Our team

WFC professionals have an extensive experience of working in the fields of Banking, Audit and Investment. The WFC team has an experience of collaborating with different state owned and International Financial Institutions: OPIC; U.S. Ex-Im Bank; Hermes; KfW – Credit Guarantee Fund; The World Bank (WB); Credit Swiss; ING; LandesBank Berlin; HSBC – Securities, USA; Societe Generale Group; etc.

Beso Abuladze

Beso Abuladze

CEO, Partner

Education:

MBA, University of Warwick, UK; PhD, London South Bank University, UK.

Experience:

20 years experience of working in Banking Sector and in projects financed by various IFIs.  

Previous Occupations:

  • General Director at Unicard Ltd
  • Deputy General Director at People's Bank of Georgia JSC
  • Head of Product Development Department at Bank of Georgia, JSC
  • Project Coordinator, World Bank Project - Georgia National Innovation Ecosystem (GENIE)
Karlo Goginava

Karlo Goginava

Managing Partner

Email

karlo.goginava@wfcapital.ge

Education:

MBA, University of Heidelerg, Germany; Masters in Economics, University of Basel, Switzerland. 

Experience:

20 years experience of working in the Banking Sector and in the projects financed by various IFIs.

Previous Occupations:

  • General Director at People's Bank of Georgia JSC.
  • WTO acting regional academic consultant since September, 2009 – December, 2010.
  • Senior Bank Advisor at German Development Bank – KfW, Credit Guarantee Fund Georgia.   
Giorgi Cherkezishvili

Giorgi Cherkezishvili

Cheif Investment Officer

Education:

MBA Degree from Grenoble Graduate School of Business and Master of International Economic Relations from Tbilisi State University. 

Experience:

15 years of banking and investment management experience. 

Previous Occupations:

  • Deputy Minister at Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia
  • Head of the Investment Department at JSC Partnership Fund
  • Bank of Georgia’s corporate banking department. 

 

 

Tamta Chonashvili

Tamta Chonashvili

Loan Origination Team Leader

Education:

ACCA; BBA, Caucasus School of Business, Georgia

Experience:

5 years experience of working as an auditor at Deloitte and Touche LLC and as an accountant in various Georgian private companies.

Previous Occupations:

  • 2005-2009: Senior Auditor at Deloitte and Touche LLC
Mariam Gvinjilia

Mariam Gvinjilia

Senior Investment Officer

Education:

BBA, European School of Management (ESM-Tbilisi), Georgia.

Experience:

15 years experience of work experience in Investment Management, Financial Consultancy, Banking Sector, and Auditing. 

Previous Occupations:

  • 2008-2009: Senior Consultant at the IFRS Reporting Department at People's Bank of Georgia
  • 2006-2008: Auditor at Deloitte and Touch

 

Nino Tsakadze

Nino Tsakadze

Investment and Research Officer

Education:

Master of Finance, Caucasus School of Business, Georgia. Bachelor of Applied Mathematics, Georgian Technical University, Georgia.

Experience:

 12+ years experience of working in Fundraising, Financial Consultancy and Investment Management.

Previous Occupations:

  • Investment Analyst at Galt and Taggart Capital (Bank of Georgia Group)