Members of TBC Bank's supervisory board
Supervisory Board
  • Nikoloz Enukidze

    Chairman of TBC Bank Group PLC and JSC TBC Bank

    Following premium listing of TBC Bank Group PLC in 2016 Nikoloz was appointed as Senior Independent Director of the Board. Previous to that, Nikoloz worked as the independent member of the Supervisory Board of JCS TBC Bank. In 2006 – 2010 Nikoloz Enukidze served as the Chairman (and prior to that as Vice-Chairman) of the Supervisory Board of Bank of Georgia and was one of the key people leading the bank in its successful IPO on the London Stock Exchange, the first ever IPO in London from the Caucasus region. Mr Enukidze serves as a chairman of JSC Caucasus Minerals, a Georgian mineral resources exploration company. He also serves as member of the board of Nikoil Bank in Azerbaijan. Prior to his roles at Bank of Georgia, Nikoloz worked at ABN AMRO Corporate Finance in Moscow and London, Concorde Capital in Kyiv and Global One Communications in Reston, Virginia. Read more Read less
  • Nicholas Dominic Haag

    Senior Independent Board Member of TBC Bank Group PLC and JSC TBC Bank

    Nicholas Dominic Haag has extensive experience working in the financial services industry, with a significant emphasis on equity capital markets and technology. Currently, he serves as an independent non-executive director of Bayport Management Limited (the pan-African and Latin American consumer lender) and, since 2016, as a director of AS Citadele Banka in Riga. His experience includes positions as Global Head of technology banking at ABN AMRO, managing director, head of London equity capital markets and member of the Global Equities Origination Management Committee at Royal Bank of Scotland as well as head of equity syndicate at Barclays Bank, senior banker and head of European client coverage (exFrance) at Bank Paribas and managing director and global head of technology banking group at ING Barings. Nicholas holds M.A. from the University of Oxford. He was appointed to the Supervisory Board of JSC TBC Bank in 2013 and as an independent non-executive director in the TBC Bank Group PLC Board of Directors in May 2016. Read more Read less
  • Tsira Kemularia

    Independent Board Member of TBC Bank Group PLC and JSC TBC Bank

    Tsira Kemularia is currently responsible for managing Shell's Trading & Supplies Internal Audit globally. Her prior roles included Head of Group Pensions Strategy and Standards, Group Treasury at Shell International Ltd., Finance Manager & Country Controller of Shell Western Supply & Trading in the Caribbean, Commercial Finance Manager of Shell Exploration & Production Russia/CIS, M&A Manager for Shell International Ltd. She currently serves as Company nominated Trustee Director of British Gas ("BG") Pension Scheme. Ms. Kemularia's 20-year career has been across US, UK, Russia and the Caribbean in different senior finance roles in commodity trading and treasury organisations. She is a member of the Institute of Directors in London, UK, and is currently a pursuing a chartered director programme. Read more Read less
  • Maria Luisa Cicognani

    - Independent Board Member of TBC Bank Group PLC and JSC TBC Bank

    Ms Cicognani is currently Chairperson of Möbius Investment Trust. Since 2015, she serves as an NED at Arafa Holding and became a board observer at Baird Group, a subsidiary of Arafa Holding (listed on Cairo Stock Exchange). She worked at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (London, UK). She was a director of Financial Institutions at Merrill Lynch and a managing director at Renaissance Capital in London and Moscow. Maria Luisa was a Managing Director at Mediobanca (London Branch). She served as a non-executive member of the board at Azimut Global Counseling Srl (Italy) and Azimut International Holding SA (Luxemburg). 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
  • Arne Berggren

    Independent Board Member of TBC Bank Group PLC and JSC TBC Bank (Joined TBC Bank Group PLC in 2019)

    Arne Berggren currently serves as a member of the board of Bank of Cyprus and Piraeus Bank. Prior to his current roles, Mr Berggren served as a board member of Turkish asset management company, LBT Varlik Yonetim and Slovenian bank asset management company, DUBT Ltd. He also has held a number of senior leadership and advisory roles at prominent financial intuitions including the IMF, World Bank, Swedbank, Carnegie Investment Bank AB and the Swedish Ministry of Finance and Bank Support Authority. Read more Read less
  • Eric J. Rajendra

    Independent Non-Executive Director, Member of Remuneration Committee, Member of Corporate Governance & Nomination Committee.

    Eric Rajendra graduated from Brandeis University, earned his M.A. at the Fletcher School in 1982 (Tufts University in cooperation with Harvard University) and conducted postgraduate research at INSEAD Business School in the areas of financial markets and institutions. Mr Rajendra is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and was formerly an adjunct professor of strategy at INSEAD. During 2005-2014, he held the position of senior adviser to the IFC and has served as a board director or consulting adviser on selected emerging markets financial institutions where the World Bank Group has an equity interest, as well as leading strategic initiatives for the firm. Prior to joining the IFC, he was a vice president at Capgemini and a vice president at Electronic Data Systems; in both institutions, he was a key leader of the financial services practice. From 2010 to 2012, he was a member of the Board of Directors at Orient Express Bank. During 2006-2014, he was a member of the Board of Directors of LOCKO-Bank, where he was also the chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee. He started his career as a banker at JP Morgan Chase Bank in 1982 and later became a partner at McKinsey & Company. Mr Rajendra was first appointed to the Bank's Supervisory Board in 2010 and to the Board as an independent non-executive Director in May 2016 where he served until his resignation on 15 March 2019 due to health reasons. He was later re-appointed on 17 September 2019, following the recovery in his health. Read more Read less
  • Abhijit Akerkar

    Independent Board Member of TBC Bank Group PLC and JSC TBC Bank, Risk Committee Member

    Abhijit Akerkar graduated from the University of Pune, India with a degree in engineering. He holds an MBA from London Business School. Mr Akerkar is an influential thought leader in Artificial Intelligence, in banking and has 25 years of cross-disciplinary global experience operating at a strategic level at the forefront of technology. He has gained advisory experience at McKinsey by engaging with leaders in taking strategic, operational, organisational, and investment decisions. During 1993 - 2003, Abhijit held various management positions in Malaysia and India. He served Maybank, the largest banking group in Malaysia, to digitally transform mortgage and trade finance. From 2003 to 2007, as the Director of Business Process Services in HCL Technologies, he launched a new line of business working directly with the Founder Chairman and the board. As an Associate Partner & Service Line Leader in Mckinsey & Co, between 2008-2016, Mr Akerkar was responsible for strategic and operational projects. He served companies around the world at the board and executive-committee levels across a diverse set of industries on corporate strategy, digital ventures, organisational restructuring, regulatory strategy, sustainability, and M&A value enhancement. Most recently till July 2020, he was the Head of Applied Sciences Business Integration in the Group Transformation program at Lloyds Banking Group. To gain efficiency, capital optimisation and growth across Retail, Commercial, and Insurance, he drove safe scaling and adoption of machine intelligence, aligned ways of working, and conquered the last mile by embedding analytics into decision-making processes. Read more Read less