First State Inspector- Tamar Kaldani

2019-07-19 16:53:00

Tamar Kaldani served as a Personal Data Protection Inspector from July, 2013 to May 10, 2019 and as a State Inspector till July 3, 2019.

Date of birth: February 23, 1981

Professional Experience:

Main positions

2019 (10 May – 3 July) – The State Inspector of Georgia;

2013-2019 (until 10 May) - Personal Data Protection Inspector of Georgia;

2008-2013 - Open Society Georgia Foundation, Deputy Executive Director/Human Rights and Rule of Law Program Manager;

2005-2007 - Open Society Georgia Foundation, Law Program Coordinator;

2004 - Kordzadze Law Office, Lawyer;

2003-2004 - Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association, “Rule of Law” Program Director;

2002 - Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association, “Rule of Law” Program Legal Advisor;

2000-2001 - Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association, Regional Development Project Director.

Other professional activities

Since 2018 – Elected First Vice-Chair of the Bureau of the Consultative Committee (T-PD) of the Council of Europe Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data (Convention 108);

Since 2016 – Elected member of the Bureau of the Consultative Committee (T-PD) of the Council of Europe Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data (Convention 108);

Since 2016 – Represented in the Interagency Coordination Council for Human Rights (with the right to vote);

Since 2014 - Member of the Consultative Committee (T-PD) of the Council of Europe Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data (Convention 108);

Since 2014 - Member of the Government Coordination Commission of the Population Census of Georgia;

Since 2013 - Member of the Interagency Anti-Corruption Coordination Council of Georgia;

2011-2012 - Expert of the Georgian Evaluation Association Project „Evaluation of the 2012-2014 Strategic Plan of the Ministry of Justice of Georgia“;

2009-2012 - Member of the Legal Aid Working Group of the Criminal Justice Reform Interagency Coordination Council;

2003-2012 - Member of the Georgian Young Lawyers' Association Board;

2009 - Expert of the Georgian Evaluation Association Project „Evaluation of the 2009-2011 Strategic Plan of the Ministry of Justice of Georgia“;

2001-2003, 2007-2008 - Deputy Chair of the Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association;

2007 - Member of the Technical and Steering Committees, British Council project “Reform of the Prosecution Service”;

2005-2006 – Member of the Legal Aid Service Council;

2005 – Consultant of the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, Project “Democracy Assessment Process in Georgia”;

2002 - Consultant of the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance.

Academic experience

Since 2016 - Caucasus International University, Faculty of Law, Invited Lecturer, Course - Personal Data Protection Law;

Since 2015 - Caucasus University, Caucasus School of Law, Invited Lecturer, Course - Personal Data Protection;

Since 2014 - Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Law, Invited Lecturer, Course - Personal Data and Instruments for their Protection;

Since 2014 - Georgian-American University, Social Sciences and Diplomacy School, Invited Lecturer, Course - Personal Data Protection.

Author, co-author and editor of more than 10 publications, including the 9th and 10th grade Civic Education Textbook (co-author), Textbook of Practical Law (author), the article “Implementation of International Standards of Personal Data Protection in Georgia” (co-author).

Education:

2007-2010 – Delta International University, Master Program in Business Administration, MBA;

2001 – The University of Iowa, College of Education, Civic Education program, visiting staff member;

1998-2003 – Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Law, LL.M. 

Languages:

Georgian, English, Russian