Ambassador Nikoloz Natbiladze Phd.
Managing Director – CIS countries
Until June 2012, Amb. Natbiladze was the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of The Republic of Georgia to the Royal Court of Spain, as well as Andorra. He resigned from this position to become the CEO of one of the largest Energy companies in Georgia.
Prior to this, Amb. Natbiladze had a chequered career in the service of his country, after the collapse of the Soviet Union. He was The Deputy Secretary of The National Security Council, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Advisor on Energy Security and Ambassador of Georgia to Azerbaijan. For his services to The State he was awarded The Order of Honor.
Prior to joining government service, Ambassador Natbiladze had been a co-founder of the British Caucasian Insurance Company, which subsequently became the second largest insurance company in Georgia and was successfully sold to The Bank of Georgia.
Managing Director – SADC
Mr. Nkomo is the grandson of the founder of modern day Zimbabwe, Dr. Joshua Nkomo, and the Managing Director of the Group’s operations in the SADC region.
Based in Johannesburg, Mr. Nkomo is also Africa’s top football agent who has represented some of the best-known names in African football. His clients include players such as Zimbabwean Benjani Mwaruwari, a top goal-scorer who has played for Manchester City, Bacary Sagna of Manchester City, as well as Nwankwo Kanu. He was for many years a talent scout for English league club Portsmouth. Mr. Nkomo now uses the skills honed in sports management, to develop the group’s business in the Southern African region.