Gagik Melikyan was born on January 1, 1960 in the town of Berd.
Mr. Melikyan graduated from the Financial Accounting and Sociological Specialties Departments of the Yerevan Institute of National Economy in 1981. He is an economist and lawyer.
From 1981-1983 he served in the Soviet Army. He spent the next two years as a head of the Financial Planning Department in Glkhhayjrshin. From 1986-1989 he was an oversight specialist in Hayagrard Construction Department. From 1989-1991 he was the instructor of the Organizational Division of ACP Shamshadin Regional Council. From 1991-1993 he worked as a chief accountant in the Berdi Relay Factory. He spent the next two years as the director of Tavoush Communications. From 1995-1999 he was the Manager of Tavoush Branch of "Hayagrobank."
1999-2003 was his first term as a deputy of the NA from the electoral district # 74 and he was on the NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit, Budgetary and Economic Affairs. He was a member of the Unity Faction.
On May 25, 2003 he was reelected to the NA from the proportional list of Republican Party of Armenia and he is currently on the NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit, Budgetary and Economic Affairs. He is the secretary of the Republican Party of Armenia Faction and board member.
Mr. Melikyan is married and has three children.