Deputy Chief of Party Katy Tchumburidze
Ms. Tchumburidze is a senior manager with over 19 years of technical and high managerial expertise in value chain and private sector competitiveness interventions, entrepreneurship promotion and micro-, small-, and medium-sized enterprise (MSME) development, business development services, and MSME financing. Ms. Tchumburidze is currently the deputy chief of party for the USAID Zrda Activity in Georgia that promotes inclusive and sustainable economic growth through tourism and agriculture development interventions across the country. She has previous experience managing high impact and multi-sector development USAID-funded projects, including initiatives emphasizing regional tourism development strategies and practices, tourism product development, promotion of new tourism destinations and attractions, and raising international quality standards within Georgia’s tourism sector. Ms. Tchumburidze holds an M.B.A in international management from American University for the Humanities in Tbilisi, Georgia.