ASTANA ECONOMIC FORUM
Tigran Sargsyan

Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Comission

In 1978, Sargsyan graduated from Yerevan’s Technical School No.14 and began his studies at the Yerevan Institute of National Economy. In 1980, he transferred to the N. A. Voznesenski Institute of Economics and Finance in Leningrad, and graduated with an honours degree in 1983. In 1987, he completed his postgraduate studies and defended his thesis, entitled ""Planning Regional Socio-Economic Development with Armenia as a Case Study."" He subsequently earned a Ph.D In Economics. From 1987 to 1990, he worked as senior researcher and head of the international economic relations group at the Scientific Research Institute of Economy and Planning. From 1990 to 1995, he served as Deputy in the Supreme Council of the Republic of Armenia. He was Chairman of the Supreme Council’s Standing Committee on Financial, Credit and Budgetary Affairs, and Member of the Presidium of the Supreme Council. From 1995 to 1998, he served as President of the Association of Banks of Armenia. From 1998 to 2008, he held the position of Chairman of the Central Bank of the Republic of Armenia. From 2008 to 2014, he served as Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia. From 2014 to 2016, he served as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the United States. Since February 1, 2016, he holds the position of Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission. He was awarded a Medal of the 1st Degree for Services Rendered.
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