PhD in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics. 1991-99, Ambassador of Armenia to UK, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg and Vatican; 1995-96, Head of Armenian Mission to EU and NATO; 1996-97, Prime Minister of Armenia. Professor of Physics: Yerevan State University (YSU); School of Mathematical Sciences, University of London; Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge. Head, Computer Modelling Department, YSU. Senior Adviser to board and chairmen of global companies; Director, Eurasia Centre, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Mathematical Sciences School, Queen Mary and Westfield College, London University. Member of the Board: East West Institute; KSG, Harvard; Harris, Chicago. Expertise: state-building structures, geopolitics, free market transition processes, especially energy, high-tech and cybersecurity sectors in Eurasia and CIS.