Mr.Paata studied corporate finance at Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK . He has finished postgraduate studies in Public policy & analysis at Georgian institute of public affairs (GIPA).

He finished undergraduate studies in Accounting, Audit and Control and was awarded by the academic degree of Bachelor of Business Administration at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. Currently he studies PhD in international finance at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University.

Research interest: International taxation, transfer pricing, tax systems and reforms, free industrial zones.

Delivers courses: international taxation, tax systems and Georgian tax law, Financial accounting, International accounting standards and international financial reporting standards, accounting in banking industry &  Business Communication.