Mr. David Nardaia is a Director of NATO Integration Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia. Prior to joining MFA, Mr. Nardaia served at the Ministry of Defense of Georgia for more than 15 years. From 2015-18, he served as a Civilian Representative of the Ministry of Defense of Georgia to NATO and the EU, where he is responsible for developing, implementing and supervising defense cooperation with NATO and the European Union. Previously Mr. Nardaia held different positions at the Ministry of Defense of Georgia including: Director of the International Relations and Euro-Atlantic Integration Department, Director of the Analytical Department, Director of the Public Relations Department, Director of the Defense Policy and Planning Department and Rector of the National Defense Academy of Georgia. Currently, Mr. Nardaia is pursuing his PhD in Modern History from Tbilisi State University. Mr. Nardaia holds an MA in International Security Affairs from the College of International Security Affairs, National Defense University, Washington, D.C. (2011), and an MA (2004) and BA (2002) in the History of Diplomacy and International Relations from Tbilisi State University.