Ekaterine Guntsadze

Head of Budget Department, Ministry of Finance of Georgia

Ms. Ekaterine Guntsadze is the Head of the Budget Department at the Ministry of Finance of Georgia. She has been on this position since 2015 and overall has 13 year experience of working in PFM. Ms. Guntsadze served on different positions within the department since 2008. She has been actively involved in the implementation of Public Finance Management reform and upgrading the budget system of Georgia.

Since Budget Department is in charge of preparing and implementing annual State Budget Law she is involved in developing different public policies and assessing the new reform agendas and initiatives in regards to country’s fiscal policy and budgetary constraints. 

Ms. Guntsadze has worked with the WB Headquarters as a participant of the Voice Secondment Program. She was tasked to work on the portfolio of ECA (Europe and Central Asia) region. She has also worked with IMF as a short-term expert on Budget System issues for Uzbekistan TA. 

Ms. Guntsadze is also involved in capacity building and training programs provided by Academy of Ministry of Finance of Georgia and partner organizations both in Georgia and in ECA region.

Ms. Guntsadze holds Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Georgian Institute of Public Affairs (Tbilisi, Georgia).



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