Papuna U.



A senior level professional experienced as CEO of public and private companies for 20 years. He has expertise in strategic planning and leadership, project management, international relations, human rights and national security issues. Since 2013, he’s been leading National Agency of Public Registry (NAPR), a government authority under Ministry of Justice of Georgia. As Chairman of NAPR, he’s in charge of nationwide initiatives and projects, including State Project of Land Registration, implementation of Blockchain technology in land and business registration systems, development of National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI), creation of the unified addressing system, development of National Navigation System. Under his guidance: several new initiatives and reforms have been developed and started operation - registry of Municipalities, registry of Economic Activities of Legal Entities; modern cloud-based IT Infrastructure has been developed (serving not only to NAPR, but also to other government authorities, including Chamber of Notaries, State Procurement Agency, Enforcement Bureau); several donor-funded projects (Sida, WB, Norwegian government, EU) have been launched supporting development of the NAPR. As a result of successful performance of NAPR, property and business registration held top places in the WB Doing Business rankings.


  • development
  • public administration
  • data management
  • private sector development
  • infrastructure
  • world bank group
  • georgia
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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