Advisory Board 

Updated:  May 2022
New nominations are welcome

Ambassador Gert Antsu (Estonia)
Special Envoy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the Eastern Partnership.

Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Bağcı (Turkey)
President, Foreign Policy Institute, Ankara; professor, Department of International Relations, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara.

Andro Barnovi (Georgia)
Former Head of Administration of the President of Georgia, former Governor of Shida Kartli, Former Director at CDSS - Center for Defense and Security Studies; former Deputy Defense Minister of Georgia, former Rector at National Defense Academy; founder, Civic Reformation; founder, Movement for Independence and EU Integration.

Zaza Bibilashvili (Georgia)
Founder, Chavchavadze Center for European Studies and Civic Education; Senior Partner, BGI law firm; former Director, Ernst & Young Legal and GCG Law Office.

Honorable Kent N. Brown (USA) 
First Ambassador of the United States of America to Georgia; Vice President and Advisor, Government Relations, at JTI (Japan Tobacco International); Director, United States-Russia Business Council; Member, International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS).

Christopher Hartwell, Ph.D. (USA) 
Professor, Bournemouth University and Kozminski University; former President, Center for Social and Economic Research (CASE) in Warsaw.

Aleksander Kaczorowski (Poland)  
Editor-in-Chief, Aspen Review Central Europe; writer; former deputy editor-in-chief of Newsweek Polska and Forum weeklies

Ambassador Zurab Katchkatchishvili (Georgia)  in memoriam
Former Ambassador in India; former Secretary General, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC Georgia).

Tinatin Khidasheli (Georgia)
Chairperson of Civic IDEA (Civic Initiative for Democratic and Euro-Atlantic Choice); former Minister of Defence of Georgia.

Prof. Ramaz Kurashvili, M.D., Ph.D. (Georgia) 
Director, National Center for Diabetes Research, Chairman, Georgian Union of Diabetes and Endocrine Associations; Founder/Editor-in-Chief , Diabetes and Health magazine.

Eric Livny (Georgia, Israel)
Lead Economist for Central Asia, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD); Former President, International School of Economics and ISET Policy Institute (2007-2018).

Andrey Maksimov, Ph.D. (Georgia, Russia)
Founder and CEO, “Seeing Differently” (charity foundation supporting children with autism in Georgia), and Center for Integrative Medicine "Miraculum"; CEO & Co-founder of Maximov & Partners holding.

Zaza Okuashvili (UK, Georgia) 
Founder of Omega Group incorporating Omega Motors, Omega Tegi, OGT LLC and other enterprises in Georgia; former Member of Parliament of Georgia.

Paul Rodzianko (USA) 
Chairman and CEO, Kavkaz Cement JSC; Chairman Emeritus, Hermitage Museum Foundation; former Director of US-Russia Business Council (1998-2017), Kennan Council of the Woodrow Wilson International Center.

Director,  Alliance for Securing Democracy,  The German Marshall Fund of the United States; former Director for Global Programme at the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA), Stockholm; former Global Associate and Senior Director at National Democratic Institute (NDI).

Roland Wiederkehr (Switzerland)
Member of Swiss National Parliament (1987 – 2003), Global Goodwill Ambassador; Co-Founder (with Mikhail Gorbachev), Green Cross International; founder and President, CareCross; former Director, WWF Switzerland.

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