Head of the Border Police

Temur Kekelidze

 

Date of Birth: 19.07.1975


Professional Experience:

January, 2018 – Head of the Border Police, Ministry of internal Affairs of Georgia;

June, 2017 – January, 2018 – Acting Director of the Department of Security Policy and Euro-Atlantic Integration, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia;

September, 2016 – May, 2017 – Deputy Director of the Department of Security Policy and Euro-Atlantic Integration, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia;

February, 2012 – July, 2016 – Deputy Head of the mission of Georgia to NATO, Brussels, Belgium;

October, 2007 – February, 2012 – Deputy Director of the Political Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia;

April, 2006 - October, 2007 – Head of the Policy Planning Division, Political Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia;

January, 2006 - March, 2006 - Head of the NATO Division of the Security Policy and Euro-Atlantic Integration Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia;

November, 2005 – January, 2006 - National Security Council, Assistant of the Secretary;

August, 2004 – November, 2005 – Deputy Director of the Defence Development Department, National Security Council;

April, 2003 – August, 2003 – Head of the Multilateral Cooperation Division, Defence Policy and International Relations Department, Ministry of Defence of Georgia;

October, 2002 - April, 2003 - Head of NATO Unit, Multilateral Cooperation Division, Defence Policy and International Relations Department, Ministry of Defence of Georgia;

September 2001 – October, 2002 – specialist of the NATO Unit, Multilateral Cooperation Division, Defence Policy and International Relations Department, Ministry of Defence of Georgia.


Education:
2003 – 2004 - Royal Military College of Science, Cranfield University (Great Britain); Master’s Degree in Global Security Sciences;

1998 – 2001 – Post Graduate School of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University; Specialization – History of Georgia;

1992 – 1997 - Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University; Faculty of History.


Language Skills:
English; Russian.

Marital Status:
Married, 2 children.