Mr. Gela Bezhuashvili

Chairman of the Supervisory Board at GIG

Currently, Gela Bezhuashvili is a Chairman of Supervisory Board of Heidelberg Cement Georgia (HCG); and Member of International Advisory Council, Foundation Dom Cabral Business School, Brazil, as well as Chairman of the Board of Georgian Industrial Group (GIG).

Mr. Bezhuashvili was the Director of Intelligence Service of Georgia (GIS) in 2008- 2014. In different years he took position of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, the Assistant to the President of Georgia on National Security Issues - Secretary of the National Security Council (NSC), Minister of Defense of Georgia, Deputy Minister of Defense of Georgia; 1997-2000 – Director of the Department of Legal Affairs at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia.


2003-2011 Harvard University – Master in Public Administration (MPA), JFK School of Government

1998 - Awarded the UN Scholarship (Participant, UN International Law Commission Session, Geneva)

1997 - International and Comparative Law, Southern Methodist University (SMU) School of Law, USA. Edmund Muskie Fellow

1996 - Awarded the US Congress Scholarship, Edmund Muskie Fellowship Program Bachelor of Arts (BA),

1991 - Ukrainian Institute of International Relations and International Law, Kiev State University, Faculty of International Law