SUPERVISORY BOARD

Avtandil Namicheishvili

Chairman

Avtandil is a Chairperson of GRPO’s Supervisory Board and from May 2018 he is also a Deputy CEO at GCAP. He joined GGU in 2016 and assumed the role of interim CEO of GGU between January 2019 and March 2020. Mr. Namicheishvili was BGEO Group's General Counsel between 2015 and 2018 and General Counsel at the Bank of Georgia between 2007 and 2015. Prior to that, he was a Partner at a leading Georgian law firm. Mr. Namicheishvili has extensive transactional experience, including over 25 mergers and acquisitions transactions and a number of equity and debt raises on the capital markets. He holds LL.M. degree in international business law from Central European University, Hungary.

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Ia Gabunia

Deputy Chairman

Ia is the Deputy Chairperson of GRPO’s Supervisory Board. She joined BGEO as an Investment Director in 2017 and from February 2022 serves as Chief Strategy Officer. Ia has over ten years of experience in banking and investment management. Prior to joining BGEO Ia served as Head of Corporate Banking at Bank Republic, Société Générale Group. Previously, she held numerous executive positions in leading Georgian companies. Ia holds a BSc degree from London School of Economics and Political Science, UK.

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Levan Dadiani

Board Member

Levan is a member of GRPO’s Supervisory Board. He joined BGEO in 2012. He is General Counsel of Georgia Capital Group from May 2018. Levan has an extensive experience in commercial law, equity investments, corporate and project financing and energy projects. Previously, he was a partner at a leading Georgian law firm. Levan holds LL.M. degree in International Business Law from University of Texas at Austin, USA.

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Gedevan Gelbakhiani

Independent Board Member

Gedevan is a member of GRPO’s Supervisory Board (Chairperson of Audit Committee, independent member). Mr. Gelbakhiani is managing director of ‘Gelbakhiani Legal Services’ since 2017. During 2012-2017 he served as Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of Bank Republic JSC. Before that, he was a lawyer of Bank of Georgia JSC, where he’s role was related to mergers and acquisitions and international financing transactions. Mr. Gelbakniani also held managerial positions in companies such as United Telecom JSC (later, Silknet JSC), Galt and Taggart Capital JSC, Begiashvili and Company JSC, etc. Currently Mr. Gelbakhiani is also Deputy Chairperson of the Supervisory Board of Hyundai Auto Georgia JSC. He holds bachelor degree in International Law from Tbilisi State University.

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