First Deputy Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia, Chairman of Roads Department
Since 2014, he had been working for Tourism Development Fund of Georgia and affiliated companies as the Executive Director. At the same time, he was the Chairman of Advisory Board of Georgian Co-Investment Fund. Since 2012, he served as the Head of Administrative Department of Chancellery of the Government of Georgia.
Prior to moving to public service, at different times, Mr. Karseladze held leading positions in the private sector. Namely: Director of Logistics Department of Diplomat Georgia, Director of Procurement, Logistics and Administration of JSC Georgian Lottery Company, Director of Logistics and Procurement of JSC Lomisi-Natakhtari Brewery and Director of International Procurement Department of JSC Cartu Group. At an early stage of his career, he worked as the Expert of Air & Sea Ports Project of United Nations Development Programme, under the South Caucasus Anti-Drug Program.
In 1999, Irakli Karseladze graduated from Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Economy, and specialty of International Economic Relations.
He is fluent in English, German and Russian languages.
Irakli Karseladze was born on February 28, 1978, in Kutaisi.
He has a wife and three children.
(February 13, 1978, Tbilisi) – Deputy Chairman of the Roads Department since December 2017
In 2001-2003, he was Attaché/Third Secretary at the Department of International Economic Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia. In 2004-2009, he held the position of Production Manager in the city of Chicago, at the construction company Deluxe Windows of Chicago. In 2009-2016, he held the position of Production Manager at design, supervisory and consultative company - Ltd Proeqtmshenkompani, and since January 2017, he held the position of Director of Technical Secretariat at the Roads Department of the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia.
In 1999, he graduated from the Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University – Faculty of Economy – Banking and Finance.
Transportation and Mechanical Engineering Faculty of the Georgian Technical University. He is Master of Motorways and Airdromes Construction.
In 2006 – 2008, he was the Specialist of State Procurement Service of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia. In 2008 he worked as the Senior Specialist of State Procurement Service of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia, and in 2008-2009, he was the Main Specialist of State Procurement Service of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia. In 2009 – 2010, he was the Head of Budget Planning and Procurement Service of the Ministry of Justice of Georgia. In 2010-2013, he held the position of the Deputy Head of the Economic Department of the Ministry of Justice of Georgia. In 2013 – 2017, he worked as the Deputy Chairman of the LEPL National Agency of Public Registry
In 2017, he worked as the Head of Ecology and Greenery Department at Tbilisi City Hall. In 2016-2017, he was the Deputy Head of the Department of Municipal Improvements. In 2015, he worked for the State Insurance Supervision Service of Georgia as the Main Specialist of Insurance Regulations and International Relations Division. In 2013-2015, he worked as the Senior Specialist of Insurance Regulations and Standardization Division at the same service. In 2001-2002, he worked as the Assistant General Manager at JSC insurance company Britain-Caucasus. In 1999-2001, he worked as the Motor Transport Insurance Manager at JSC insurance company Britain-Caucasus. In 1998-1999, he worked as the Health Insurance Manager at the insurance company Aldagi-Imereti Ltd. In 1997-1998 he worked as the Social Affairs Coordinator at International Foundation for Disabled People.
In addition, he has work experience in the private sector: in 2011-2013, he served as the Deputy Director of Rhenocoll Geo Impex Ltd., in 2009-2013, he served as the Director of NDN Ltd., in 2008-2010 – as the Main Manager of Metal Invest Ltd., and in 2005-2008 – as the Deputy Director of GSA Ltd.
In 2002-2004, he held various leading positions in the State Antimonopoly Service of Georgia.
In 2002, he graduated from Kutaisi Ioane Petritsi University, Faculty of Law, specialty - Law Specialist.
In 1990, he graduated from Akaki Tsereteli State University, Faculty of Pharmacy, specialty - Pharmacist.
He is fluent in English and Russian languages.
Giorgi Tsereteli was born on February 21, 1978, in Kutaisi.
Deputy Chairman of Roads Department
In 2018, he worked as the Commercial Director of Elita Burji Ltd., in 2017-2018, he worked as the Head of Project Management Division of Elita Burji Ltd. In 2015-2017, he served as the Western Regional Manager of Eurasia XXI Ltd. In 2014-2015, he was the Kutaisi Regional Manager of JSC Global TV. In 2012-2014, he served as the Head of Imereti, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti Regional Division of Georgian Post. In 2011-2012, he served as the Deputy Head of Imereti, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti Regional Division at the same institution. In 2009-2011, he was the Kutaisi Sales Manager and the Western Regional Manager of Georgian Lottery Company.
At different times, Mr. Gabunia held the following positions in public service: In 2005-2007 – Senior Operating Officer in Adjara and Imereti regions, Financial Police of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia; in 2004-2005, he served as the Head of Imereti Civil Registry Service of the Ministry of Justice of Georgia; in 2001-2003, he was the Senior Operating Officer of Division for Combating against Violation of Customs and Taxation Rules of Georgia Revenue Service; in 2001-2003, he worked as the Assistant Judge of Kutaisi City Court. In 1999-2000, as the Assistant Investigator of Kutaisi District Prosecutor’s Office of the Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia.
In 1998, he graduated from Kutaisi University of Law and Economics, Faculty of Law, specialty – Law Specialist.
In 1999-2004, he completed the special qualification course of judges and prosecutors in the Training Center of Justice of Georgia.
He is fluent in English and Russian languages.
Koba Gabunia was born on September 27, 1976, in Kutaisi.