Shalva Lomidze was born on December 31, 1977, in Sokhumi, Georgia.
He graduated from Academy of the Ministry of State Security of Georgia in 1999.
Mr. Lomidze began his career in 1999 on various positions in Counterintelligence Service of the Ministry of State Security of Georgia and in 2004 he continued to work in Counter-Espionage Department of the Ministry of State Security of Georgia.
He joined the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia (MIA) in 2005 and from 2005 to 2012, he held several positions in Counterintelligence Department. In 2012 Mr. Shalva Lomidze was appointed as the Head of the Main Division of Information-Analytical Department of MIA.
In 2014 he started working in Georgian Intelligence Service (GIS), where he Served as Deputy Head of the Directorate and as Head of Directorate. He became First Deputy Head of Georgian Intelligence Service in 2014 and from 2020 to 2021 he served as acting Head of GIS.
on April 23, 2021, Shalva Lomidze was appointed as the Head of Georgian Intelligence Service.
Mr. Lomidze speaks English, Russian and Turkish languages.
He is married and has one child.