Temur Kekelidze has been appointed as the Head of the MIA Border Police of Georgia. Giorgi Gakharia, the Minister of Internal Affairs of Georgia, introduced the new Head to the agency.
From June, 2017 to January, 2018 Temur Kekelidze was the Acting Director of the Security Policy and Euro-Atlantic Integration Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia. During the 2016-2017 years, he served as the Deputy Director of the same Department. from 2012 till 2016 Temur Kekelidze was the Deputy Head of the mission of Georgia to NATO. In 2007-2012 he worked as the Deputy Director of the Political Department under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia and from April, 2006 to October, 2007 he Headed the Policy Planning Division at the same Department. From January, 2006 to March, 2006 Temur Kekelidze was the Head of the NATO Division of the Security Policy and Euro-Atlantic Integration Department. In 2005-2006 he was the assistant to Secretary of National Security Council and in 2004-2005 he was the Deputy Director of the Defence Development Department. From April, 2003 to August, 2003 Temur Kekelidze was the Head of the Multilateral Cooperation Division of the Defence Policy and International Relations Department of the Ministry of Defence. From October, 2002 to April, 2003 he was the Head of NATO Unit at the same department and in 2001-2003 the he served as the specialist of the unit.
In 2004, Temur Kekelidze graduated from the Royal Military College of Science, Cranfield University (Great Britain) with the Master’s degree in Global Security Sciences. In 2001, he graduated from the Post Graduate School of the Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (Major in History of Georgia) and earlier in 1997 - the faculty of History at the Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University.
He is married and has two children.