Board of Directors

Ucha Uchaneishvili

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Director General

Ucha Uchaneishvili was appointed Director General of JSC Georgian State Electrosystem in 2021. From 2019 he served as the Rehabilitation Manager/Chair of the Management Board of the company. Since 2018 he managed Electricity Transmission Division and since 2008-2018 - Dispatch Division at GSE. Ucha has an extensive experience of working in power sector on managerial positions. From 1994, he worked for Sakenergo and later for Georgian State Electrosystem in the positions of Dispatcher, (Grid Operator) Chief Dispatcher and Dispatch Executive Manager. Ucha graduated from the Georgian Technical University qualifying as an Electrical Engineer.

David Chanturia

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First Deputy Director General / Member of the Board of Directors / Director of Project Management

David Chanturia was appointed First Deputy Director General of JSC Georgian State Electrosystem in 2021. From 2020 he served as the First Deputy Chair of the Management Board of GSE. David has many years of experience working in various management positions in the energy sector. For two decades he worked in the field of generation, distribution, management of energy enterprises, construction of substations and high voltage power lines, design and installation of reactive power compensating devices.
In 2012-2020 he occupied the position of Energy and Strategy Director at Georgian American Alloys Inc. At the same time, in 2007-2020, he held various positions at Georgian Manganese Ltd.: Director General; Director of the Energy Department; Economics, Energy and Security Director. In 2005-2007 he was the Head of Administration of Vartsikhe-2005 Ltd. Under the leadership of David, the project of capital rehabilitation of Vartsikhe HPP hydraulic power units was implemented. In 2002-2004 he worked in the United Energy Distribution Company, as the Head of Sales Service of Mtskheta District and the Director of the company. David graduated from Tbilisi State Medical University.

Giorgi Amuzashvili

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Member of the Board of Directors / Director of Energy Dispatch

Giorgi Amuzashvili was appointed Director of Energy Dispatch of JSC Georgian State Electrosystem in 2021. From 2017 he served as a member of the Management Board of GSE. Giorgi joined the company in 2009 and worked in the positions of Dispatcher, Senior Dispatcher, Senior Engineer of Technical Inspectorate, Deputy Chief Dispatcher, Network Substation Development Project Manager and WAM Project Manager. In 2016-2017 he worked for BP Georgia Ltd, in 2006-2009 – for JSC Energy Invest, in 2003-2005 - for East Energy Corp. Ltd. Giorgi graduated from Georgian Technical University qualifying as an Electrical Engineer. He holds Master’s degree from Electrical Engineering at the Georgian Technical University.

Vakhtang Begiashvili

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Member of the Board of Directors / Director of Electricity Metering

Vakhtang Begiashvili was appointed Director of Electricity Metering of JSC Georgian State Electrosystem in 2021. From 2019 he served as a member of the Management Board of GSE. Vakhtang has many years of experience in the energy sector. He headed Georgian Business Group LLC from 2012. In 2008-2011, he was the General Director of Macroenergy Holding Company; in 2004-2008 - the Partner and General Director of Global Contact Consulting Ltd (Global-TV); in 2002-2004 - the Executive Director of Georgian State Electrosystem LLC; in 2002 - the Executive Director of JSC United Energy Distribution Company of Georgia; in 2001-2002 - the Deputy Director of Georgian Electricity Wholesale Market; in 2001-2001 - the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Saknavtobproduct state-owned company. In the 90s, Vakhtang held various high positions, in 1993-1995, he was the majoritarian MP of the Parliament of Georgia.
Vakhtang graduated from Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, majoring in Trade Economics, and Irbah International University, Law Faculty. Vakhtang is the author of four books, nine works and three international patents. He has been awarded Third-Rank Vakhtang Gorgasali Order.

Zurab Ezugbaia

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Member of the Board of Directors / Director of Interconnection and Organized Markets Development

Zurab Ezugbaia was appointed Director of Interconnection and Organized Markets Development of JSC Georgian State Electrosystem in 2021. Since 2008 he was a member of the GSE Management Board. Zurab joined GSE in 2004 and worked in the positions of Legal Manager and Legal Executive Manager. In 2001-2003 he was the Deputy Minister of Justice of Georgia and Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry. In 2001 he worked for the State Chancellery Office as the Deputy Head of Legal Service. In 2000-2001 he worked for the Ministry of Justice of Georgia as the Head of Citizenship, Immigration, Civil Status Registration and Notary Department. Zurab graduated from Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Law, majoring in Jurisprudence, awarded the qualification of a Lawyer.

Vakhtang Kinkladze

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Member of the Board of Directors / Director of Technical Affairs

Vakhtang Kinkladze was appointed Director of Technical Affairs of JSC Georgian State Electrosystem in 2021. From 2019 he served as a member of the Management Board of GSE. Vakhtang has more than 25 years of experience in the power sector. Since 2010, he has worked in JSC Telasi in various management positions and in 2013 he was appointed as a Technical Director of the company. In 2007-2010 he served as a Deputy Chairman /Commercial Director of the Management Board of JSC Georgian State Electrosystem. In 2006-2007 he held the position of CEO of JSC Tbilsresi and in 2005-2006 - First Deputy Director of Vartsikhe 2005 LTD. In 2005-2007, Vakhtang was also the member of the Supervisory Board of JSC Georgian United Energy Distribution Company and then became a Chairman. At the beginning of the professional career, Vakhtang worked for various power companies, including Sakenergo where he held engineering and management positions. He was also an Energy Consultant in various international projects.
Vakhtang graduated from Georgian Technical University, qualifying as an Electrical Engineer, as well as Georgian Institute of Public Affairs, where he has obtained Master's degree in Public Administration. Vakhtang is an Academician of Georgian Academy of Energy.

Mamuka Skhiladze

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Member of the Board of Directors / Director of Finance

Mamuka Skhiladze was appointed Director of Finance of JSC Georgian State Electrosystem in 2021. Since 2011 he was a member of the GSE Management Board. In 2010-2011 he worked for Energotrans, GSE subsidiary, as the Deputy Finance Director. In 2006-2007 he was the Finance Director at Tegeta Motors, in 2007-2008 – the Head of Budget and Control Department at JSC Bank of Georgia, in 2006 – the Senior Auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and in 2005 – the Audit-Supervisor at Deloitte & Touche Tomatsu. Mamuka holds Master’s degree in Business Administration from ESM Tbilisi.

David Vardiashvili

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Member of the Board of Directors / Director of Procurement and Logistics

David Vardiashvili was appointed Director of Procurement and Logistics of JSC Georgian State Electrosystem in 2021. From 2018 he served as a member of the Management Board of GSE. In 2018 and during 2014-2016, David worked as a Financial Director of JSC Georgian Oil and Gas Corporation. He has many years of experience working in civil service. In 2017-2018, David served as a Deputy Head of Emergency Management Service. In 2016-2017, he was a Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of Georgia, while in 2013-2014, he served as a First Deputy State Governor of Kvemo Kartli. David Vardiashvili has great experience working in the energy sector. In 2009-2010, he was a General Director of Georgian Oil and Gas Service Company LLC, and in 2007-2008, he held the positions of General Director of state-owned oil company JSC Teleti Oil Company (former JSC Saknavtobi), General Director of Iori Valley Oil and Gas LLC, and Adviser to General Director of Oil and Gas Corporation LLC. During different periods, David worked at Tbilisi City Hall, Office of the Parliament of Georgia and Ministry of Transport. David also has 13-year management experience at the Revenue Service. David graduated from Georgian Technical University, Faculty of Civil Engineering, and Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Law, holding a PhD in Technical Sciences. He is an Associate Professor of Georgian Technical University, real member - Academician of Georgian Engineering Academy, and author of numerous scientific works and one monograph.

Vano Zardiashvili

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Member of the Board of Directors / Director of Legal, Environmental, Social Affairs and Permits

Vano Zardiashvili was appointed Director of Legal, Environmental, Social Affairs and Permits of JSC Georgian State Electrosystem in 2021. From 2020 he served as a member of the Management Board of GSE. Prior to that, he was the First Deputy Director of Energotrans Ltd. Electricity Transmission Company. Vano has many years of experience in governance, legislation and legal affairs. He was a member of the Parliament of the 9th convocation, a member of the Committee on Human Rights and Civil Integration, a member of the Committee on Legal Affairs, and the First Deputy Chairman of the same Committee. In 2013-2016, he served in the State Audit Office as the Head of the Internal Audit Department and then as the First Deputy Auditor General. In 2010-2013 he worked in the judiciary, as the Head of the Administration of the Tbilisi City Court and the Deputy Head of the Department of the High Council of Justice of Georgia. In 2007-2010 he worked in Tbilisi City Hall on various managerial positions. In 2004-2006 he was an Counsel to the Attorney General, 2004 - Assistant to the Minister of State Security of Georgia and the Minister of Justice of Georgia. Vano Zardiashvili has graduated from Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Law, majoring in Law. He earned his PH.D degree in law from the Georgian Technical University.