Matena people

The international community of the school comprises individuals with outstanding professional experience and abilities.

Below are the members of our International advisory board, International academic board and the members of our large network of experts, who are deeply committed to Matena, its mission, initiatives and make a great contribution to the development of the school.

  • International Advisory Board
  • International Academic Board
  • Program Experts

International Advisory Board

Artavazd Minasyan
Artavazd Minasyan
President and Co-Founder, Krisp & 10Web
Georges Kepenekian
Georges Kepenekian
Former Mayor of Lyon, France
Hovhannes Avoyan
Hovhannes Avoyan
CEO and Founder, PicsArt
Imangali Tasmagambetov
Imangali Tasmagambetov
Former Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, Board member of KamAZ
Karl Johansson
Karl Johansson
Former Managing Partner, Ernst & Young CIS
Marta Albert
Marta Albert
Managing principal, QG Family Office
Natalia Fishman
Natalia Fishman
Advisor to the President of the Republic of Tatarstan
Tigran Khudaverdyan
Tigran Khudaverdyan
Managing Director, Yandex Group of Companies
Veronika Zonabend
Veronika Zonabend
Impact Investor, Social Entrepreneur

International Academic Board

Danica Purg
Danica Purg
President, IEDC-Bled School of Management
Evgeny Kaganer
Evgeny Kaganer
Dean for Academic Affairs, SKOLKOVO School of Management
Manfred Kets de Vries
Manfred Kets de Vries
Professor, INSEAD
Mikhail Pogosyan
Mikhail Pogosyan
Rector, Moscow Aviation Institute
Pierre Gurdjian
Pierre Gurdjian
President of the Board of Directors, Free University of Brussels
Ruben Enikolopov
Ruben Enikolopov
Rector, New Economic School
Santiago Iñiguez de Onzoño
Santiago Iñiguez de Onzoño
President, IE University
Susanna Karakhanyan
Susanna Karakhanyan
Higher Education Policy & Regulation Director, Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge in the United Arab Emirates
Vladimir Mau
Vladimir Mau
Rector, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration

Program experts

  • All
  • Matena Experts
  • Partner Experts
Abraham Artashesyan
Abraham Artashesyan
Vice-Chairman of Communities Finance Officers Association (CFOA)
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Al Eisaian
Al Eisaian
Co-founder of IntelinAir, Board member
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Andrey Sharonov
Andrey Sharonov
Professor, SKOLKOVO School of Management
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Ara Abrahamyan
Ara Abrahamyan
Senior technology executive
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Arik Akhverdian
Arik Akhverdian
Founder and CEO of VCV Inc
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Armen Baghdasaryan
Armen Baghdasaryan
Head of Information Security at Picsart
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Armen Orujyan
Armen Orujyan
Founding CEO of the Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology (FAST)
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Artak Yergenyan
Artak Yergenyan
Expert on public finance and local government
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Davit Margaryan
Davit Margaryan
Head of the School of Local Democracy (SLD), local governance expert
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