ABOUT US

Goga Askurava

In 1991, Goga Askurava graduated from Tbilisi Ilia Chavchavadze State Pedagogical Institute of Foreign Languages.

In 1990, he attended Oxford University with the purpose of further training.

In the years 1993-1999, Goga Askurava worked for state structures and international organizations; he has 22 years of experience in private pedagogic activities.

Since1995 to present, Goga Askurava is an active simultaneous interpreter.

In 1995, he started his career as an English language pedagogue, and founded his own company; at the same time, he worked on a unique method of English language learning based on simultaneous interpretation.

In 2010, the company won the TAEX/IBF tender in a highly competitive environment.

For the purpose of expansion, he founded a new company in 2013; proceeding from the necessity, investments were made in the company to purchase the equipment for simultaneous interpretation. The equipment allows us to offer our customers the full package of conference services, in particular: written translation of materials and presentations, immediate simultaneous or consecutive interpretation of conferences, provision of the simultaneous translation equipment services.

In 2014, the company became a partner of GONSIN Conference Equipment Co, China’s largest manufacturer of simultaneous interpretation and voice reproduction equipment.

In the years 2014-2016, the company was actively involved in conferences planned both in Georgia and abroad; it participates successfully in international and local tenders; as a result, long-term agreements with different organizations were concluded in Georgia, as well as in Europe and America. Further expansion of the Training Center took place; with the support of Mrs. T. Khupenia, its first branch was opened in the city of Zugdidi, at Shota Meskhia State Teaching University; shortly thereafter, its branch was opened also in Batumi.

2003 Establishes English language center and broadens his professional field scope. Active interpreters get employed at the company. Service of  written translation and verbal interpretation  of all demanded languages is being added to the company activity  directions.

2003-2012. Company service is being used by state structures, as well by international organizations.  Goga Askurava and other interpreters of the company actively participate in several international forums by the side of World Bank, Embassy  of USA in Georgia, Federal bureau of investigation, EU and etc.  Company collaborates with international projects and all existing TV channels. Goga Askurava’s live transmission of  simultaneous interpretation actively  reported  the events of Russian-Georgian war in 2008.

  

In the years 2014-2016, the company was actively involved in conferences planned both in Georgia and abroad; it participates successfully in international and local tenders; as a result, long-term agreements with different organizations were concluded in Georgia, as well as in Europe and America. Further expansion of the Training Center took place; with the support of Mrs. T. Khupenia, its first branch was opened in the city of Zugdidi, at Shota Meskhia State Teaching University; shortly thereafter, its branch was opened also in Batumi.

In 2016, the company became a member of the International Chamber of Commerce of Georgia (ICC) and Georgian Employers Association (GEA).

According to results of statistical ranking, Georgia’s “importer” is named as a silver medal holder.

An “Association of Simultaneous Interpreters of Georgia” was founded there to incorporate active interpreters.

Chinese and Indian projects were launched encompassing all the already active and successful services.

Additional branches were opened in the cities of Kutaisi, Gori and Rustavi.

In 2017, Goga Askarava’s International Holding was created uniting 5 companies.