Our team

Mr. Shota Keldishvili - Director

Graduate of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, BA in Economics, College of Europe (Belgium), MA in European Studies. Visiting Professor at Georgian Technical University, author of publications in the field of international policy and economy.

He has more than 20 years working experience on top positions both in the state entities and a private sector in Georgia.

In particular, he worked at the Department of International Economic Relations (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia) in the capacity of the Head of EU Division and the Deputy Director of the Department, as well as the Director of the Department of EU Relations. He obtained diplomatic grade of the Chief Counselor.

He has extensive experience in policy development and management of the state economy of Georgia by working on the positions of the Deputy Minister of State Property, the Deputy Head of State Property Management and Privatization Department at the Municipality of Tbilisi City, the Chief Counselor of the Agency for State Owned Enterprises Management, etc.

In last decade he has been invol ed in private sector’s activity as a director and/or a member of the Board of Directors of the leading business companies in Georgia.

In TS Foundation his responsibilities are: funding policy development, resource management, strategy planning.

Contacts: keldishvili@tsfund.ge



Ms. Mzia Osiashvili - Programme Coordinator

Graduate of Ilia Chavchavadze Pedagogical Institute of Foreign Languages, MA in English Language and Literature. Certified Interpreter at Court Services in the UK and Fully Qualified English Language Teacher in the UK and Georgia.

She has gained two decades teaching experience in Georgia and in the UK. She worked as an interpreter in Tribunal Court Services in the UK. She was as an Advisor of Minister of Defense of Georgia on Euro-Atlantic Issues in 2014.

At TS Foundation she is responsible for educational programmes' relating activities as well as for communication with the foreign partners in the name of TSF. She is also taking part in preparation of reports and other documents.




Mr. Givi Tvalavadze - IT Manager

Graduate of Georgian Technical University, MA in Computer Networks and Systems.

During the last decade has been working as computer programmer at the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, the Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation and the office of Education Management Information Systems. Is a developer of various types of software being applied for solution of specific tasks in education and science administration. Has extensive experience in working with various electronic databases.

At TS Foundation is responsible for respective software development and reliability, as well as for the webpage administration.

Contacts: tvalavadze@tsfund.ge



Ms. Tinatin Gugunava - Lawyer

Graduate of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, BA in Civil Law, certified attorney.

For about fifteen years has been working in Georgian organsations and business companies in a position of lawyer and consultant in juridical issues: Ltd. “Alliance Leasing Group”, Ltd “Green Development”, JSC “International Development Company” (IDECO), etc.

At TS Foundation she is responsible for juridical aspects of the Foundation’s activities, preparation of contracts, agreements and other juridical documents. She also takes part in respective business meetings and negotiations.

Contacts: gugunava@tsfund.ge


Mr. Besarion Kalandadze - Financial Manager

Graduate of Georgian Technical University, MA in Transportation Engineering; the Faculty of Economics, Anaseuli Institute, BA in Financing.

In last 15 years has been working in the field of financial management on the leading positions of: Deputy Managing Director at the “Tbilcombank”’s branch offices in Batumi and Poti, Director at JSC “Saktranporti”, Financial Manager at Ltd “International Development Company” (IDECO).

At TS Foundation is responsible for admiration of financial operations and accounting.

Contacts: kalandadze@tsfund.ge