Mr. Simon Gelashvili
Date of birth:
November 15, 1954.
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Head of the Economic and Social Statistics Academic Department of the Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University since July 2006.
In 1978-1996, he worked at the Central Statistical Division of Georgia (State Statistics Committee of Georgia) on various positions (positions from the Economist and Head of the Division of Economic and Economic Advisors). 1999-2001 - Director of the Department of Scientific and Information Center of the State Department of Statistics of Georgia; Since January 2000, Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University Professor of Statistics Department. 2001-2005 - Director of the Georgian Institute of Statistics Research Institute; 2005-2012 Member of the National Bank of Georgia. Member of the council of National Statistics Office of Georgia since June 2018.
Simon Gelashvili has obtained higher education in Iv. Javakhishvili's house TSU, Faculty of Economics, Postgraduate and Doctoral Studies - also at TSU and Moscow Financial-Economic Institute and Potsdam University (Germany). In 1988, he was awarded with the Candidate of Economic Sciences, and in 1999 with the degree of PhD in Economic Sciences.
He has published 107 scientific works in Georgian, English, German and Russian languages, out of which 21 were published abroad.
He was awarded with Order of Honor and Ivane Javakhishvili's Medal.
He speaks German and Russian languages.
He has a wife and three children.