Vato Lejava

Vato Lejava

Economist, politician

Born in 1974.

In 2004 and between 2007–2008 — Deputy Minister of Infrastructure and Deputy Minister of Economy of Georgia.

2005–2007 — Deputy State Minister for the Coordination of Reforms.

2009–2012 — Chief advisor to the prime minister and the chief adviser on economics and management.

2012 — Deputy Minister of Finance.

2012–2016 — Rector of the Free University of Tbilisi.

2014–2016 — CEO of the Georgian Knowledge Foundation.

Since 2016 — Chairman (Chancellor) of the Free University of Tbilisi.

Lives in Tbilisi.