Nikoloz Shurgaia

CEO, Chairman of Board of Directors

Levan Aladashvili

Member of the Board of Directors, Chief Risk Officer

Giorgi Chanadiri

Member of the Board of Directors, Chief Information and Operating Officer 

Selim Berent

Member of PASHA Bank Board of Directors, CFO


Nikoloz Shurgaia

CEO, Chairman of Board of Directors

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.

Levan Aladashvili

Member of the Board of Directors, Chief Risk Officer

Levan Aladashvili graduated from Tbilisi Technical University and obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Banking in 2005. He has participated in numerous professional training in the areas of risk assessment, risk management, and financial analysis.

He began his professional career at ProCredit Bank Georgia. Between the years 2006-2015, he worked for VTB Bank Georgia in Corporate Banking and Credit Risk Departments.  

From 2015 Levan Aladashvili continued his professional career as Head of Credit Risks Department at PASHA Bank Georgia. In 2019 Mr. Aladashvili was appointed on the position of Deputy Chief Risk Officer.

Since May 17, 2021, Levan Aladashvili holds the position of Chief Risk Officer and Member of the Board of Directors at JSC PASHA Bank Georgia.

Giorgi Chanadiri

Member of the Board of Directors, Chief Information and Operating Officer 

Giorgi Chanadiri graduated from Tbilisi State University Sukhumi Branch in 2005 and obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Computer Sciences. He also attended Project Management course (CAM02) at Free University of Tbilisi in 2012.

Giorgi Chanadiri began his professional career as a Programmer at United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in 2004. Between years 2006 and 2010 he held positions of Developer, Data Analyst and Report Developer at Bank Republic - Societe Generale Group.

In 2010 – 2012 he worked as a Head of IT Department at The Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia. From 2012 to 2020 Giorgi Chanadiri was CTO at LTD Universal Card Corporation.

Giorgi Chanadiri continued his professional career at JSC PASHA Bank Georgia from 2020 and held the position of Head of IT and Banking Systems Department.

On April 29th 2021, Giorgi Chanadiri was appointed as Chief Information and Operating Officer and a Member of the Board of Directors of JSC PASHA Bank Georgia.

Selim Berent

Member of PASHA Bank Board of Directors, CFO

Mr. Selim Berent graduated from Koc University, Istanbul, with the bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in 1998. He is also an alumnus of Robert College, Istanbul. 

Mr. Selim Berent started his career as the financial controller in Roche Diagnostics, Istanbul in 2003. He then, worked as consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers, in Istanbul, advising reputable companies in finance function efficiency.

From November 2012, he proceeded his career as Chief Financial Officer of a gold mining company, AIMROC, in Baku.

He joined JSC PASHA Bank Georgia in April 2019 as Strategy Advisor to CEO. During his tenure with PASHA Bank Georgia as the adviser to CEO, Mr. Berent has effectively guided the Bank’s strategy function.

Mr. Berent was appointed by the Supervisory Board of JSC PASHA Bank Georgia as the Chief Financial Officer of the Bank effective from September 24, 2020.