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Koba Gvenetadze


Chairman of the Board of the National Bank of Georgia, Governor


Date of Birth:



2000 - American University, Washington DC, USA. US Government Edmund S. Muskie Graduate Scholarship Program. Master degree in economics.

1994 - Tbilisi State University, Department of Finances and Credit, economist. 

Scientific Degree:

Master of Arts in Economics

Work Experience:

March, 2016 - Present: Chairman of the Board of the National Bank of Georgia, Governor.
2015-2016 Economic adviser "Galt & Taggart" (JSC Bank of Georgia). Tbilisi, Georgia
2002-2015 Senior Economist, International Monetary Fund. Washington DC, USA. Middle East and Central Asia Department.
2001-2002 Deputy State Minister.
2000-2001 Deputy Minister of Finance.
June, 1999-August, 1999 - Economist intern, International Monetary Fund, Washington DC, USA. Europe II department.
1996-1998 - Economist, International Monetary Fund, Permanent representative office in Georgia.
1994-1996 Senior economist, National Bank of Georgia.
1993-1994 Economic columnist, "Iveria Express" newspaper.



Managing Oil Wealth: The Case of Azerbaijan.
International Monetary Fund. 2004,Co-author.
Domestic energy product pricing in an oil-exporting country: the case of Azerbaijan: Selected articles. International Monetary Fund. 2005,Co-author.
The Iraqi oil sector: developments and prospects after the twin shock. Selected articles. International Monetary Fund. 2015.




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