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IRAKLI KOPLATADZE

Date of Birth: November 5, 1965

Nationality: Georgian

Civil Status: Married with two sons

Diplomatic Rank: Ambassador

Professional Experience:

2013-2018 – Ambassador to the Republic of Turkey

2010-2013 –  Chargé d'Affaires, a.i., Embassy of Georgia, Dublin

2006-2010 – Minister Counsellor, DCM, Embassy of Georgia, Ankara

2004-2005 – Ambassador at Large, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia

  • Principal Counsellor, National Security Council of Georgia, Department of Economic Security

2000-2003 – General Director, State Social Insurance Fund

1996-2000 – Executive Director, Georgian Social Investment Fund/World Bank Project

1994-1996 – Head of the Macroeconomic Department and Principal State Counsellor in cooperation with      multilateral and bilateral donors, President’s Administration

1991-1996 – Lecturer, Tbilisi State University

EDUCATION:

1993-1994 – Graduate Certificate in Business Administration, Melburn University of Technology, Australia

1992- Economics and Banking Training Programme at the Summer School of the  London School of Economics and Political Science

  • Public Administration training courses, Colorado University, Boulder’s Institute of Economics

1987-1990 – Post Graduate Studies in Social Economics, Moscow Institute for Labour and Social Issues

1982-1987 – Economics, Diploma with honours. Tbilisi State University

1982-1987 – International Relations. Diploma with honours. Tbilisi State University

 

INTERNSHIP:

2002- Social Insurance Fund of Germany, Berlin, Germany

1998- Social Investment Fund of Honduras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

1996- Joint Vienna Institute, Austria – Macroeconomic Forecasting and Modelling.

SEMINARS/CONFERENCES:

2004- International Medieval Congress, Leeds, UK

2004 – Changing Intellectual Landscape in Late Antiquity, CEU, Budapest, Hungary

2003- International Social Association (ISSA) Annual Conference, Geneva, Switzerland

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Fluent in English, Russian and Georgian (Mother togue), Basic in Turkish

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES:

Association of International Center for Reformation and Development of Georgian Economy. International Medievalist Association.

International Eco-tourism association.

 

Other relevant information:

Co-author : “Tao-Klarjeti” Georgian Cultural Heritage in Turkey (2004)

Author: “Role of Pension Funds in Macroeconomic Regulations for Transitional Economies” (In Georgian) 2000

Author of many scientific papers and publications (1990-2003)

Research Expedition for identification of Georgian cultural heritage in Turkey (1996, 2004)