Leadership

Rector

 

The Rector of the National Defence Academy

Brigadier General Malkhaz Makaradze

 

Education:

Civilian Education:

2018-present Education Business Engineering Faculty (Social Sciences) PhD, Technical University of Georgia

1995-1999 History, Joint Military Academy, Georgia;

 

Military Education:

2018-present Education Business Engineering Faculty (Social Sciences) PhD, Technical University of Georgia

1995-1999 History, Joint Military Academy, Georgia;

Business Engineering, Georgian Technical University, Georgia.

 

Deployment  

2005 Iraq, Military Mission;

2002-2003 Kosovo, Head of the Georgian Peacekeeping Platoon (among the Turkish Forces).

 

Awards:

Vakhtang Gorgasali 3rd Rank Order

Service Medals 1st, 2nd, 3rd Rank

Medal of Military Valour

Medal "General Kvinitatde”

Medal "General Mazniashvili"

Two Medals “Devoted to Homeland"

Medal of Commendation

Medal "Kakutsa Cholokashvili"

US Army Achievement Medal

 

 

 

   

Work Experience:

2019-present Rector of Davit Aghmashenebeli National Defence Academy of Georgia;

2016-2018 Commander of the Military Education and Training Command;

2015-2016 Acting Rector of Davit Aghmashenebeli National Defence Academy of Georgia;

2012-2013 Chief of Staff of Land Forces (Acting Chief of staff of the Eastern Operations Group);

2012 Commander of NCO Training School

2010-2012 Deputy Commander of the Military Education and Training Command;

2009-2010 Commander of V Brigade;

2008-2009 Deputy Commander of the National Defence Academy of Georgia;

2008 Chief of Staff of V Brigade;

2008 Head of Officer Training Course of the Land Forces, National Defence Academy of Georgia;

2007-2008 Chief of the Captain Career Course, National Defence Academy of Georgia;

2004-2006 Deputy Commander of the Logistics Separate Battalion, Ministry of Defence of Georgia;

2003-2004 Senior Officer of the G-3 Operational Division of the Land Forces Staff, Ministry of Defence of Georgia;

2001-2002 Company Commander, Deputy Battalion Commander, at different positions in Base “Kojori” Special Task Forces, the Ministry of Defence;

2000-2001 Light Infantry Company Commander, Military Operations Training Center of the Low Intensity Conflict;

1999-2000 Joint Military Academy, Platoon Commander, Ministry of Defence of Georgia;

1995-1999 Cadet of the Joint Military Academy of the Ministry of Defence of Georgia;