Omar Kutsnashvili

Omar Kustnashvili was born on January 28, 1942 in village Khoptsa, Tianeti.

Education

1958-1961 - Kutaisi Technical School of Mining Engineering, Qualification: Mining Technician.
1961-1967 - Georgian Polytechnic Institute, Mining-Geology Faculty, Specialty: Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology.
1979 - Candidate of geological-mineralogical sciences, specializing in geological engineering
1990 - PhD in geological-mineralogy, specializing in engineering geology;

Professional Experience

2013 – to present - Member of the Georgian Academy of Natural Sciences (Academician);
2003 – to present - Member of the Georgian Academy of Engineering (Academician);
1995 – to present - Academician of Georgian Academy of Ecological Sciences (Academician);
2018 – to present – Deputy Chairman of Supervisory Board, JSC "Georgian Oil and Gas Corporation";
2013 – to present – Member of Supervisory Board, JSC "Georgian Oil and Gas Corporation";
2012 – to present - Deputy Chairman of Supervisory Board, GeoEngineering LLC;
1997-2008 – General Director, GeoEngineering LLC;
1988-2008 – Positions held at Technical university: Assistant, Assistant Professor, Department Head, Head of School;
1994-1999 - Director of the Center for Engineering Research and Design at Georgian Technical University;
1967-1989 - Positions held at the Caucasus Railway Exploration, design institute LLC “Saktransproject”/Engineer-geologist, head of the technical and scientific unit, deputy chief engineer of the institute; chief geologist of projects implemented by the Institute in Georgia and abroad and co-manager of the project;
2006-present - President of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering;
2002-2006 – Co-chairman of the Georgian Engineers and Geologists Union;
1994-2006 - Expert at the construction and projects division of the Ministry of Construction;
1979-1994 - Geological and engineering expert at “Saksakhmsheni".

Omar Kutsnashvili speaks Russian and English.