ISET is pleased to welcome its new employee Gigla Mikautadze in the capacity of Deputy Head of the Private Sector Development Research Centre. His responsibilities include leading the centre in studying and formulating effective policy options for strengthening the private sector and promoting market competitiveness. In addition, he will work to promote the engagement of the private sector in policy discussions, as well as assist the research centre in its goal to increase the capacity of the private and the public sector in development.
Mr Mikautadze is a director and co-founder of the Taxpayers Union of Georgia and a columnist at Forbes Georgia. He is also pursuing his PhD at the Free University of Georgia. He holds a Master’s degree in Economic and Social Studies from the University of Trier, Germany (2010), and his most recent post was at the Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia, where he was involved as a consultant in several projects of PMCG and TBSC Consulting.