Sophie Tkemaladze holds Master in Public Administration from Harvard Kennedy School of Government, LL.M. in International Business Law from Central European University (Budapest, Hungary) and a Diploma in Law from Tbilisi State University. She is an assistant professor at New Vision University where she teaches International Commercial Arbitration, International Sales Law and Mediation. She also coaches NVU teams for Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration, ICC International Commercial Mediation, and IBA/VIAC Consensual dispute Resolution competitions.
Sophie is a Facilitator for ADB’s Office of Special Project Facilitator and a mediator at Tbilisi City Court. She is also a chairperson of the Georgian Association of Arbitrators, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) and member of the Arbitration Council of Georgian International Arbitration Chamber (GIAC).