Tornike Rijvadze 

Date of birth: 25.03.1989
Place of birth: Khulo Municipality 
Family status: Spouse and two children 

2017 - Florence Regulation School - Regulation of Energy Sector
2015 - Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Doctorate - Ph.D "Energy Law" (till today) 
2012-2013- City, University of London, Master of Law LLM-International Business Law. Thesis: ,,Project finance: Does it really eliminate agency problems or promote opportunistic behavior? The Case of Eurotunnel”   (Chevening Scholarship of British Foreign Ministry)   
2012- Lehigh University, Pennsylvania, US Department of State Scholarship- The Global Village for Future Leaders of Business and Industry; Exclusive Leadership Program
2011- 2014 – Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University - Business Master in International Business
2007-2011 Tbilisi State University - Bachelor of Law.  Participating in mock trial of FDI in 2010, Pepperdine University, California 
2006-2007- Paso Robles High School diploma, California, USA. (FLEX Scholarship Program for the Future Leaders of the US Department of State) 

Working Experience: 
2017 – December 26 - Director of JSC "Georgian Energy Development Fund"
2017- July 24 - 2017- December 15 – Deputy Minister of Energy
2013-2017- Ajaristskali Georgia Ltd. (TATA POWER, CLEAN ENERGY INVEST, IFC  Joint Venture), Legal director (2015-2017), Legal Advisor (2013-2015)
2014-2016- Ajara AR Government Economic Council, Advisor for Investment and Economic Issues
2011-2012- JSC Open Revolution Georgia, Regional Manager of Ajara
2010-2011-International Organization for Migration, Business Consultant / Employer Relations Coordinator 
2007–2013-Enterprise and Consulting Activities, Donor Funded Project Management (EBRD Small and Medium Business Support (TAM BAS) Program)
2012-2013-Internship in the Financial Innovation Center (CSFI), London
2008-2009 - Internship (CHF International, USAID programme)

“The Investment Laws of Georgia: Key FDI Driver or Irrelevance?”
International Academic Conference on Law, Politics, & Management, May 28-29, 2015
Vilnius, Lithuania. Conference Papers – Law

Georgian (native), English, Russian.



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