Ambassador Giorgi Badridze is a senior fellow at the Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies (Rondeli Foundation). He also is an expert at the European Research Executive Agency of the European Commission. Giorgi Badridze has been a career diplomat since 1991. He has held various positions in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, including head of the Western European Department (1996-98) and director of the Directorate for the Americas (2004-2006).
He served as the minister plenipotentiary at the Georgian embassies in Turkey (1999-2002) and the United Kingdom (2007-08). In 2009-2013 Mr. Badridze served as Georgia's ambassador to the United Kingdom. Since 2014 he has taught international relations at Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University and Caucasus University. Giorgi Badridze studied history at Tbilisi State University and international relations and European studies at Central European University, Prague and Budapest.