Davit Khomeriki (date of birth 1.12.1960) – Vice-colonel, Chief forensic of Forensic-Criminalistic Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia. He has 29 years experience of working as a forensic expert. In 1988-1995 he was non-staff forensic expert of the Forensic Center of the Ministry of Justice. In 1995-2005, he was chief specialist of Fire Research Center of the Fire-Prevention Main Administration of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia. Since 2005, he is a head of Fire Forensic Sub Division of Forensic-Criminalistic Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia. Davit Khomeriki is also a specialist of various research methods of metal micro structures such as metallography, x-ray structural analysis, scanning and transmission electron microscopy. In 2002-2009, he was an active member of the International Association of Arson Investigation (IAAI); in 2007-2015, he also was a full member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Since 2011, he is a volunteer at the American Association of Advance Sciences (AAAS); since 2012, he is a member of the boarding committee of Mediterranean Academy of Forensic Science (MAFS). Since 2015, Davit Khomeriki is an Honorary member of the World Association of Woman Forensic Experts (WAWFE). Since 2012, his data is in OSCE expert database. Since 2016, he is an advisory member of the Global Youth Academy of Advancement Forensics (GYAAF).
Guram Rostiashvili – Associate Professor of Grigol Robakidze University. Guram Rostiashvili was born in Tbilisi on November21, 1981. 2002 – graduated from the Faculty of Chemistry of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. He was awarded the Bachelor’s Degree and qualification of expert chemist. 2002-2003 – worked as a policeman at the Transport Police Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia.2004-2006 – worked at first as an intern and then as a expert in the Department of Chemical Expertise at the National Forensic Bureau of the Ministry of Justice of Georgia. 2006-2008 – specialist at the Forensic Crminalistic Main Division of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia, then expert of fingerprint analysis and files. 2007-2008 – passed theoretical and practical course of preparing a criminalist at the Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia. He is certified by the Forensic Science Consulting & Technical Assistance in Case Documentation Seminar and Evidence Packaging Seminar. 2008 – present – founder and head of the Georgian Independent Forensic Research Centre of Non- Entrepreneurial Legal Entity. 2011 – graduated the Faculty of Law of Guram Tavartkiladze University, Criminal Law and Criminal Law Procedure; was awarded Master’s Degree and qualification of lawyer. 2012-2013 academic year – started working as a teacher at the School of Criminalistics of Grigol Robakidze University (invited specialist). He delivers course in finger prints and forensic photography. 2014 – was elected as an Associate Professor of forensic sciences at Grigol Robakidze University. 2015 – was elected as a member of dissertation Council. Guram Rostiashvili has published three scientific works. Besides native language, he knows Russian and English languages.
Vano Bolkvadze – Georgian Technical University, Faculty of Chemical Technology; 1988-1993 . Specialty: Engineer – Chemist researcher. Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. Faculty of Law; Years 1997-2001. Specialty: Lawyer, Qualification: lawyer. Counterterrorism Cooperation Program- “Major case management Course” of U.S. FBI, the Diplomatic Security Service and the Ministry of Justice U.S, Quantico, Virginia, January, 2003; Counterterrorism Cooperation Programme- “Terrorist Crime investigations Course” of U.S. FBI, the Diplomatic Security Service and the Ministry of Justice Tbilisi, Georgia, January, 2002; Special license of MIA, which gives right to independently conduct fingerprint, chemical (1999.) and ballistic (2002) examinations. Awards of the Minister of Internal Affairs – for achievements in work and conscientious performance of official duties; 09. 06, 2003. Awards of Minister of Internal Affairs – the conscientious performance of official duties; 19.01.2006. MIA – a badge of “10 Years of Impeccable Service”; May, 2013.MIA – Forensic-expert Main Department, Senior Expert (sub-chief), (special title “Police – LTC”). Tbilisi, August 2013 – present. MIA – Forensic-expert Main Department. Division of Tbilisi, Head of the sub division.Tbilisi, December 2012 – August 2013. MIA – Forensic-expert Main Department, Home expert. Tbilisi, September 2009 – December 2012. MIA – Forensic-expert Main Department, Senior Expert (Senior Division). Tbilisi, July 2009 – September 2009. MIA – Forensic-expert Main Department, Deputy Head of the Main Department. Tbilisi, December 2007 – July 2009. MIA – Forensic-expert Main Department, Deputy Head of Department. Tbilisi and Mtskheta – Office, Tbilisi, February 2007 – November 2007. MIA – Forensic-expert Main Department. Head of the Sub Division , Tbilisi and Mtskheta – Office, Tbilisi, January 2005 – February 2007. MIA – Forensic-expert Main Department, Head of the Forensic group. Tbilisi and Mtskheta – Office,, Tbilisi, June 2005 – November, 2005. MIA – Forensic-expert Main Department, Expert. Tbilisi, August 2001 -June, 2005. MIA – Forensic-expert Main Department, Expert, Forensic expert; Sub division of Guria Region, Ozurgeti, August 1998 –August 2001. Georgian Technical University, Department of electrochemical, ultrapure manganese and its compounds troubled Laboratory, Junior Research Fellow. Tbilisi, January 1994 – June 1998.
Nino Nadareishvili – Was born 03.09.1963, Tbilisi, Georgia. In 1987 graduated Tbilisi State Medical University. Pharmaceutical faculty (magistrate). In 2000 graduated Tbilisi State University. Law faculty (magistrate). Works at the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia. Forensic-criminalistic Main Division. Position: Head of drug research section. Attender of International seminar on drug identification (DEA Programme) – USA, Alexandria, 1997, International studying programme of Forensic sciences – Italy, Nettuno, 2006 International Symposium of Forensic sciences for South Caucasus countries – Georgia, Tbilisi, 2008. International Programme of Forensic sciences for South Caucasus countries – Holland – Germany – Austria 2009.
Gia Dekanozishvili – Doctor of Law, Professor of the School of Law of Grigol Robakidze University, member of the Dissertation Board, head of the Laboratory of Criminalistics. Gia Dekanozishvili was born in Tbilisi on February 18, 1982. In 1984 he graduated from the faculty of Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering of the Politechnical Institute of Georgia. He was awarded the qualification of engineer, teacher of modern technologies. In 1984 he started to work at Tbilisi Technical College No 38. He delivered lectures in Informaics and Modern Technologies. From 1986 to 1992 he worked in the Department of Special Electric Technologies of the State Politechnical Institute. At first he was scientific worker, then senior scientific worker. At that period he implemented modern scientific technologies. During 1898-1992 he was the applicant for a scientific degree at E. O. Paton Institute of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, expert of special electric technologies. In 1992 he started to work in the teaching centre of the Ministry of Internal Affairs at first as a teacher of special operative technique, and then he was appointed on the position of a senior teacher. At this time he participated in the war for territorial integrity of Georgia. He is a veteran of war and military forces. In 2001 he graduated from the Police Academy and was awarded the qualification of a lawyer. In 2005 he continued to work at the Ministry of Internal affairs as the senior teacher of criminalistics. 2005-2006 – investigator of special cases at Gldan-Nadzaladevi Division of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. 2006-2007 – Deputy Head of the Main Division of Criminalistics of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Gia Dekanozishvili is certified with FBI, DTRA and OSCE certificates: Basic Crime investigation Training of Trainers Course.Advanced Crime investigation Training of Trainers Course. Field Training Officers Training of Trainers Course. Department of Defense threat reduction agency & Federal Bureau of Investigation WMD Criminal investigations Course. Federal Bureau of Investigation Laboratory Division. Gia Dekanozishvili has been working at Grigol Robakidze University since 1999. He is the Head of the Teaching-Research laboratory of Criminalistics; delivers courses in criminalistcs and investigation methodology on Undergraduate and Graduate programmes of the School of Law. In 2009 – defended dissertation on the topic “Modern Problems of Interrogation in Criminal Law Procedure and Criminalistics”. He is Full Professor of Grigol Robakidze University. From 2008 – invited Professor at the School of Law of Georgian-American University, British University and Caucasus University. From 2010 – invited Professor at American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative. American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative – for his time, effort and instruction of Georgian Defense Lawyers in Forensics / Expert Witnesses. He has published 15 scientific works, monograph is among them. Besides native language, he knows Russian and German languages.