Kote Lomidze

Title: Senior Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer
Department: Finance
Email: kote.lomidze@worldlearning.org

Kote Lomidze is the senior vice president for finance and chief financial officer (CFO) at World Learning, overseeing all global financial and information technology operations and activities. He originally joined World Learning in 2009 and spent three years at the organization, serving as finance director for international development and exchange programs and then deputy CFO. After spending nearly two years as CFO of Project Concern International based in San Diego, he returned to World Learning in 2014.

While at World Learning he updated the international development and exchange programs’ grant proposal and management process which allowed the organization to increase its financial portfolio from $50 million to $75 million without adding staff. Prior to joining World Learning, Lomidze spent 11 years working in finance at World Vision in his native Georgia, Russia, Zimbabwe, and the United States.

Lomidze is a certified public accountant and holds a BA in mathematical economics and a law degree from Tbilisi State University and an MBA from Georgetown University.