Environment and Climate Change
Caring for the environment is essential in the achievement of better living standards for the population as whole. Environmental pollution and climate change is a well-known global problem which is being tackled across the whole world, and we endeavor to play an effective role in this battle. While Georgia tries to keep up with global economic growth, it is still critically important to protect the local environment and its values.
We work closely with international development organizations/institutions, national authorities, and affected communities to ensure that the results achieved in this regard meet international standards, national strategic goals, and local needs.
PMCG covers the following areas under the environment and climate change sector:
- Environmental analyses;
- Environmental and social impact assessments, including the following relevant studies:
- Geological surveys
- Hydrogeological studies
- Biodiversity analyses
- Mitigation measures
- Cultural, social, and gender-related issues;
- Screening of projects with a possible impact on the environment;
- Elaboration of environmental and social management plans;
- Environmental supervision;
- Social supervision;
- Environmental audit.
Environment Policy Advisory Team
Environment Policy Advisory Team
Dr. Kharebava is Business Sector Consulting Director at PMCG. Benefiting from 15 years of impressive experience, he plays crucial role by expanding the company’s business sector portfolio. He joined the company in 2013 and has since brought valuable partners to PMCG through supporting key clients in infrastructural, hydro power and agricultural projects by providing plans of business development, fundraising and investment.
His vast expertise in this field allows him to coordinate mergers and acquisitions, market entry and strategic development processes at a high level.
He previously held the position of General Director at Sakhydroenergomsheni Inc. supervising rehabilitation works on Enguri Georgia’s largest hydro power plant, funded by EBRD. Dr. Kharebava also managed the construction and rehabilitation works of water supply and gas pipeline systems, as well as riverbank fortification and tunnels. As CEO at Kala Capital LTD, he was identifying investment opportunities in real estate, energy and financial sector development, negotiating with equity partners and financial institutions to obtain investment for project implementation.
Away from the private sector, Dr. Kharebava has gained important experience in the public sector. As Advisor to Prime Minister of Georgia on Economic Issues he worked with the relevant ministries on developing economic reforms focused on business environment development in Georgia. Consequently, and after overseeing the privatization process, the World Bank reports on “Doing Business” named Georgia as the fastest reforming country in the world.
Dr. Kharebava gathered in-depth knowledge and experience of simplifying licensing procedures, standardization and certification regulation and in coordinating the Poverty Reduction Program in Georgia during his time serving in the position of Director of Economic Policy Departments at the Ministry of Economic Development of Georgia (MoED).
His academic background is similarly impressive. Dr. Kharebava holds a BS and MS in Applied Mathematics from Georgian Technical University (Tbilisi, Georgia), is an Aspirant from A. Razmadze Mathematics Institute of the Georgian Academy of Sciences (Tbilisi, Georgia), and has earned an ME and PhD from North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC, USA). He is the author of six publications and has won numerous international grants and awards.
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