Mr. Sulkhan Glonti is the Chairman of the Department of Tourism and Resorts of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara, Georgia. Prior to that he was a Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Human Rights Protection of the Supreme Council (Parliament) of Adjara and Chairman of the Faction of the "Free Democrats" political party. Mr. Glonti was one of the founders of the Free Democrats party and from 2009 to 2012, he served as head of the party’s youth organization. Prior to joining politics, Mr. Glonti was actively involved in civil society development and from 2006 to 2009, he worked at the Institute of Strategy and Development. From 2004 to 2005, he also served as a Member of the Presidential Council’s Commission of Education and Culture of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara. Mr. Glonti holds a BA in Public Relations from Tbilisi State University (2007) and a BA in Theology from Tbilisi Theological Academy (2003).