Aleksandre Khetaguri

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Alexander Khetaguri
Minister of Energy of Georgia
In office
August 30, 2007 – August 13, 2012
President Mikheil Saakashvili
Prime Minister Zurab Noghaideli
Lado Gurgenidze
Grigol Mgaloblishvili
Nika Gilauri
Vano Merabishvili
Preceded by Nikoloz Gilauri
Succeeded by Vakhtang Balavadze
Minister of Finance
In office
August 13, 2012 – October 25, 2012
President Mikheil Saakashvili
Prime Minister Vano Merabishvili
Preceded by Dimitri Gvindadze
Succeeded by Nodar Khaduri
Personal details
Born (1976-08-05) August 5, 1976 (age 37)
Tbilisi, Georgia
Website Government of Georgia

Alexander Khetaguri (Georgian: ალექსანდრე ხეთაგური) (born August 5, 1976) is a Georgian politician who served in the cabinet of Georgia as the country's Minister of Energy from August 30, 2007 to August 13, 2012, and Minister of Finance from August 13, 2012 to October 25, 2012.

Early life[edit]

Khetaguri was born in Tbilisi, Georgia on August 5, 1976. From 1993 to 1997, Khetaguri studied at Georgian Technical University graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Applied Mathematics, Computer Systems and Networks. He then studied at Tbilisi Business and Marketing Institute graduating with a Master's degree in Accounting and Audit.[1] In 2000, he took courses in Gainesville, Florida on Regulation of Communal Facilities and Strategies (within the framework of the World Bank program) and in 2001, he took part in an international training course on Finances and Budget Development (within the framework of a USAID/AED program) in Portland, Maine.[2] From 2000-2002 he studied at the Georgian Technical University and received his second Master's degree cum laude, now in Energy Management.[3]

Political career[edit]

In 1999-2000, he was the Head Specialist of the Economic Department of the Georgian National Commission on Energy Regulation. In 2000-2002 he worked as Chief Specialist of the Economic Department of the Georgian National Commission on Energy Regulation. In 2002-2004, Khetaguri worked as Director of the Department of Information Management and Methodology of the Georgian National Commission on Energy Regulation. In 2004, he was appointed the Deputy to the Minister of Energy of Georgia and in 2005 he was transferred to the position of the First Deputy Minister. In 2006-2007, Khetaguri was Director General of the Georgian Oil and Gas Corporation. On 30 August 2007, he was appointed the Minister of Energy of Georgia.[1] He then served as Minister of Finance from August 13, 2012 to October 25, 2012.[4]

Khetaguri is fluent in English and Russian.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Renaissance Capital. Alexander Khetaguri. Minister of Energy". Retrieved 2010-08-02. 
  2. ^ "Alexandre Khetaguri". Retrieved 2010-08-02. 
  3. ^ a b "Mr Alexander Khetaguri. Minister of Energy of Georgia". Retrieved 2010-08-02. 
  4. ^ New Energy, Finance Ministers Appointed. Civil Georgia. August 13, 2012.

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Preceded by
Nikoloz Gilauri
Minister of Energy of Georgia
August 30, 2007 – Present
Succeeded by
Incumbent