Ekaterina Shavgulidze

GSE

Experienced non-executive director in frontier markets, with investment and operations background at startups through FTSE 250. Currently, investor, non-executive director, and chair of committees. Most recently, portfolio NED and Chief Investment Officer at Georgia Capital (private equity: US$ 0.8bln AUM, LSE listed, 100% free float) – was part of founding leadership team, screened c.500 targets a year, and completed multiple multisector acquisitions at 20-70% discount to peers. Prior: CEO in leading Georgia health care company through a 10x period of growth, ran its IPO on LSE; Director of business development, investor relations, and funding at an FTSE 250 bank in Georgia, raising over $1bln capital, completing 3 listings and spin-off on London Stock Exchange; CFO for AstraZeneca’s Central Asia operations. Wharton MBA.