Business and Management

Tornike Khoshtaria is a Professor of Marketing at British Teaching University in Tbilisi. He holds a Master’s in Business Administration (International Marketing) from Cardiff Metropolitan University and a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Tbilisi State University. He lectures at multiple universities and has supervised and chaired dissertation defenses. His research areas include university branding, customer purchase intentions, and business strategy. He has published several scientific papers and is an editorial board member of local and international journals.

Tornike Khoshtaria


Prof. David Nizharadze is a Professor at British University in Georgia and an Associate Professor at International Black Sea University and European Teaching University. He completed his PhD at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University in Business Administration and Management. He has extensive experience in both public and private sectors and has published over 10 articles in local and international journals on the topic of Management. He has also participated in more than 10 international and local conferences and workshops.

Davit Nizharadze


Assoc. Prof. Maya Daraselia has been working at the British University in Georgia since 2020. Prior to that, she was employed as an Associate Professor at Sokhumi State University from 2009 to 2020. She holds a Ph.D. in English Philology from Tbilisi State University and specializes in Cognitive Linguistics and the theory of metaphor. She participates in international scientific conferences and EU staff mobility programmes and has coordinated EU educational projects and chaired the MA programme in English Philology. She offers supervision for BA and MA theses and has served as an expert, opponent, and reviewer for PhD dissertations.

Dimitri Kobakhidze

Associate Professor

Mariam Giorgadze is an assistant at British Teaching University in Georgia and a lecturer at Tbilisi Open University, Georgian Technical University, and Georgian American University. She is pursuing a Ph.D. in Construction Management and Economics at Georgian Technical University and has an MBA from Georgian American University. Her research interests include modern management, wine tourism potential in Georgia, and farming development. Mariam has participated in local conferences and has published works on construction management and economics, as well as wine tourism.

Mariam Giorgadze


Mikheil Gurgenidze is an Assistant Professor at British University in Georgia. He was selected for the academic position based on his diverse and rich professional experience. He holds a MSc in Management and Marketing from Nottingham Business School and a Master’s in Organisational Leadership from Said Business School at the University of Oxford. Currently, he serves as Executive Vice President of Operations and Business Development at English Book Education and is an invited lecturer at Nottingham-Trent University in the UK. Mikheil played a key role in establishing British University in Georgia.

Mikheil Gurgenidze

Affiliated Assistant Professor

Zurab Luckashvili is an assistant at the British University in Georgia. He has a MBA from the University of Massachusetts and a Master of Art in Development Economics from Williams College. He has over 20 years of experience in finance and a wealth of teaching experience in business studies. His research interests include modern management, business regulations and their impact on financial institutions, and FinTech. He has participated in international conferences and is a Muskie Programme Fellow.

Zurab Luckashvili

Affiliated Assistant