Members of TBC Bank's supervisory board
Supervisory Board
  • Jyrki Koskelo

    Chairman of the Supervisory Board

    Mr Koskelo currently serves as a board member of a number of companies across the globe with an emerging market focus, including: the Africa Agriculture and Trade Investment Fund, EXPO Bank and FIBank, and serves as the chairman of Invest Solar, a Botswanan investment vehicle focused on solar energy. Prior to accepting his current roles, Mr Koskelo held a number of senior leadership positions during his 24 years at The International Financial Corporation ("IFC"), part of the World Bank Group, including appointments as director of IFC's work out department in 2000, director of global financial markets in 2004, vice president and member of IFC's Top Management Committee in 2007 and special advisor to the CEO in 2011. Mr Koskelo holds an MBA in International Finance from the Sloan School of Management, MIT and an M.Sc. in Civil Engineering from the Helsinki Technical University. Read more Read less
  • Nikoloz Enukidze

    Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

    Mr Enukidze graduated from Tbilisi State University with a degree in Physics in 1993 and obtained an MBA from the University of Maryland in 1996. Mr Enukidze has served as Managing Director of Corporate Finance for Concorde Capital, a leading Ukrainian investment banking firm; Assistant Director at ABN AMRO Corporate Finance in London for four years; Senior Manager of Business Development of Global One Communications LLC based in Reston, Virginia; and three years at ABN AMRO Corporate Finance in Moscow. After years of experience in the financial services industry, Mr Enukidze served as Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Bank of Georgia and was one of the key people leading the bank to a successful IPO on the London Stock Exchange, the first ever IPO in London for a company from the Caucasus region. In 2008, Mr Enukidze was appointed as Chairman of the Bank of Georgia Board and he led the bank through the international and local financial crisis. Prior to joining TBC, Mr Enukidze also served as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Galt & Taggart Securities. At present, as founder of Nine Oaks Advisors, Mr Enukidze acts as financial adviser and investor on projects in Central and Eastern Europe. Since 2011 he has also served as an independent Director of the Supervisory Board and member of the Audit Committee of TMM Real Estate Development PLC, a Ukrainian real estate development company listed on the Deutsche Börse since 2007, and since 2014 as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of JSC Caucasus Minerals. Mr Enukidze was born and raised in Tbilisi and is a Georgian and British national. Mr Enukidze was appointed to the Supervisory Board as an independent member in 2013. Read more Read less
  • Nicholas Dominic Haag

    Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

    Mr Haag earned an MA from the University of Oxford with a degree in Modern Studies in Geography in 1980. Mr Haag has 32 years of experience working in the financial services industry, with a significant emphasis on equity capital markets. His experience includes seven years at Barclays Bank between 1980 and 1987 in various capital markets and project finance roles, including as the Head of Equity Syndicate, Barclays de Zoete Wedd (BZW); ten years at Banque Paribas, Paribas Capital Markets between 1989 and 1999, initially as Deputy Head of Global Equity Capital Markets and later Senior Banker and Head of European Client Coverage (ex-France); two years at ING Barings between 1999 and 2001 as Managing Director and Global Head of Technology Banking Group; six years at ABN AMRO between 2001 and 2007 based in London as the Global Head of Technology Banking, Member of Global TMT Management Committee, Senior Managing Director and Member of the Senior Credit Committee; four years with the Royal Bank of Scotland between 2008 and 2012 and RBS Hoare Govett as Managing Director, Head of London Equity Capital Markets and Member of the Global Equities Origination Management Committee. Since 2012, he has served as a senior independent adviser to the Chairman of the Management Board and since 2013 as a member of the Supervisory Board of Credit Bank of Moscow and a financial consultant specialising in capital raisings and stock exchange flotations. Since 2012 he has acted as sole Director of his own consulting company, Nicdom Limited. Mr Haag was appointed to the Supervisory Board in 2013. Read more Read less
  • Tsira Kemularia

    Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

    Tsira Kemularia graduated from the Louisiana State University with a degree in International Trade and Finance & Economics in 1999. Ms Kemularia has 20 years of international experience in financial services and risk management. From 1999 to 2005, she held various market risk management roles both In Dynegy Inc. in USA and UK and at Shell International Trading & Shipping Ltd (STASCO) in London. From 2005 to 2008, she was Manager, M&A and Commercial Finance, in Group Treasury and Corporate Finance, at Shell International. From 2008 to 2011, she served as a Commercial Finance Manager, M&A in Group Treasury & Corporate finance, at Shell Exploration and Production Services (B.V) in Moscow, RF. Thereafter, she served as Finance Manager and a Country Controller at Shell Western Supply and Trading LTD in Barbados, West Indies from 2011 to 2016. Since 2016, Ms Kemularia is the Head of Group Pensions Strategy and Standards at Shell International Ltd based in London From 2006 to 2010, Ms Kemularia acted as a board member of the British- Georgian Society. In 2011, she joined the board of Shell Western Supply and Trading Ltd. From 2016, she also serves as a board member of British Gas General Partner Ltd and British Gas Trustee Solutions Ltd. Tsira Kemularia is a member of the Institute of Directors in London, UK, and is currently a pursuing chartered director programme. Ms Kemularia was appointed to the Board as an independent non-executive Director of TBC Bank Group PLC and as a member of the Supervisory Board of JSC TBC Bank in September 2018. Read more Read less
  • Maria Luisa Cicognani

    Independent Member of the Supervisory Board

    Maria Luisa Cicognani graduated from Bocconi University in 1987 with a degree in Business and Administration. She holds a master degree from the Int'l University of Japan in Japanese Economy and Business. Ms Cicognani has extensive experience in the field of banking and corporate governance. SHE worked at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (London, UK) between 1993 and 2005. Between 2005 and 2006, she was a director of Financial Institutions at Merrill Lynch and a managing director at Renaissance Capital in London and Moscow during 2006-2008. At Renaissance Capital she was responsible for managing a team that developed the FIG practice of the firm both in Africa and CIS. Ms Cicognani was supporting Renaissance Partners in origination, analysis and processing of new FIG investment opportunities and monitoring a portfolio of FIG investments in Africa. During 2008-2014, Maria Luisa was a Managing Director at Mediobanca (London Branch). She was responsible for origination of M&A advisory and client coverage for emerging markets. She supported the M&A and Corporate Finance Teams in advising Italian clients that were interested in expanding outside of Italy or identifying foreign investors. During 2014-2016, she served as a non-executive member of the board at Azimut Global Counseling Srl (Italy) and Azimut International Holding SA (Luxemburg). Since 2015, Ms Cicognani serves as an NED at Arafa Holding (Egypt) and became a Board observer at Baird Group (UK), a subsidiary of Arafa Holding (listed on Cairo Stock Exchange). She is currently Chairperson of Möbius Investment Trust. Ms Cicognani was appointed to the Board as an independent non-executive Director of TBC Bank Group PLC and as a member of the Supervisory Board of JSC TBC Bank in September 2018. Read more Read less