Grigol Giorgadze
Deputy Minister of Defense

Birth date: 24 March, 1979


1996-2001- Tbilisi State University, Faculty of International Law and International Relations, specialty – International Law

2003-2004 – Columbia University Law School, Open Society Institute (OSI) and Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) scholarship recipient

11.2007- Attorney qualification certificate - general specialization

From 2011- Phd in International Law, School of Law, Caucasus University

Languages: English, Russian


Marital Status: Married, 2 children

Work Experience:

20.04.2021 Deputy Minister of Defense

01.2020-20.04.2021 “Assets Management And Development Company” LTD. Director

2020-20.04.2021 “Ssamtomashveli” LTD. Director

07.2018- 08.09.2019- Deputy Minister of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Labor, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia

07.2014 - 12.07.2018 - First Deputy Minister of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia, Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry

10.2012-22.07.2014 - First Deputy Minister of Corrections of Georgia, Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry, Chair of the standing Commission for early conditional release

03.2009 –2012- Ltd TV Imedi, Head of Legal Services

11.2008-2010- Ltd BDG Legal, Law Firm Partner

11.2008-2012- Ltd BDG Arbitration, Arbitrator

02.2006 - 17.11.2008 - Public Defender’s Office, Head of Investigation and Monitoring Department

2018- Current – Georgian Technical University, lecturer

2017-2018- Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia, lecturer

2016-Current- European University, lecturer

2015- East European University, lecturer

04.2010 -2012 –Member of Judges and Attorneys consultative group, USAID/JAMR

12.2006 – Current – Caucasus Law School, Caucasus University, lecturer

2007-2008 – Participation at the work of Interdepartmental Coordinating Council on Prevention of Torture, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment

2006-2008- Participation at the work of Interdepartmental Coordinating Council against Trafficking, member of a standing commission on granting the status of a victim of human trafficking

2005 – 06.02.2006 - Information and Documentation Centre on Human Rights

2003-2005- Tbilisi State Institute of Economic Relations

2004-2005 - Georgian Mental Health Association, Trainer, Expert Lawyer

2000-2004- Center for Protection of Constitutional Rights, Board member, Head of Social Affairs and Anticorruption Group, Lawyer

September – November 2004 - MoIA, Border Control Department, Head of Legal Maintenance Division

2003–2004 - Manhattan Law Firm, NY, USA, Intern

2002 - Standing Public Commission; Medical Establishment for Pre-trials and Convicted inmates, Penitentiary Department, the Ministry of Justice, Member

2001- Children’s Rights City Center, Tbilisi City Hall, Lawyer

2000-2001- Amnesty International, Tbilisi Students Group Coordinator

2000-2002 - Tbilisi, Public School #67, Teacher,

2001- Presidential Anticorruption Edict #95, member of Civil Monitoring Group (OSGF)