As BM.ge has been informed, Giorgi Kobulia will be named as a candidate for the position of the Minister of Economy. He is a graduate of Tbilisi Medical University and Emory University School of Medicine. Since 2001, Kobulia has been a member to McKinsey, the largest consulting company in the world. Presently, he is in the position of a Senior Partner in McKinsey Moscow Office, were he provides consulting to companies in different parts of the world: oil product, natural gas, metallurgy sector, as well as mining and processing companies, which involves organizational transformation, strategy development, introduction of a sustainable procurement system and many other directions.
Before joining McKinsey, Kobulia was a cardiologist at the Georgian Institute for Cardiology. Ha was also a scientific worker at one of the largest American pharmaceutical company Merck, Sharp & Dohme.