1992, BSc in Medicine, Tbilisi State Medical Institute; 1995, BSc (Hons) in Economics, Tbilisi State Univ.; 1998, MSc in Finance, Univ. of Illinois (Champaign-Urbana). 1999, Deputy Head of Fiscal, Monetary and Foreign Economic Relations' Office, Office of the President of the Republic of Georgia (State Chancellery); 1999-2004, Member of Parliament of the Republic of Georgia, including Member, Committee on Economic Policy and Team Leader, Parliamentary WTO Working Group. 2001-02, Professor of Corporate Finance, Graduate School of Banking and Finance, Georgian Technical University. 1993-96, Deputy Director, Credit Department, United Georgian Bank, Tbilisi, Georgia; 1996-97, Deputy General Manager, Trade Invest Bank Tbilisi, Georgia. 1998-99, Director, Business Development and Branch Network Management, and Deputy Director, Asset/Liability Management Department, United Georgian Bank, Tbilisi, Georgia. 2004-06, Management Consultant to Executive Board, First Commercial Bank (currently TaoPrivatbank) Tbilisi, Georgia. 2006-11, Chief Executive Officer, Cartu Bank Tbilisi, Georgia. 2012, Principal, Lenzie Fisher Hendry, US consulting firm. From Oct. 2012, Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia. 2015, Minister of Foreign Affairs. Since 2015, Prime Minister of Georgia.