Mrs. Vera Kobalia is the former Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia and Advisor to the President of Georgia. Since her service in the Georgian government, Vera advises governments all over the world on economic and business environment reforms. Most recently she has served as International Doing Business Advisor with Australia Indonesia Partnership for Economic Governance. Vera is a member of the Global Future Council on Development Finance at the World Economic Forum. She is also a Board Director at Sandstorm Gold and a member of the Economic Development Committee Advisory Board for the City of New Westminster in Canada. She also serves on the People's Panel at the Centre for Public Impact (BCG Foundation, UK). In 2019, Vera Kobalia was named Business in Vancouver's Forty Under 40.