Since June 2021 Beka is the Research Manager at GCSD. He joined the team in December 2020 as Associate Researcher. Prior to that, he completed a three-month internship at TRC. Beka studied public governance at Mykolas Romeris University in 2018. In 2020, he graduated from Tbilisi State University's International Relations bachelor program. Currently doing MA studies in conflict analysis and management at Tbilisi State University. Has work experience as a research assistant at TEPSA (2018). Has a number of publications and conference papers on state security, international trade and international economic relations.