Irine Kurtanidze works as a communication officer at the Eastern European Centre for Multiparty Democracy. Before joining the EECMD, she worked for public, private, and civil society sectors and academia. Irine specializes in the fields of public relations, strategic communications, political communications and elections campaign management. Furthermore, she researches voting behaviour and elections. Irine is also an invited lecturer of Political Communications, Strategic Communications and Elections and Campaigning at the Caucasus University.
Irine Kurtanidze graduated from Caucasus University with a major in Mass Communications. She is also a Chevening Scholar and holds a Master degree in Political Communications from the University of London.