Government of Georgia – Biography

Prime Minister of Georgia

H.E. Irakli Kobakhidze

Date of Birth: September 25, 1978


2002-2006 - Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Germany, Doctor of Law (Dr. jur.)

2002-2005 - Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Germany, Master of Law (with honors) (LL.M)

1995-2000 - Tbilisi State University, Master of Law (with honors)

Work Experience

2024 - present - Prime Minister of Georgia

2021 - 2024 - Chairman of Georgian Dream

2016 - 2019 - Speaker of the Parliament of Georgia

Since 2015 - Executive Secretary and Member of the Political Council of the Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia Party

Since 2014 - Associated Professor at the Tbilisi State University

2006-2014 - Expert and Manager for Local Self-Government and Regional Development Projects, United Nations Development Program (UNDP)

2011-2014 - Associated Professor at the Caucasus University

2005-2012 - Assistant Professor at the Tbilisi State University

2011-2012 - Strategic Planning Expert for the Council of Europe Office in Georgia

2011-2012 - Member of the Expert Committee for the Human Rights and Rule of Law Program, the Open Society - Georgia Foundation

2000-2001 - Regional Coordinator for the Public Education Project, the United Stated Agency for International Development (USAID)


Languages: English, German, Russian

Marital Status: Married, has two children

Irakli Kobakhidze is the author of a number of legal textbooks, monographs and articles.