Born on April 8, 1961 in Yerevan.
1990 - Graduated from the Yerevan Institute of National Economy.
1997 - Graduated from Yerevan “Vardanants” University. Economist. Lawyer.
1979 - 1981 - Served in the Soviet Army.
1982 - 1983 - Metalworker in the Yerevan Souvenirs Factory.
1983 - 1991 - Stage Director in the State Television and Radio Committee.
1991 - 1994 - President of “Arabkir-Khnous” Ltd.
1989 - 1993 - Took part in the Artsakh war of liberation.
1994 - 1999 - Deputy Head of the Yerevan Department of the Ministry of the Internal Affairs, Head of the Shengavit IA Devision, Head of the MIA Intelligence Department and Head of the Arabkir IA Devision.
1996 - President of the Afghanistan War Veterans' Union.
1999 - 2003 - Deputy of the National Assembly (electoral district #6.) Member of the Standing Committee on Defense, National Security and Internal Affairs of the National Assembly. Member of the “Unity” faction.
2003 - 2007 - Deputy of the National Assembly (electoral district #7.) Member of the Standing Committee on Foreign Relations of the National Assembly. Member of the RPA.
2007 - 2012 - Deputy of the National Assembly (proportional electoral system, RPA.)
June 19, 2007 - May 31, 2012 - Member of the Standing Committee on European Integration of the National Assembly.
May 6, 2012 - Elected Deputy of the National Assembly by the proportional electoral system from the Republican Party of Armenia.
Married, with two children.