Ms. Marine Khurtsidze is the Head of Tax and Customs Policy Department at the Ministry of Finance of Georgia since 2021. She oversees formation of tax and customs policy, including international tax policy of Georgia. Since February, 2022 Ms. Khurtsidze is elected member of Steering Committee of the Asia Pacific Tax Hub. Since November 19, 2020 Ms. Khurtsidze is an Elected Chair of the Conference of the Parties to the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (MLI) at OECD and since 2021 she is an elected member of the Steering group of the MLI. Since 2016 she has been supervising of the implementation of four minimum standards of Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Project (OECD) in Georgia and has been country representative at OECD to the following groups: WP 1 and ad-hoc group on the development of Multinational Instrument, Forum of Harmful Tax Practice and at the Bureau of this Forum, FTA MAP Forum and Steering Group of this Forum, Joint WP 6 – WP 10 Group on Country-by-Country Reporting and WP 2 on Tax Policy Analysis and Tax Statistics. In addition, since 2011 Ms. Khurtsidze has been an authorized person (Head of Delegation) for the negotiations of Double Tax Treaties. On behalf of the Government of Georgia, she concluded more than 20 Tax Treaties. In 2017-2018, she was an elected member of the Steering Committee of Addis Tax Initiative (ATI). In 2019-2020, she was an elected member of Addis Tax Initiative (ATI) Post 2020 Task Force. In 2013-2016, she was central point of contact for Georgia at the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information (OECD) and directly in charge of the implementation process of EOIR standard in Georgia introduced by the GF (OECD). In 2015-2021 she was a delegate of Georgia at the Peer Review Group of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information (OECD). In 2011-2021 Ms. Khurtsidze was Head of International Taxation Division at the Ministry of Finance of Georgia. Before working for Ministry of Finance of Georgia, Ms. Khurtsidze worked in different positions at Public Defender’s Office of Georgia and Bank of Georgia. Ms. Khurtsidze graduated from Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Law, specialized in International Law (Diploma with honors) in 2006.