Giorgi Jerenashvili is an instutional development consultant with 15 years of working experience in the public sector and the financial systems of the USAID Good Governance Initiative. He is responsible for managing and coordinating component of the project that deals with the institutional oversight of the government
Throughout his impressive career, he has accumulated valuable experience in managing various donor-funded projects in policy advising, business enabling environment, capacity building and institutional development.
Occupying the position of the Head at the Parliament Budget Office of Georgia (PBO), he has managed to implement structural reforms that have improved the efficiency of the office’s operations.
Before joining PBO, Mr. Jerenashvili was a Public Sector Consulting Director at Policy and Management Consulting Group (PMCG) and successfully coordinated numerous worthwhile projects oriented toward the country’s development, such as: strengthening internal and external communications function of the Prime Minister’s Office to promote public dialogue and enhance transparency of the Government; legislative and institutional amendments to the Tax System of Georgia under USAID Economic Prosperity Initiative program (EPI); sector policy priorities for better budgetary oversight and program budgeting under UNDP Public Policy Dialogue; assistance to the Ministry of Education and Science in strengthening its Human Resources Management capacity, under USAID Good Governance in Georgia (G3) program; and development of a mid-term strategic plan to ensure transparency and accountability at the Competition and State Procurement Agency, under an EU project.
Prior to joining PMCG, Mr. Jerenashvili worked as a Head at the Audit Department at State Audit Office of Georgia, responsible for leading and managing activities within the Office, giving financial audit advice, producing the state budget execution report, and the performance and compliance audit report, and evaluation of Government programs.
Mr. Jerenashvili holds Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the European School of Management (ESM) and has successfully passed various international training courses in the fields of financial reporting and auditing, from international institutions and organizations such as: The World Bank; U.S. Government Accountability Office; UK National Audit Office; and U.S. Department of State. He also has excellent knowledge of English and Russian languages.