VARAZDAT KARAPETYAN

1205 Azatutyan 3, Gavar, Armenia,
Phone: +374 91 728 999       Fax: + 374 64 2 24 66

E-mail: varazdatk@rambler.ru

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

1.         Surname:                     Karapetyan

2.         Name:                         Varazdat

3.         Date and place of birth:  11 April 1974, Sevan, Armenia

4.         Nationality:                   Armenian

5.         Civil Status:                  Married

6.         Education:

Institutions:

Moscow Lomonosow State University

Date From (months/year) To (months/year)

09. 1996- 12. 1999

Degree:

PhD on economy

Institutions:

Yerevan State University

Date From (months/year) To (months/year)

09. 1991- 06. 1996

Degree:

Diploma Specialist on economy

 

7.         Language skills (Mark 1 to 5 for competence, where 5 is the highest):

Language

Level

Passive

Spoken

Written

Armenian

Mother Tongue

5

5

5

Russian

fluent

5

5

5

German

flunet

5

5

5

English

fluent

5

5

4

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.         Membership of Professional Bodies:

·         President of Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Gegharkunik Region of Armenia

·         “Economic Development and Research Centre” think tank board member

·         “Economy and values” think tank board member

 

9.         Other skills (e.g. computer literacy, etc.):            

·         MS Word, Excel, Access, E- Views

 

10.               Present Position:

·         Budget Advisor in “Roll out of Program budgeting reform in Armenia” (part time)

·         Expert for start up business promotion, local economic development and strategy of business centres (part time)

·         Vice Rector of Education in Gavar State University

11.                Years of professional experience:15

 

12.        Key qualifications:

·      PhD in Economy

 

13.     Professional experience:

Dates( from  /to)

06.2006 - present

Location

Gavar, Armenia

Organisation

Gavar State University    http://www.GSU.am

Position

Vice-Rector for Education

Job Description

Educational management, syllabus development, curriculum development, European Credit Transfer System implementing 

 

Dates( from  /to)

01. 2007- present

Location

Yerevan, Armenia

Organisation

ICHD and Atos consulting (UK)

Position

Budget Advisor

Job Description

Implementing of program budgeting reform in Armenia, advisor in Tavush and Gegharkunik regions of Armenia, redesign of current budget programs in performance based forms.

 

Dates( from  /to)

05.2002 – present

Location

Yerevan, Armenia

Organisation

ProSME (GTZ/ PEM), Germany

Position

Expert

Job Description

Promotion of Start up business, local economy development, strategic planning of business centres

 

Dates( from  /to)

04.2002- 06.2006

Location

Yerevan, Armenia

Organisation

Economic Development and Research Centre

Position

Project Director

Job Description

Classifying of Armenian rural communities, participatory budgeting of local budgets, organizing of seminars and TV programs for transparency of local budgeting

 

Dates( from  /to)

03.2000- 12.2001

Location

Gavar, Armenia

Organisation

ArmAgro BANK

Position

Head of Branch

Job Description

Management of the Gavar Branch of Armagro BANK, management of credit operations, installing of money transfer system and supervising. 

 

Dates( from  /to)

03.1999 – 03.2000

Location

Gavar, Armenia

Organisation

Treasure of the Republic of Armenia, Gegharkunik Branch

Position

Head of treasury in Gegharkunik, Ministry of Finance and Economy of Armenia

Job Description

Controlling of state budget expenditures in Gegharkunik region, monitoring of community budgets, implementing of “Zero”  model of budget expenditures  in the regions of Armenia.

 

Dates( from  /to)

10.1996 – 12.1998

Location

Moscow, Russia

Organisation

LLC “Flot”

Position

Finance Director

Job Description

Accounting, Relation coordinating with tax bodies, Monitoring and relations with foreign partners, coordinating of relations with custom system for importing of goods from Europe to Russia 

 

Dates( from  /to)

05.1995 – 08.1996

Location

Yerevan, Armenia

Organisation

Central Bank of the Republic of Armenia

Position

Assistant of the Chairman 

Job Description

Coordinating of Relations with the National Assembly of Armenia, participating in the laws design process: “The law about Central Bank of Armenia”, “The Law about banks and bank activities”

 

Dates( from  /to)

09. 1993 – 04.1995

Location

Yerevan, Armenia

Organisation

ArmAvia BANK

Position

Head of Foreign Relations Department

Job Description

Coordinating of correspondence relations with German Banks (Deutsche bank), coordinating of currency exchange points of the bank.

 

14.        Others:

14a.      Publications and Seminars:

            Publications:

·          PACA(participatory appraisal of competitive advantage) manual for implementing in Armenia, co-author with Helene Zieschang, Berlin, Yerevan, 2005

·          “Transition Democracy”, Economic Policy and Poverty Periodical, Yerevan, Mai, 2003.

·          From the Crisis to Revival, Moscow, 1999 (Russian/ Armenian).

·           “Appraisal of Foreign Debt by Lafert Curve”, Gavar 1999, Scientific Articles Collection N 3.

·          “Mexican Depression of 1994”.  Gavar 1999, Scientific Articles Collection N 3.

·          “Capital Account Liberalization”.  Gavar 1999, Scientific Articles Collection N 3.

·          Alternative ways of the Development of Transition Economies”.  Gavar 1998, Scientific Articles Collection N 2.

 

Seminars:

·         Bundesbank, Frankfurt/ Main, Training “Currency policy”

·         Bank of England, Training “Bank and Credit”

·         BSEC- Workshop “Promotion SMEs- Development of youth Entrepreneurship”, Moldova,

·         Study tour in Germany “SME Development”.

·         Training “PACA (Participatory Appraisal on Competitive Advantage)”

·         “OECE 12th Economic Forum”, Prague, Czech Republic

·         “Anti corruption Strategy and Organizational Integrity”, Central European University, Budapest

·         Practicum in Marketing Strategy Development in RADIUM GmBH, Duesseldorf,

·         Study tour in Holland “Business promotion organizations in Holland

·         Study tour in Slovakia “Chambers system in Slovakia

 

14b.      References:

·         Ruzanna Hakobyan- Rector of Gavar State University, phone: 37410 282075

·         Goetz Borchardt- ProSME project coordinator in Armenia, phone: 37410 561521

·         Manuk Hergnyan- president of “Economy and Values” think tank, phone: 37491- 423364