Specializations: Democratic transition, governance, human rights.
Georgian politician who has served in the Cabinet of Georgia as the country’s Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development from 2 July 2010 to 25 October 2012. In February 2010, Ms. Kobalia co-founded the Coalition for Justice, an organization dedicated to the preservation of the rights internally displaced persons within Georgia. In June 2010 Ms. Kobalia was appointed by President Mikheil Saakashvili as the Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development in the Cabinet of Georgia. Currently serving as International Doing Business Advisor at Australia Indonesia Partnership for Economic Governance (AIPEG).