Commissioner - MERAB KATAMADZE

Date of Birth: 08.07.1958

Education:  

1981 - Technical University of Georgia / Faculty of Automatic and Control Systems, Specialty - Management Information Systems, Qualification - Engineer

Work experience:    

2015-present - Georgian National Communications Commission / Commissioner                

2014-2015 - Georgian National Communications Commission / Consultant to the Chairman            

2007-2015 - Consulting and Cooperation Center, CCC / Founder, Consultant    

2014 - Georgian National Book Center / Adviser

2013 - Temporary Investigation Commission of Parliament of Georgia on the Activity of Georgian National Communications Commission / Specialist

2013 - Central Election Commission / Consultant

2011-2013 - Civil Internet Broadcasting “Nakadi”/ Producer

2001-2007 - Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University / Lecturer (Editorial-Publishing Division of the Faculty of Philology)

1998-2007 - Publishing House “Azri” / Director

1999-2006 - Publishing Studies Centre / Member of the Board

2004 - Publishing House “Samshoblo” / Member of the Board

2003-2004 - Open Society - Georgia Foundation / Consultant

2002-2004 - Georgian Publishers and Booksellers Association / President

2002-2003 - 4th and 5th Tbilisi Book Fair / Director

2000-2002 - Georgian Publishers and Booksellers Association / Vice-President

2000-2001 - Humanitarian Technical Institute / Lecturer (Editorial-ublishing Chair)

1998-2000 - Georgian Book Publishers Association / Member of the Board

1998-1999 - Media and Communication Research Centre “Mediacom” / Founder, Chairman of the Board

1993-1998 - Publishing House “Azri” / Founder

1996-1997 - Newspaper “Kviris Posta” / Executive Director

1994-1996 - Information Agency “Metskhre Talga” / Founder, Deputy Managing Director

1992-1996 -  Independent TV Company “Meridiani” / Director

1991-1992 - Independent TV Company “Meridiani” / Founder, Editor in Chief

1989-1991- Independent Newspapers / Publisher, Editor

1985-1988 - Maintenance and Building Division / Engineer-Economist, Work Producer, Ganger

1983-1985 - Factory “Mikrodzrava” / Engineer-Technologist

1982-1983 - Scientific-Production Union “Elva” (Calculating Machines Factory) / Engineer

1981-1982 - Building Division / Electrician

Languages: 

Georgian, Russian, English

Membership: 

Wine Club, National Hiking Federation, Georgian Pen Center