Georgian government official. Khatia Dekanoidze graduated from Tbilisi State University with a degree in International Relations in 1999. She has received further training under the aegis of the Central European University and the RAND Corporation in the 1990s and 2000s. Dekanoidze has been working for various government agencies of Georgia since 1999.
She was Director of Policy Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs from May 2007 to May 2012 and Director of National Examination Center from May 2012 to July 2012, when she was appointed Minister of Education and Science.She remained in this position until 25 October 2012.
On 4 November 2015 Dekanoidze was appointed as Chief of Ukrainian National Police. She resigned from this post on 14 November 2016. On 16 November 2016 she was officially dismissed by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.