Chief of Mission

Lado Gvilava joined IOM Turkey as Chief of Mission in August 2015. With 22 years of experience implementing and administering IOM’s large-scale emergency and post-crisis projects, Lado has proven success strategically planning migration management programs. His innovative approach to the field of operations - such as supply chain management - promotes evidence-based programing. Most recently, Lado was Head of IOM Iraq Regional Hub. He has also served in Georgia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Cyprus and Jordan with emergency assignments to Sudan, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Indonesia, Myanmar and Lebanon.

Phone:    +90 312 454 3046