Architect. Member of the Prize’s Board of Experts.
PhD candidate at Newcastle University, the UK. She studied Architecture at the Tbilisi State Academy of fine Arts, and got postgraduate degrees in Conservation of Monuments and Sites (University of Leuven) and in World Heritage Management (University College Dublin). Her research focuses on historical landscapes, community-led local development and participatory governance.
She began her professional career in the field of heritage at the Georgia Department for Monument Protection in 2002 and, later, between 2009 and 2017, she headed the UNESCO and International Relations Unit at the Georgia National Agency for Cultural Heritage.
Last update: July 2019