Prime Minister Vladimir Putin meets with Zurab Nogaideli, leader of the Movement for a Fair Georgia
21 december 2010
Born October 22, 1964, in Kobuleti, Autonomous Republic of Ajaria, Georgia.
1988: Graduated from the Physics Department at Moscow State University.
1988–1989: Senior laboratory assistant at the Institute of Geography, Georgian Academy of Sciences.
1989–1990: Assistant at the Institute of Geology, Estonian Academy of Sciences.
1989–1992: Junior research assistant, research assistant, head of a laboratory at the Berdzenishvili Research Institute, Georgian Academy of Sciences, Batumi.
1992–2000: Member of the Georgian Parliament. Head of the environmental protection and natural resources committee (1992–1995) and the taxes and tariffs committee (1999–2000).
1996–1997: Member of the Supreme Council of Ajaria.
2000–2001 and 2003–2005: Minister of Finance of Georgia.
2001–2003: employed in the private sector.
February 2005– November 16, 2007: Prime Minister of Georgia.
Since December 2008: Leader of the Movement for Fair Georgia.
Fluent in English and Russian.
Married, with a child.