Prior to becoming an Associate at Georgian Co-Investment Fund, Mr. Bolkvadze joined GCF as an Investment Analyst. Prior to this, Mr. Bolkvadze worked at the Commercial Department of Nexen (CNOOC Ltd subsidiary) in London, UK. His main responsibilities included conducting extensive research of pipeline/terminal facilities and related fields. As part of his duties at the firm, Mr. Bolkvadze undertook research and analysis in relation to four strategic pipelines in the North Sea and gave relevant recommendations to the Nexen executive team. He also participated in actualization and re-allocation of Ettrick & Blackbird fields on Aoka Mizu. Prior to this, Mr. Bolkvadze completed transfer pricing internship at Deloitte & Touche LLP, in Kolkata, India. His main duties included research, statistical modeling and reporting. He was awarded a Bachelor’s Degree (with Honours) in Economics and Finance from Exeter University, UK.