In his capacity as Director – Senior Research Analyst Irakli is leading the team responsible for the analytical and content-related activities of Moody’s Analytics BankFocus, a product combining renowned content from Bureau van Dijk and Moody’s Investors Service, with expertise from Moody’s Analytics. For over 10 years as part of Moody’s Investor Services Irakli was responsible for rating European, Turkish and Russian banks as lead analyst. From 2004 through to 2007, he was senior credit officer at BNP Paribas responsible for credit risk management for the EMEA region. From 1998 through to 2003 he was working for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
Irakli holds an MBA degree from Cambridge Business School and MSc and BSc degrees from the London School of Economics.