Mako was born in Georgia, Tbilisi, to highly artistic parents.
Her mother is piano player, father was a famous ballet dancer and later choreographer.
Graduated from the Tbilisi State University, BA, MA in Psychology and worked in the Institute of Psychology in Georgia till 1992 as a researched.
In 1993, Mako moved to London and has held positions with various UK companies since then, mainly dealing with the CIS market.
She co-founded the British Georgian Chamber of Commerce with Lord Cromwell in 2007.