David Georgievich Arachamia (also known under the pseudonym David Brown English. David Braun) – Ukrainian politician, entrepreneur, public figure and volunteer. Secretary of the National Investment Council. People’s Deputy of Ukraine of the IX convocation from the Servant of the People party, the head of the Servant of the People faction in the Verkhovna Rada of the IX convocation.
Place of Birth & Education
David was born on May 23, 1979 in Russia, in the city of Sochi. For some time he lived in Georgia in Gagra. In 1992, fleeing the war in Abkhazia, he moved with his parents to the Ukrainian Nikolaev. He grew up there and graduated from secondary school number 36. He studied economics at the European University.
Co-founder of the international IT company Template Monster.
In March 2014, David Arahamia, together with his acquaintances, opened a website to raise funds for the equipment of the 79th brigade paratroopers. This was the beginning of the People’s Project volunteer initiative, which helps the Ukrainian military in the ATO zone.
In August 2014, he was appointed advisor to the chairman of the Nikolaev regional state administration on volunteer activities, in September – as authorized by the Minister of Defense for procurement, and in October – as an adviser to the Minister of Defense and chairman of the Council of Volunteers under the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.
In November 2014, he became a co-founder of the Association of People’s Volunteers of Ukraine and curator of the “volunteer landing” – a group of volunteers who began working in the Ministry of Defense.
In 2016, David Arahamia’s new project was launched – the Weblium web platform.
In the 2019 parliamentary elections, he was elected a people’s deputy from the Servant of the People party, No. 4 on the list. On August 29, 2019, he was elected head of the Servant of the People faction in the Verkhovna Rada of the IX convocation. In the Verkhovna Rada hflax of the National Security, Defense and Intelligence Committee.
For his volunteer work, he was awarded the Order of Merit, III degree (decree of the President of Ukraine dated August 23, 2014).
Married for the second time. Has six children.