Teimuraz Gochitashvili

Education

1964-1969 – Electro-Mechanical Engineering for Mining Industry / Polytechnic Institute of Georgia;
1971-1974 – Pipeline Transport / Georgian Academy of Sciences (post graduate courses);
1987-1988 – Reliability of pipeline Transport / Moscow Mining Institute (theses for Doctor of Sci dissertation);
1996-1997 – General Management; Market Economy and Financial Management / The Public Administration College of TACIS;
1997 – Energy Policy, Management and Finance in Transition Economies / The College of Petroleum and Energy Studies of Oxford;
2000 – Oil & Gas Pipelines Economy and Policy / University of Houston (in frames of US Contemporary Issues Fellowship Program);
2005 – Immovable-Investment / Hans Sachs Institute, School of advanced studies of MJ;
2008 – Underground Gas Storage Course / University of Groningen


Professional Experience

1969-2010 – Mining Institute of the Academy of Science of Georgia / Principal Researcher, the Head of the Oil and Gas Pipelines Reliability Sector;
1996-2000 – Parliament of Georgia / Leading Specialist in Energy Sector;
2000-2006 – Energy Efficiency Centre Georgia / Scientific Coordinator of EU DG Tren OPET Project in Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia;
1989-2009 – Georgian Technical University / Professor;
2001-2002 – JSC “Tbilgasi:; Chairman of the Supervisory Board;
2003-2006 – JSC “GeoEngineering” Ltd. / Director for Technology and Development;
2004 and 2007 – MTI Holland (The Netherlands office) / Project Coordinator;
2001-2006 – Georgian International Oil Corporation / Expert-Consultant;
2005-2006 - Georgian International Gas Corporation / The Member of the Supervisory Board;
From 2007 till 2013 Mr. Gochitashvili worked at Georgian Oil & Gas Corporation in different positions (Technical Director, Commercial Director, Adviser of Director General).
From January 2013 to present Mr. Gochitashvili is the Head of the Strategic Planning and Projects Department at GOGC.

Teimuraz Gochitashvili is the Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, the member of the Engineer Academy of Georgia, author more than 200 published books, monographs, engineering projects, scientific articles, etc.