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Nik Shurgaia

Senior Advisor


Nik has joined EMF as a part-time consultant to assist with our projects in Georgia and Belarus.

Nik is CEO of Rabitabank, Azerbaijan and an Independent Director at Eurotorginvestbank, Belarus. Previously, he served as the deputy CEO of Bank of Georgia, the largest banking group in Georgia where he was responsible for the bank’s international subsidiaries. In parallel, he was Executive Chairman of BNB, Bank of Georgia’s subsidiary in Belarus.

Earlier in his career, Nik served as CEO of VTB Georgia, held senior executive roles at United Georgian Bank, was Assistant VP at ABN Amro (Moscow) and Principal Banker in the EBRD’s FI team (London).