Sofie Kikoshvili is enrolled in a PhD Program at New Vision University. She holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Law from the Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (Georgia) as well as LL.M in International and European Economic Law (2011) from Maastricht University (The Netherlands). Ms. Kikoshvili has been carrying out Private Law courses as a guest lecturer at various higher education institutions: Tbilisi State University, the University of Georgia, New Vision University, since 2009. Ms. Kikoshvili has experience working on scientific research and development at the Law Faculty of the Tbilisi State University (2007-2008). She has extensive working experience in the public and private sectors. Currently, she is a Head of Legal Department at the leading civil engineering company Black Sea Group.