Born May 3, 1961 in Yerevan.
1983 - Graduated from the Department of Automated Management Systems of the Faculty of Cybernetics of the Yerevan State Polytechnic Institute. Engineer.
2000 - Graduated from the Law Faculty of the Yerevan State University. Lawyer.
1983 -1990 - Engineer at the Yerevan Scientific Research Institute of Mathematical Machines.
1990 - 1991 - First Deputy to the Minister of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Armenia.
1991-1995 - First Deputy to the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Armenia.
1994 -1996 - Extraordinary Plenipotentiary Representative in the disaster area of the Government.
1999 - 2000 - Advisor to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia on issues of defense, national security, internal and human resources policy affairs.
2000 - 2005 - Independent expert on national security and defense of the NGO “Society against Terrorism.”
2008 - 2009 - Member, expert of the group for collecting facts, studying the events that took place in Yerevan on March 1, 2008.
Since 2012 - Chairman of the NGO “Armenian Center for Democracy, Security and Development.”
1995-1999 - MP of the National Assembly. Member of the faction “Republic” of the National Assembly. Nonpartisan
December 9, 2018 - Elected Member of the National Assembly from the national electoral list of the “My Step” alliance of parties.
January 18, 2019 - Elected Chairman of the Standing Committee on Defense and Security of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia.
Married, with three children.