Jaba Phutkaradze

A multi-lingual PhD and CFA with 8+ years of experience in finance and advisory. Aspired to build up substantial profile in Investment Banking and transaction advisory services in CEE and CIS

WORK EXPERIENCE
MINISTRY OF FINANCE AND ECONOMY OF AUTONOMOUS REPUBLIC OF AJARA, Batumi, Georgia
MINISTER, Jul 2018-Present

GRANT THORNTON, Tbilisi, Georgia
Manager, Head of Advisory (full-time), Jun 2016-2018

INTERNATIONAL BLACK SEA UNIVERSITY, Tbilisi, Georgia
Visiting Lecturer (full-time), Jan 2017-Present

TBSC CONSULTING, Tbilisi, Georgia
Senior Consultant (full-time, Jun 2015-Jun 2016

TAX MANAGEMENT & CONSULTING, Tbilisi, Georgia
Financial Auditor (full-time), Nov 2014-Jun 2015

CITIBANK INTERNATIONAL, Warsaw, Poland
Fund Accounting Specialist (full-time), Aug 2013-Aug 2014

GOLDEN NETWORKING, London, UK
Associate (full-time), Oct 2012-Jan 2013

EDUCATION
CFA INSTITUTE, Warsaw, Poland
CFA, Since Oct 2018

WARSAW SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS (SGH), Warsaw, Poland
PhD in Economics & Finance (Expected), Sep 2011-Dec 2015
● Dissertation: Impact of Trade Liberalization and Financial Integration on Financial Development; Evidence from Transition Economies

UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER, Leicester, UK
MSc in Financial Economics (Degree with Distinction), Oct 2011- Jan 2013

AGRIBUSINESS TEACHING CENTER, Texas A&M University, Yerevan, Armenia
BSc in Finance (GPA: 3.94/4), Jun 2006- Nov 2008

SKILLS & ACTIVITIES
– Languages: Fluent in Georgian (Native), English and Russian; Beginner in Polish and Ukrainian
– IT Skills: 1. E-views, Stata & SPSS; 2. Bloomberg; 3. ORIS; 4 Multifonds; 5. MS Office Package
– Professional: Member of Practical Accountants Association of Georgia since 2009; Member of Finance & Investments Society (University of Leicester)
– Sport: Finalist of the Inter-Varsity Dance Competition (IVDC), Blackpool, UK, 2012