Mr. Kaha Imnadze was appointed the Permanent Representative of Georgia to the United Nations Organization, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary on July 1, 2013 when he returned to public service having spent 10 years in private sector as a political risk assessment and investment consultant, and a consultant in international/regional and national security issues.
Prior to his current appointment Mr. Imnadze also served on board of number of private entities and non-government organizations, among them:
2012-2013 - Board Member of the Georgian Political Science Association;
2009-2013 - Program Director of the Georgian Institute for Russian Studies;
2005-2007 - Research Associate of Conflict Studies Research Centre (CSRC) at Camberley, UK
Earlier in his political and diplomatic career, Mr. Imnadze was:
2000-2003 - Assistant to the President and Spokesman/Press Secretary for the President of Georgia Eduard Shevardnadze;
1998-2000 - Deputy Secretary of the National Security Council of Georgia, supervising defense and foreign policy issues, and the work of the executive secretariat of the council;
1994-1998 - Deputy Chief of the Mission of Georgia to NATO. At the same time he was the Political Councellor at the Georgian Embassy to the Kingdom of Belgium, Kingdom of Netherlands and Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
1993-1994 - Head of the Western European Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia;
1992-1993 - Deputy Head of the South East Asia Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia;
1989-1992 - Mr.Imnadze joined theat the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia as an intern (1989) and has held number of positions from the 3rd Secretary to the Deputy Head of Department at the Political Directorate.
1987-1989 - Military service as a Sergeant and Platoon Commander.
Born in Tbilisi, Georgia on 4 February 1969, Mr. Imnadze is a graduate of the Tbilisi State University with MA in English Language and Literature. Speaking Georgian (native), English, French and Russian, Mr.Imnadze is married and has a daughter.