About Us

Why Matena?

The name “Matena” is symbolically derived from մատեան (matean, "book") and embodies the historical aspiration of the Armenian people for the book and education.

Mission

Matena is an Armenia-based international school that contributes to the development of professional skills and leadership qualities through collecting and sharing the best knowledge and the leading world practices for those who permanently pursue improvement and excellence in their professional fields.

Vision

In cooperation with our world-renowned partners and through combining the best local expertise with the high-level international experience, Matena seeks to become one of the leading centers of professional education both for Armenia and for the region.

Founders

Ruben Vardanyan
Ruben Vardanyan
Founding partner of SKOLKOVO School of Management and UWC Dilijan International School
Ruben Hayrapetyan
Ruben Hayrapetyan
Doctor of Sciences in Economics, Professor

Team

Ruben Hayrapetyan
Ruben Hayrapetyan
Co-founder, CEO
Tigran Mnatsakanyan
Tigran Mnatsakanyan
Academic Director
Lilit Gyulgyulyan
Lilit Gyulgyulyan
Program Manager
Suren Mkhitaryan
Suren Mkhitaryan
Program Manager
Ashkhen Tanyan
Ashkhen Tanyan
Operations Manager
Ani Khachatryan
Ani Khachatryan
Content & Communications Manager