Member of RPA Council

Born on November 24, 1968, Yerevan

1985-1990 – Honors diploma received from the Economic Cybernetics Department of the Yerevan State University, where he attended post-graduate courses in 1990-1992

1992-1998 – Public Administration Department, Ratgers University (New Jersey, USA), Master in Public Administration (MPA) received in 1992, Philosophy Doctor in Public Administration (Ph. D. in the Republic of Armenia) received in 1998

Since 1998 – The office of reader combined at the Economics Department of the Yerevan State University and the Faculty of Political Sciences of the American University of Armenia. He is author of a number of scientific papers published both in Armenia and abroad.

1990-1992 – RA Supreme Soviet standing commission on financial - credit and fiscal policy, expert

1994-1998 – While studying for doctor’s degree, he was reader at the departments of public administration and political sciences of Ratgers University (New York, New Jersey, USA). He used to be deputy director of the National

Center of Public Efficiency of Ratgers University

1998-1999 - Adviser to CBA President

1999-2008 – CBA Board member

2008-2010 – CBA Vice-president

2010-2013 – Republic of Armenia Minister of Finance

2013-2014-Chief of RA Government Staff

From 2014-Chief Adviser to the Prime Minister

2013-2014, Minister-Chief of Government Staff of the Republic of Armenia
2014 April-November - Chief Adviser to the Prime Minister
As of November 28, 2014, Vice Prime Minister, RA Minister of International Economic Integration and Reforms.

American University of Armenia, Business and Economics College, Dean.

Member of RPA Council.

Married, with two children: