Born on May 21, 1964 in Leninakan (Gyumri.)
1985 - Graduated from the Leninakan branch of Yerevan Polytechnic Institute.
1993 - Postgraduate studies in the Sergiev - Posad All-Russian Scientific Research Institute in Moscow Region. Engineer in food industry. Engineer-researcher. PhD in Agricultural Sciences.
1986 - 1987 - Served in the Soviet Army.
1987 - 1989 - Engineer, and later Head of Boiler - House in a poultry factory of the village of Bayandour in the Akhouryan region.
1989 - 1990 - Leading engineer-thermo technician in the Leninakan Grinding Machine Plant. 1994 - Director of the Gyumri Confectionery Factory.
1996 - Elected President of Gyumri “Confectionery Factory” OJSC.
2002 - Member of Gyumri Council.
2003 - 2007 - Deputy of the National Assembly (proportional electoral system, RLP.) Vice Chair of the Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs of the National Assembly.
2007 - 2012 - Deputy of the National Assembly (proportional electoral system, RLP.)
June 19, 2007 - June 17, 2008 - Member of the Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs of the National Assembly.
June 17, 2008 - May 31, 2012 - Chair of the Standing Committee on Territorial Management and Local Self - Government of the National Assembly.
November 30, 2010 - May 31, 2012- Member of the Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs of the National Assembly.
June 16, 2008 - September 15, 2009 - Member of the Ad-hoc Committee on the Events Occurred on 1-2 March 2008 in Yerevan and Their Reasons.
May 6, 2012 - Elected Deputy of the National Assembly by the proportional electoral system from the “Rule of Law” party.
Married, with three children.