia

1996 - 2006 - Head of the Press and Communication Department, Embassy of The United Kingdom in Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia

1987 - 2011 -  English Teacher, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia

1982 - 1987 - English Teacher, Tbilisi #3 Music School, Tbilisi, Georgia
 

EDUCATION

1994 - 1995 -  British Government Scholarship at the University of Warwick, Master's degree in  "Modern Britain" (Modern British Studies) majoring in Ireland

1978 - 1982 -  Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Bachelor's degree in English Language and Literature, Tbilisi, Georgia


Languages: Georgian – Native, English – Fluent, Russian – Fluent,  French - Basic

 
Tamara Katsitadze Tamara Katsitadze
Deputy Director
Date of Birth: 27/05/1979

WORK EXPERIENCE

2014 - Present - Deputy Director, Levan Mikeladze Diplomatic Training Centre of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia

2011 - 2013 - Project Manager, Reforming academic governance and administrative management of the Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia

2010 - Capacity Assessment Consultant, UN Women, Tbilisi, Georgia

2008 - 2010 - Local Project Officer for GEPAC (Support to the Anti-Corruption Strategy of Georgia), Council of Europe, Tbilisi, Georgia

2003 - 2007 - Assistant to the Special Representative of the Secretary General in Georgia, Council of Europe, Tbilisi, Georgia

2002 - 2003 - Human Rights Specialist, Public Defender’s Office of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia

1998 - 2000 - Programme Assistant, Civic Education Project, Tbilisi, Georgia

2000 -  Logistic's Assistant - OSCE/ODIHR Election Observation Mission, Tbilisi, Georgia


EDUCATION

2002 - 2003 - Advanced Policy Analysis Programme, Georgian Foundation for Strategic Research and International Studies in partnership with RAND Corporation, Tbilisi, Georgia

2000 - 2002 - Human Rights Programme, Department of Legal Studies, Master's degree in Human Rights, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

1996 - 2000 - Department of Social and Economic Geography (Human Geography) Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia. Bachelor's degree in Human Geography


Languages: Georgian – Native, English – Fluent, Russian – Fluent,  French - Basic

 

 
Tiniko Abuladze Tiniko Abuladze
Training and Development Officer
Date of Birth: 17/01/1974


WORK EXPERIENCE

2012 - Present - Training and Development Officer, Levan Mikeladze Diplomatic Training Centre of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia

2010 - 2012 - Consultant, World Bank, Tbilisi, Georgia

2010 - 2011 - Training Manager, International Research and Exchange Board (IREX), Tbilisi, Georgia

2004 - 2010 - Consultant, World Bank, Tbilisi, Georgia

2007 - Program/Training Coordinator, Academy for Education Development (AED), Tbilisi, Georgia

2002 - 2007 - Program Officer, World Learning, Tbilisi, Georgia

2002 - Interpret/Translator, International Foundation for Electoral System (IFES), Tbilisi, Georgia

1998 - 2001 - Program Specialist, Academy for Education Development (AED), Tbilisi, Georgia

1997 - 1998 - Administrative/Program Assistant, Counterpart International, Tbilisi Georgia

1994 - 1996 - English Teacher, Georgian Technical University, Tbilisi, Georgia


EDUCATION

1991 - 1996 -  Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia, Masters degree in English Language and Literature (equivalent)


Languages: Georgian – Native, English – Fluent, Russian – Fluent, Spanish - Functional

 
Nutsa Shavladze Nutsa Shavladze
Project Manager
Date of Birth: 11/01/1988


WORK EXPERIENCE

2013 - Present - Project Manager, Levan Mikeladze Diplomatic Training Centre of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia

2009 - 2013 - Vice-President, European Political Youth Network Tbilisi, Georgia

2013 - 2013 - Public Broadcaster, TV-Programme editor, Tbilisi, Georgia

2008 - 2012 - Project Manager, Parliament of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia

2007 - 2008 - Project Manager, Non-governmental organization “Georgian Opinion”, Tbilisi, Georgia

2007 - 2008 - Teacher, English Language School  “CALLAN”, Tbilisi, Georgia

2006 - 2008 - Head of Science Committee, Youth Spiritual and Intellectual Development Centre Secretary, Tbilisi, Georgia



EDUCATION

2014 - Present - Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State UniversityPHD Student of Mass Communications

2010 - 2012 - Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Master's degree in International Politics and Diplomacy

2005 - 2009 - Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Bachelor's degree in International Relations (Major), Journalism (Minor)


Languages: Georgian – Native, English – Fluent, Russian – Fluent, German- Functional

 
Khatia Gogebashvili Khatia Gogebashvili
Chief Consultant

Date of Birth: 14/02/1991


WORK EXPERIENCE

2014 - Present - Consultant, Levan Mikeladze Diplomatic Training Centre of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia

2013 - Intern, Department of Budget, Ministry of Finance of Georgia,Tbilisi, Georgia

2011 - 2013 - English Teacher, Studio ADC, Tbilisi, Georgia


EDUCATION

2009 - 2013 - BA in Business Administration, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi (Georgia)


Languages: Georgian – Native, English – Fluent, Russian – Fluent 

 
Tamar Mangoshvili Tamar Mangoshvili
Assistant to the Programme and Development Officer
Date of Birth: 27/09/1991

WORK EXPERIENCE

2015 - Present - Assistant to the Programme and Development Officer, Levan Mikeladze DiplomaticTraining Centre of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia

2015 - 2015 - Intern, HR Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia

2014 - 2015 - Assistant to the Administration Director, Human Resources Management Specialist, LTD " Rustavi Steel"  

2014 - 2014 -  Human Resources Specialist, Administration Specialist LTD " Rustavi Steel"

 

EDUCATION

2009 - 2013 - Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU), Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Psychology, Master's degree in labor and Organization Psychology

2013 - 2015 - Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU), Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Psychology, Bachelor's degree in labor and Organization Psychology 

Languages: Georgian – Native, English – Good, Russian – Intermediate, French - Intermediate
 
 
Elina Jioeva Elina Jioeva
Consultant

Date of Birth: 01/10/1989
 

WORK EXPERIENCE

2015 - Present - Consultant, Levan Mikeladze Diplomatic Training Centre of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia

2013 - 2015 - Analyst, International Human Rights Organization Norwegian Helsinki Commettee, Oslo, Norway

 

EDUCATION

2015 - 2016 -  Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Master's degree in Public Administration and Public Policy

2013 -  2014 - One Year Advanced Norwegian Course, Faculty of Humanitarian Studies, Oslo University

2008 - 2012 - Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Bachelor's degree in Human Geography (Major) and Scandinavian Studies (Minor) 

Languages: Georgian – Native, English – Good, Russian – Fluent, Norwegian - Good

 
Giorgi Khomasuridze Giorgi Khomasuridze
Financial Manager
Date of Birth: 13/11/1974


WORK EXPERIENCE

2013- Present - Financial Manager, Levan Mikeladze Diplomatic Training Centre of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia

2011 - 2013 - Logistics Manager, Ltd “Energy-W”, Tbilisi, Georgia

2010 - 2011 - Security Manager, Insurance Company “Tao”, Tbilisi, Georgia

2007 - 2010 - Head of Department, BTA Bank, Tbilisi, Georgia

2005 - 2007 - Credit Department Manager, BTA Bank, Tbilisi, Georgia

2003 - 2005 - Project Manager, Economic and Politics Research Centre, Tbilisi, Georgia

2001 - 2003 - Chief Specialist, Ministry of Economy, Tbilisi, Georgia

1997 - 2000 - Chief Specialist, “Tsekavshiri”, Tbilisi, Georgia


EDUCATION

1998 - Marketing and Financial Analysis, World Bank Economic Development Institute (Kiev, Ukraine)

1991-1996 - Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Bachelor's degree in Commerce, Tbilisi (Georgia)


Languages: Georgian – Native, English – Intermediate, Russian – Fluent
 
Ketevan Kubriashvili Ketevan Kubriashvili
Accountant
Date of Birth: 28/03/1983


WORK EXPERIENCE

2014 - Present - Accountant, Levan Mikeladze Diplomatic Training Centre of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia

2014 -  Chief Accountant, LTD "K & Group". Tbilisi, Georgia

2013 - 2014 - Chief Accountant, Ltd "Dragon Cleaning". Tbilisi, Georgia

2009 - 2014 - Chief Accountant, Ltd "Geo Alliance Group". Tbilisi, Georgia

2007 - Accountant, Ltd "Mkurnali 2000", Tbilisi, Georgia


EDUCATION

2010 - 2012 - ACCA-First Stage: (F1, F2, F3); Second Stage: Tax Code, Law

2008 - 2009 - Training Courses in International Accounting Standarts, Tbilisi, Georgia

2001 - 2005 - Accounting, Control and Audit, Railway Institute of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia


Languages: Georgian – Native, English – Intermediate, Russian – Fluent