From February 1, 2018, Giorgi Tshekhani is the Executive Director of the Georgian Bar Association. Also, he is a Board Chair of the Bar Pro Bono Center, Board Member at the United Nations Global Compact Network Georgia, Co-chair of Georgia Chapter at the New York State Bar Association International Section, and the Council Member at the International Bar Association.
In 2016-2017, under the UK Government Scholarship (Chevening), he completed Master of Public Policy program at the University of Oxford.
In 2014-2016, he was the Director of Administrative Department at the Georgian Judicial Academy where he supervised the projects related to institutional development and judicial training reforms.
In 2010-2013, he worked at the Ministry of Justice of Georgia, as an Advisor to the Department of Public International Law, and in 2013-2014, he worked at the Supreme Court of Georgia, as a Senior Advisor to the Analytical Department, where he was directly involved in ongoing justice reforms. During the same period, under the US Department of State’s Professional Fellows Program, he completed a 2-month professional course in judicial administration at the Supreme Court of the State of New Mexico.
In 2009-2010, as a scholar of the Georgian Government, Giorgi completed his Master of Laws studies in the United Kingdom at the University of Manchester.
In 2008-2009, he chaired the non-governmental organization "Youth for the United Nations-Georgia". He also served as Georgia’s Youth Representative to the United Nations where he was actively involved in the work of the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly.
In 2004-2009, he completed his Bachelor of Laws degree at the Tbilisi State University of Economic Relations, where, in 2007-2008, he served as a President of the Student Union. In 2006-2007, under the scholarship of the US Department of State (UGRAD), Giorgi studied law in the United States where he also interned for the Washington State Bar Association and Washington State Juvenile Court.
Giorgi is a licensed attorney and mediator in Georgia. Besides native Georgian, he speaks English, Russian and French languages.