Giorgi Sharabidze is a Deputy Chairperson of the Central Election Commission of Georgia since December 2013. On April 6, 2019 Giorgi Sharabidze was elected as the Deputy Chairperson for the second term. In 1996, he has graduated from the State University of Tbilisi, faculty of Jurisprudence. Giorgi Sharabidze is a BRIDGE workshop facilitator awarded by the United Nations, International IDEA and Australian Electoral Commission. He also holds the certificates of the Central Election Commission of Georgia, International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) and United National Development Programme (UNDP) for conducting trainings for the election administration staff (2006-2008). He Speaks English and Russian Languages;
Giorgi Sharabidze was a training officer in the following projects: “Promoting Credible and Sustainable Electoral Institutions and Processes” (2012-2013) within the framework of the UNDP Georgia Electoral Project; “Regional Resource Centers of Election Administration for Enhanced Capacity of Electoral Actors” (2011) and “Promoting Dialogue and Capacity for Effective National Electoral Processes” (2010-2011).
For years Giorgi Sharabidze was an international consultant (including Turkmenistan 2011-2012 and also BRIDGE facilitator; IFES Georgia in 2012; UNDP Georgia 2009); in 2009-2010 he was a Specialist of the CEC training office. In 2008 -2009 Giorgi Sharabidze was the Head of Legal Department of the Red Cross Society of Georgia; during the different periods he was training Officer of the UNDP-Georgia and the CEC. In 2000 – 2008 Giorgi Sharabidze was an invited specialist at the faction of the Parliament of Georgia; in 1996-1998 he was a Member of the Central Election Commission of Georgia.
Giorgi Sharabidze is married and has two children.