Ambassador

H.E. Mr. Tigran SARGSYAN

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
of the Republic of Armenia to the United States of America

 

 Date and Place of Birth

January 29, 1960, town of Kirovakan, (Vanadzor)

Education

1977-1978 Technical College No. 14, Yerevan
1978-1980 Institute of National Economy, Planning and Economy Department, Yerevan
1980-1983 Financial-Economic Institute after N. A. Voznesensky, with honors diploma, Leningrad (Soviet Union)
1983-1987 Post-graduate course at Financial-Economic Institute after N. A. Voznesensky, thesis entitled “Regional social-economic development planning on Armenia's example,” Master of Economic Sciences
1994 “Law-making activity,” International Institute of Law, Washington, USA
1996-1997 “Effective Banking Management,” Institute of Economic Development, World Bank, Washington, USA.

Career Experience

1987-1990 R&D Institute of Economy and Planning, senior researcher, international economic relations, Head of the unit
1988-1993 Republican Council of Young Specialists and Scientists, chairman
1990-1991 Coordinator of standing seminars on economic reform for banking specialists
1990-1995 MP, chairman of RA NA standing commission on financial-crediting and fiscal affairs, member of the Presidium of the Supreme Council
1993-1994 Yerevan State University, lecturer in banking management
1995-1998 Armenian Bankers' Association, chairman
1995-2008 Transition Society Research Institute, director
1998 – 2005 RA Central Bank, chairman
2005 – 2008 RA Central Bank, chairman, re-appointed
2008-2014 (June) - Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia
With the decree of the President of the Republic of Armenia of June 26, 2014 is appointed as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the United States of America.

Awards

Holder of 1st degree medal “For Services Contributed to the Motherland”
Holder of Anania Shirakatsi Medal
Author of over 20 scientific articles.
State Economics University, honorary doctor.

Diplomatic Rank

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

Languages

English, Russian

Marital Status

Married, has a daughter, two sons and grandchildren.

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