Nino Lejava is Director of the South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation in Tbilisi since December 2011.
From May 2010 until November 2011 she was CIM (Centre for International Migration and Development) integrated specialist and policy consultant for Civil Society Development Programme at the Centre for Training and Consultancy - a Georgian NGO for capacity building and civic education. Prior to the appointment at CTC Nino Lejava served as the deputy director and programme coordinator at the South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation for 7 years. Temporarily, she already worked as a researcher in the London based Conciliation Resources project „Dealing with the Past: Research and Dialogue in the Georgian-Abkhaz Context“.
Among her volunteer activities, she is a board member of the Open Society Georgia Foundation and Human Rights Education and Monitoring Center (EMC).
Nino Lejava studied law at Tbilisi State University, Georgia, University of Hamburg, and Europa Kolleg Hamburg, Germany.