Armen Roustamyan was born on March 1, 1960 in the village of Zangakatoun in the Ararat region.
Mr. Roustamyan graduated with a degre in physics from the P. Loumoumba Moscow University of Nations' Friendship in 1983.
From 1983-1984 he served in the Soviet Army. He spent the next seven years as a scientific associate at Yerevan State University. From 1991-1993 he worked as a chief specialist in an Armenian-French joint venture. From 1993-1994 he worked as a scientific associate in Orsay Institute of Theoretical and Applied Optics.
1999-2003 was his first term as a deputy of the NA (from the proportional list of the the Armenian Revolutionary Federation) and he was Deputy Chairman of the NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations and a member of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Faction.
On May 25, 2003 he was reelected to the NA from the proportional list of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation and he is currently the Chairman of the NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations. He is a member of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Faction and the representative of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Supreme Body in Armenia.
Mr. Roustamyan is divorced and has one child.