Political Scientist, Director of the South Caucasus Studies Program at Republican Institute (Tbilisi, Georgia).
In 1992-95 and 2004-2008 Ivlian Haindrava was Georgian PM for the Republican Party. He served as an observer in parliamentary and presidential elections in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Ukraine. In 1992 -95 he was editor-in-chief of "Novaya Gazeta" (in Russian language). He is author of many publications on issues of international politics, conflicts, democracy and civil society.
Ivlian Haindrava is co-author of the chapter "The Tagliavini Report: ‘To each his own?'" of the book "Russia and Georgia: The Ways out of the Crisis", published within the framework of the Istanbul Process.