Koba Gvenetadze, Chairman of the Board of the National Bank of Georgia, Governor since 2016. He held the position of Economic Adviser of “Galt & Taggart” (2015-2016). He worked at the International Monetary Fund, in Washington D.C. as Senior Economist of the Middle East and Central Asia Department (2002-2015). He held positions of Deputy State Minister (2001-2002) and Deputy Finance Minister of Georgia (2000-2001). In different years he worked for the National Bank of Georgia as a Senior Economist, and for the Local Office of the International Monetary Fund as an Economist. Mr. Gvenetadze is a graduate of Tbilisi State University, Department of Finances and Credit. He also graduated from American University, Washington DC, the USA in 2000 with a Master of Arts degree in Economics.