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MANAGING TEAM

DAVID

PAPAZIAN

CEO

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SERGEY

GRIGORYAN

Deputy CEO

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SOFIA

KAFIEVA

Director

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BELLA

MANOUKIAN

Director of...

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SRBUHI

MELKONYAN

CFO

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DEAL TEAM

TIGRAN

SARGSYAN

Lead Analyst

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MARGARITA

ARAKELYAN

Analyst

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EXPLORE MORE ABOUT ANIF

DAVID

PAPAZIAN

CEO

David is an independent capital manager, a Board Member of Unibank Armenia with over 13 years of experience in capital management and investment banking. Has previously worked as an investment banker at UBS (UK) and Merrill Lynch (Russia). David graduated from Institut d’études politiques de Paris and holds an MBA from ESSEC Business School.

SERGEY

GRIGORYAN

Deputy CEO

Sergey has over 14 years of experience in banking sector. He is a partner of EvaBeta and a member of the Board of Director of Unistream Bank. He has held several senior positions in Russian, Armenian, Italian, Spanish and Israeli companies. Serge holds a Ph.D. degree in Economics from the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation. He graduated with honors from the Yerevan State Institute of Economics.

SOFIA

KAFIEVA

Director

Sofia has over 14 years of corporate finance and investment banking experience. She focuses predominantly on the energy and power and  infrastructure sectors and has advised a wide range of clients, from small scale independent producers to governments and SWFs. She previously worked as an investment banker at Merrill Lynch and Evercore. Sofia holds a Master’s degree in economics and Corporate Finance from Russian State University Higher School of Economics.

BELLA

MANOUKIAN

Director of “Entrepreneur + State Anti-Crisis Investments Fund” CJSC

Bella Manoukian is a management professional with over 8 years of experience in economic development and investment fields. She has prior work experience in the Ministry of Economy, where her work concentrated on shaping the economic development agenda of the country as well as conducting the dialogue with International Financial Institutions. Her carrier then focused on investment field when joining Business Armenia and later ANIF. Bella is currently leading ANIF’s Deal team and managing the Private Equity Fund operating under ANIF. Bella holds a Bachelor’s Degree in business and management from the University of Exeter and an MBA Degree from the University of Sheffield.

SRBUHI

MELKONYAN

CFO

Srbuhi has over 17 years of professional experience in finance, taxes, and auditing. She holds one of the most respectful international qualifications in her sphere since 2019 – Association of Chartered Certified Accountants(ACCA), London, UK. Being the CFO of ANIF, she continues her independent consulting practice in taxes and finance. Besides that, she is a member of the RA Chamber of Auditors and Expert Accountants and sits in the Committee of Audit Quality Assessment,actively working on the regulatory and cultural improvement of the field. Srbuhi holds another qualification for the internal audit of public organizations and passes annual attestations to keep it, which highlights her solid knowledge of internal control systems and quality requirements for public organizations.  

MARGARITA

ARAKELYAN

Analyst

Margarita has 6 years of finance experience in international financial institutions as analyst. Margarita holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management from French University in Armenia and Master’s degree in Finance.

TIGRAN

SARGSYAN

Lead Analyst

Tigran Sargsyan has 8 years of finance experience in Ameriabank, as a document drafting specialist, then as a business loan specialist, senior specialist, and finally as a lead specialist. 

T ․ Sargsyan holds a master's degree in finance from Armenian State Economy University.