Salome Khachiauri-Soltau

Salome Khachiauri-Soltau has joined Global Compact Network Georgia in September 2021, serving as a Senior Manager in Eco-innovation and Sustainability. Salome has 8 years of experience in the innovation and environmental protection field. Salome served as the Head of the Department of Innovation and Commercialization at Georgia’s Innovation and Technology Agency, under the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development. Since April 2019 Salome was the Manager of the “Technology Transfer Pilot Project” (TTPP) funded by the European Union and implemented with the technical assistance of the World Bank, aiming at the commercialization of scientific research into businesses. In 2019-2020 Salome worked as a Project Leader at Stockholm-based foundation – “Entrepreneurs Without Borders”. Salome also worked in the Department of Environmental Policy and International Relations, at the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia.

Salome holds a master’s degree in “International Human Rights Law and International Intellectual Property Law” from Lund University and a bachelor’s degree in Law from Caucasus University. In addition, Salome is an alumna of the Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Leadership program – BALTICLEAD in 2018, funded by the Swedish Institute.