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Iakob Edilashvili - The First Deputy Head of the Administration of the President of Georgia

Iakob Edilashvili was born on August 18th, 1979. From 1996 to 2000, he studied at the Humanitarian-iakob-edilashvili.jpgTechnical Department of the Technical University of Georgia, with a specialization in the International Economic Relations. He changed his specialization to the International Law and obtained his degree in 2005.
Edilashvili began his professional career in 2001 at the Ministry of Defense of Georgia, where he held various positions. In the period from 2005 to 2008, he held a position of the Head of the Financial Department of Budget Management Division at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, then – the Deputy Head of the Financial Department. In the period from 2008 to 2012, Edilashvili worked as the Head of the Financial Department of the Parliament of Georgia. From 2012 to 2014, he held a position of the Head of the Administrational Department of the Service Agency of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia. From April 2014 to August 2014, Edilashvili worked as the Deputy Head of the Financial Operations Director at the Ministry of Justice, "The House of Justice". From August 2014 to December 2015, he held a position of the Head of the Finance Management Department at the Ministry of Defense.
On December 9th, 2015, Edilashvili was appointed as the Deputy Head of the Administration of the President of Georgia.
Edilashvili speaks fluent English and Russian.