Melik Manoukyan was born on May 5, 1955 in the village of Saranist in the Abovyan region.
Mr. Manoukyan graduated with a degree in economics at Ekaterinbourg (Russia) Uralian Institute of National Economy in 1993. He is a Economics PHD.
From 1973-1975 he served in the Soviet Army. For the next fourteen years he worked in the Arzni Haybyureghapaki Plant. In 1989 he founded Saranist Ltd. and became its president. He is a member of the boards of the RA Businessmen and Producers Union and Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
On May 25, 2003 he was elected to the NA from electoral district # 45.
He has no political party affiliation. Till 22 May 2006 he was a member of the Rule of Law Faction. Currently he is not a member of any NA factions or deputy group and he is currently on the NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit, Budgetary and Economic Affairs.
Mr. Manoukyan is married and has five children.