21 Israelian Str., 0015, Yerevan, Armenia

Hrant Melik-Shahnazaryan

He was born in 1983. In 1999 he graduated from Secondary school No. 55 aft. A.P. Chekhov. In 2003 he graduated from YSU Faculty of Theology with a Bachelor’s degree, and in 2005 with a Master’s degree. After graduating, he worked for some time as a teacher of Armenian Church History  and History of Armenia.

In 2005 he co-founded “Mitq” Analytical Center NGO. Since 2005 he has worked as a regional security expert at various research centers (“Mitk” Analytical Center, “Caucasus” Analytical Center, “Public Relations and Information Center” SNCO, “Voskanapat” Analytical Center, etc.).

Since 2010, he has been the Founder and Editor of Times.am news website.

Since 2015, he has been the Head of the “Voskanapat” analytical center.

From 2017 to 2018, he was the News Director at “Ararat” TV.

Since 2019, he has been a member of the Board of Trustees of “Holy Mother of God Home” Foundation Author of a number of research articles and monographs.

Married, with 5 children.