Programme Staff

Caucasus Regional Director

Beka Bajelidze joined IWPR in 2004 to manage IWPR’s projects in Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan as well as in the republics of the North Caucasus.

Country Director, Armenia

Seda Muradyan was born in Yerevan, and has a degree in television journalism from Yerevan State Pedagogical University and a master’s degree in journalism from the Caucasus Institute based in

Country Director, Azerbaijan

I was born on April 22, 1965 in the village of Surakhany near the Azerbaijan capital of Baku in an important oil-producing area. I have lived there all my life.

Caucasus Editor

Oliver Bullough grew up in Wales, studied history at Oxford University, and moved to Russia in 1999.

Editor CRS, Georgia

Giorgi Kupatadze has spent the last ten years working as a journalist and editor for a number of Georgian and Russian news agencies, newspapers and magazines, and as web editor for the News-Georgia