I am Marine Aramyan from Armenia. I hold Master’s degree in Political Science and International Affairs from the American University of Armenia. I have also a diploma with honours from Yerevan State Komitas Conservatory, piano department. My professional experience covers both public and private sectors. I worked at UNDP in Armenia and participated in the development of a major policy document for Armenia, the EU-Armenia Association Agreement with its integral part of Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA). As a member of DCFTA team, I worked mainly with the Ministry of Economy. Before that I worked at DVV-international, a German development organisation implementing programs on adult education worldwide. I worked also as a journalist for Arminfo news agency and in societal research NGO, as well as for some period at HSBC bank Armenia. My policy interests embrace economic development, integration, technological advancement, foreign affairs and conflict resolution.