Nika Barbakadze, Senior Business Development Associate

As Senior Business Development Associate, Nika assists the distribution team with new business development, sales, and marketing.

Before joining Pacific Current Group in 2020, Nika served as an Analyst for MicroVest Capital Management, an impact investing firm focused on lending to Responsible Financial Institutions in developing countries, where he primarily worked on credit underwriting and portfolio monitoring. Prior to that he worked as a Research Analyst at Meketa Investment Group, conducting manager research on public markets fixed income strategies.

Nika graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a BS in Finance.  He is a CFA® charterholder.  He enjoys a variety of outdoor activities including rock climbing, skiing, and coaching high school rugby and loves traveling, especially to his native country, Georgia.