Mr Bachiashvili founded GCF in 2013. Since then he held the position of CEO till 2019 when he became the Head of Advisory Committee. Before his work at GCF, Mr Bachiashvili served as a Deputy CEO at the Partnership Fund of Georgia. Before that, Mr Bachiashvili held the position of a Chief Financial Officer at Unicor Management Company where he was responsible for financial planning, the management and monitoring of holding companies on a group level, and the sell side M&A of the companies under the management of the group. Of note, he led the sale of six companies in four sectors of the Russian economy (banking, agriculture, real estate and pharmaceutical retail) with a total value above USD 1.5bn. In addition, Mr Bachiashvili has accumulated a broad range of experience in the management and financial sectors. In particular, in his career to date, he has held various positions at Booz & Company, Abu Dhabi Group Georgia and Bank of Georgia. Mr Bachiashvili holds a BBA degree in Finance from Caucasus University and an MBA from INSEAD.