Board

Advisory Board 

Updated: May 2019
New nominations are welcome

Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Bağcı (Turkey)
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.

Max Blauenstein (Switzerland) NEW
Co-founder, Blauenstein Georgia; Founder and proprietor, Genint S.A.; Co-founder, Marbella International University Center; Deputy of the City of Geneva for two terms (8 years);  President of the Geneva Federation of Traders and Artisans (11 years).

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)
Secretary General at International Chamber of Commerce (ICC Georgia); former Ambassador in India 

Eric Livny (Georgia, Israel)
President, Tbilinomics Policy Advisors; 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.

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.

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.