The IC Secretariat is established and operates in accordance with the Decree No 829 of the Government of Georgia dated 20 April 2015 and the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Government of Georgia and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) dated 12 April 2015.

The IC Secretariat consists of a full time staff and it comprises:

  • Head of the IC Secretariat;
  • Administrative Assistant;
  • Legal Expert;
  • Business Analyst


Giorgi Cherkezishvili

Head of Secretariat

Before joining IC Secretariat, Giorgi worked on different high-level positions, both in the public and private sector, including Chief Investment Officer at Wings & Freeman Capital, Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia, Head of Investment Department at JSC Partnership Fund and different positions at Corporate Banking Department of JSC Bank of Georgia.
Giorgi holds a master’s degree in Business Administration, Specialization in Global Management from Grenoble Graduate School of Business (France) and Caucasus Business School (Georgia) Dual MBA Program and Master/bachelor’s degree in international Economic Relations from the Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University



George Jugeli

Legal expert

George has more than 10 years of experience in legal practice, research and teaching. Prior to joining the IC Secretariat, George served as Commercial Law Adviser of USAID rule of law projects.
He teaches corporate law and governance at the Free University of Tbilisi.

George holds a PhD degree in law from the University of Bremen (Germany).



 Ana Surmava

Administrative Assistant

Ana has a 5 years of experience in logistics and 2 years of experience in Administration. Prior to joining the IC Secretariat, she was a logistics manager at an international corporation ICR.

Ana holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University.