Executive Board

The Board of Directors is the senior governing body of the Open Society Georgia Foundation. The Board is composed of eminent and distinguished citizens with different ethnic, political and professional backgrounds and expertise in diverse fields such as media, finance, academia, culture, etc.

The Board, headed by the Chairman, is made up of seven members elected for a two-year long renewable term. 


Giorgi Gogia
Head of the Board

Human Rights Watch, South Caucasus Director

Nino Danelia
Board Member

Journalist, Ph.D. of Mass Communications
Professor at Ilia State University 


Besarion Bokhashvili
Board Member 

National Human Rights Officer for Georgia (Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in South Caucasus) 


Tamar Karosanidze
Board member

Public Administration Specialist
East-West Management Institute (EWMI) ACCESS Chief of Party 


Lado (Vladimer) Vardosanidze
Board Member

Architect, Urbanist


Tamar Tskhadadze
Board Member

Candidate of Sciences in Philosophy, Associate Professor in Philosophy – Ilia State University, College of Arts and Sciences







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