Nikoloz Shurgaia received his Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Credit at Tbilisi State University. He also holds Master’s degree in Economics and MBA from London Business School in Business Administration.
Nikoloz started his career at Eximbank of Georgia (later United Georgian Bank) in 1994 where he held various positions until 2002. In 2004 he worked as an Assistant Vice-President for ABN AMRO BANK, in Moscow. After one year, Nikoloz was appointed as Principal Banker at EBRD’s Financial Institutions Group in London. In 2008-2009 Nikoloz held the position of General Director (CEO) at VTB Bank Georgia. In 2009-2011 he worked as an Executive Chairman of Belarusky Narodny Bank in Minsk and simultaneously held a position of Deputy CEO at Bank Of Georgia.
In 2012-2014 Nikoloz became Chairman of the Management Board (CEO) at Rabitabank, in Baku. From 2016 to 2020, he was Chairman of the Management Board (CEO) at Yelo Bank in Baku. Since 2011, Nikoloz has been an Independent Advisor in Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, and Kazakhstan (Georgian Stock Exchange, PASHA Bank Georgia, Bank Moscow-Minsk, EvrotorgInvestBank, Caspian Financial Group).
On April 29, 2021, Nikoloz Shurgaia was appointed as CEO, Chairman of the Board of Directors of JSC PASHA Bank Georgia.