Ivane Chkhikvadze holds an M.A. in European Studies and Public Administration respectively from College of Europe (Warsaw, Poland) and Georgian Institute of Public Affairs (GIPA). Since 2012 he works for the Open Society Georgia Foundation as EU Integration Program Manager. Prior to that he worked at the Office of the State Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration; Eurasia Partnership Foundation; European Stability Initiative; International Organization for Migration Mission to Georgia; He is Georgia national consultant of European Endowment for Democracy (EED). His actual professional priorities are monitoring and providing expert support to Georgia government on implementation EU/Georgia Association agreement and Visa Liberalization Action Plan.