Volodya Badalyan was born on May 12, 1948 in Spitak.
Mr. Badalyan received his degree in civil engineering from the Yerevan Polytechnic Institute in 1983.
From 1966-1969 he worked first as a worker and later as an engineer-constructor and chief technologist in the Spitak Sugar Factory. For the next thirteen years he worked as a technician and later as a skilled worker, chief engineer and director of the Leninyan region water and sewage department under the executive committee of Yerevan City Council. From 1981-1995 he worked as an engineer and later as a field head, deputy director and finally director in the Yerevan Plant of Chemical Reactives. From 1995-1999 he was the president of the Chimreactive OJSC. In 2001 he was president of the Agricultural Producers and Seed Growers' Union. In 2002 he was co-direc-tor of the NGO Armenian Toiler.
From 1990-1995 he served as a deputy of the Supreme Council (electoral district # 242).
From 1995-1999 he served as a deputy in the NA (electoral district # 102) and was a member of the Republic Faction and later the Reforms Deputy Group.
1999-2003 was his second term as a deputy in the NA (from the Unity alliance) where he served first on the NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit, Budgetary and Economic Affairs and later on the NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations. He was first a member of the Unity Alliance, then later was not involved in any faction or deputy group, and then he headed the People's Agricultural and Industrial Union Deputy Group.
From 2003-2007 he was a deputy in the NA (electoral district #35). He was a member of the NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit, Budgetary and Economic Affairs. He was not a member of any faction or deputy group.
On May 12, 2007 he was elected as a deputy of the National Assembly by the proportional system from the Republican Party of Armenia/RPA.
Mr. Badalyan is married and has two children.