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Vardan Aramyan

Board Member

 

 

BIOGRAPHY IN NUMBERS
Date and Place of Birth
December 4, 1975

Yerevan

Education
1992 - 1997       

State University of Economics of Armenia, Faculty of World Economy, Diploma of Higher Education in Economics (Master Degree) 

 2004 January – July  

TUFTS University (USA), Fletcher School, Special intensive educational program (educational program with special tilting to economics) – Certificate of Graduate

Career Experience
1996-1997

Central Bank of Armenia, Banking Supervision Department, Division of Banking Methodology: Expert (term-contract)

1997- 1998

Compulsory Military Service in National Army 

1999-2002

Central Bank of Armenia, Monetary Policy Department, Division of Regulation of Relations with Government: Expert

2002-2003 

Central Bank of Armenia, Monetary Policy Department, Real Sector Research and Modeling Division: Chief Expert


2003- 2008  Central Bank of Armenia, Monetary Policy Department, External Sector Division: Head of Division-Deputy Head of Monetary Department
2008-2013 Deputy Minister of Finance of RA 
2013 September First Deputy Chief of Staff of the Office of the President of RA 
Awards
  Awarded by Prime Minister with Gold Medal 
  Awarded by the President with Anania Shirakatsi Medal 
Other
  Author of a number of scientific papers published both in Armenia and abroad
2007-2011

French University of Armenia – invited lecturer, subject: “International Trade”

Languages
  English, Russian
Marital Status
  Married, with two children

Vardan Aramyan currently holds the position of First Deputy chief of Staff of the RA President’s administration and is in charge of economic policy issues. In his previous position as a Deputy Minister of Finance he was coordinating the fields of international economic relations, macroeconomic policy and financial markets.


His professional career launched from the Central bank as a specialist in the Monetary Policy Department in 1999. Further on moving through all levels of positions he was appointed as a head of external Economic Relations Division at the Monetary Policy Department. Mr. Aramyan also was a member of team of researchers working on economic models for the adoption of Inflation targeting regime which was successfully launched by the Central Bank since 2006.


Currently he is one of the leaders in the team, working on comprehensive multiplier pension reform in Armenia. He has numerous articles and research papers published in the fields of Monetary and Exchange rate policies, Real Exchange Rate misalignments, Fiscal Policy and Fiscal sustainability issues. He was awarded with gold medal by Prime Minister and “Ananya Shirakatci” medal by President of RA for his vital contribution in the sphere of Armenia’s economic development.


Mr. Aramyan has received various advanced training certificates from different International financial and academic institutions. In 2002 he got a “letter of excellence” from the Joint Vienna Institute for the best records during the four month intensive “Applied Economic Policy” training course for young policy makers.