Deputy Head

Deputy Head


Irakli Chitanava


Date of Birth: February 12, 1975 



1992-1997 Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Economics

 1999-2003 Military Institute of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kiev, Faculty Economics and Law;

 2005-2006 the Defense Language Institute of the US Armed Forces;

 2006-2007 Logistics School of US Armed Forces;


Certified Courses:

2001 - CAC Caucasus University: "International Accounting Standards"

2004 - NATO School: "Environmental Protection for Military Forces Course"

2005 - Georgia Sustainment and Stability Program: "Staff Officers Course"

2006 - NATO School: "Expeditionary Logistics Course"

2007 – Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management: "International Purchaser Course"

2017 - Penal Reform International: „Women in Detention: Putting the UN Bangkok Rules into Practice”  

Work experience:

22.09.2017 – Till now.  LEPL the National Agency of Execution of Non-custodial Sentences and Probation Deputy Head of the Agency;

01/2017-09/2017 Deputy Head of International Relations and European Integration Department, the Ministry of Corrections of Georgia;

2016-2017 Head of Division, Substantial NATO-Georgia Package implementation and Coordination Division, International Relations and Euro-Atlantic Integration Department, the Ministry of Defense of Georgia;

07/2016-10/2016 Senior Officer, J-5 Strategic Planning Department, General Staff, Georgian Armed Forces;

2015-2016 Advisor to the Chief of General Staff on NATO-Georgia relations; General Staff, Georgian Armed Forces;

2008-2015 Deputy Military representative of Georgia to NATO and EU;

2007-2008 Staff officer, NATO HQ International Staff Defense Policy and Planning;

2005-2007 Senior Officer, J-4 Logistics Department, General Staff, Georgian Armed Forces;

1997-2005 Head of Financial Division, Central Military Hospital, Georgian Armed Forces;

1995-1997 Accountant of Financial Division, Medical Service of the Ministry of Defense.

 Official Departmental Awards:

2008 - „ II degree medal for 10 years of irreproachable service in the Georgian Armed Forces”

2012 - Medal "Kakutsa Cholokashvili - for the outstanding merit in the restoration and protection of Georgia's territorial integrity"

2013 – „ I degree medal for 15 years of irreproachable service in the Georgian Armed Forces” 

Languages: English, Russian,German.