Ambassador


H.E. Mr. Armen MARTIROSYAN

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia in the Republic of India

 

Career summary


2015-Date Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Armenia, Ambassador of Armenia to India

2014-2015 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Armenia, Advisor to the Foreign Minister

2009-2013 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Armenia, Ambassador of Armenia to Germany

2003-2009 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Armenia, Permanent Representative of Armenia to the United Nations

1999-2003 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Armenia, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

1995-1999 National Assembly (Parliament), Republic of Armenia, MP, Member of Finance and Budget Committee

1996-1998 “Armeconombank”, Republic of Armenia, Chief Executive Officer

1993-1996 “Hrazdanmash” JSC, Republic of Armenia, Deputy General Director

1991-1993 Government of Armenia, Advisor to the Prime Minister of Armenia

1990-1995 National Assembly (Parliament), Republic of Armenia, MP, Member of Finance and Budget Committee

1987-1990 Hrazdan Regional Youth Organization, Armenian SSR, First Secretary of Regional Executive Committee

1983-1987 “Hrazdanmash” JSC, Armenian SSR, Engineer in manufacturing of microelectronic devices

Major accomplishments


  • Chair of the Commission on the Status of Women, UN (2009)
  • Vice President of the General Assembly of the UN (2007)
  • Vice President of the Economic and Social Commission of the UN (2006)
  • Head of the National Delegation of Armenia to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (1998-1999)
  • Provided executive leadership and managed the strategic planning process of ARMECONOMBANK´s privatization and reorganization (1997)
  • Lead a working group for the design of and signed the first Agreement between the Government of Armenia and the European Commission on Technical Assistance (TACIS) in 1992.
  • Co-author of the project for the founding of the Agricultural Cooperative Bank of Armenia, currently ACBA-Credit Agricole Bank (1991)

Education and qualifications


2004-2006 Master of Public Administration, Columbia University in the City of New York, USA

1978-1983 Master in Electrical Engineering, Yerevan Polytechnic Institute; Yerevan, Republic of Armenia

1998 IMF training courses, Vienna

Personal details


Languages: Armenian (fluent), English (fluent), Russian (fluent)

Family Status: Married, with two sons

Interests and activities: Topics in political economy, aviation, swimming