Michael North is capital market expert for IPOs, bond placements, privatizations and fund management. He was a bank manager in various international investment banks, including Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank AG, and held several supervisory board positions. Michael has several years of experience in the capital markets business to firsts of issuers on international exchanges, for example, the Sultanate of Oman, the Ukraine, Slovakia and led to privatization experience with RAO UES (Russia), Gulf Air (Arab Emirates), Svyazinvest (Russia). He has also performed cross-border portfolio hedges and derivative contracts, options and futures.
He has a longstanding European experience, as well as experience in the Middle East. He has, among other things together with Arthur Anderson designed the reorganization of Svyazinvest (Russia).
Michael has successfully completed the study of economics and international law at the University of Geneva with the conclusion Lic.rer.pol.sciences politiques.
Giorgi Dadiani started his working experience as a Project Manager in 1993 with the UN WFP Rail Operational Centre on restoring the Caucasian Railway system infrastructure in Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Armenia.
The project goal was to enable the UN humanitarian aid cargo movement by rail, destroyed during the armed conflicts in the early 1990s. In 1993 – 1994 two railroad bridges: Natanebi (Georgia) & Beukiasik (Azrbaijan) have been fully renovated. 8 locomotives and up to 1,6 ML rail-road slippers have been donated by UN to the Georgian Railway system.
From 1995 to 1996 Giorgi Dadiani lead the student exchange educational programs at the International Centre for Culture & Business Relationship (ICCBR) in Moscow, Russia. Since 1997 to 1999 worked as an assistant of the deputy general director of an insurance company “Rosgosstrakh Moscow” (lead the project on “Recovery of the Russian Citizens’ Savings Lost in 1993”).
Since 2000 to present, Giorgi Dadiani is an entrepreneur & conducts his private business activities in Georgia, by setting and operating different international service providing and engineering companies like: “ABG & Profservice Group”, “GESCO”, “Enlightened Deliveries” and etc., introducing new energy efficient technologies with up to 47 different EU brands and energy efficiency calculation software from Schneider Electric.
Since 2005 Giorgi has realized up to 500 different (middle and big scale) outdoor architectural lightening projects in Georgia and Azerbaijan, implemented the energy efficient, high technology 1ha Dutch greenhouse project for producing pot & bedding plants in Tbilisi, Georgia (received 680 thousand EU in the scope of the PSI Program with the support of the Dutch Embassy) etc.
In 2016, Giorgi founded LLC GeoHolding together with Mr. Michael North with the aim to pursue sustainable, energy efficient and environmentally friendly projects in Georgia. From 2019 to 2022, Giorgi successfully lead the JV “GeoHolding & KSH Consortium” as Executive Director while implementing the IAZ GHCD project Concept Development Phase and establishment of the NNLE IAZ Horticulture Training & Demonstration Center (HTDC).
In June 2022, Giorgi Dadiani was elected on the position of HTDC Executive Board Member by HTDC Class A Member companies on the HTDC Second General Meeting.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Researcher & Project Manager
Financial Research Associate
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