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Souren Avehssian

Souren Avehssian, Armenian government official.

Background

Avehssian, Souren was born on April 24, 1951 in Yerevan, Armenia.

Education

Degree in biochemistry, Yerevan State University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Science, National Academy of Sciences, Yerevan, 1986.

Career

From junior laboratory assistant to senior research associate Institute Biochemistry, National Academy Sciences of Armenia, 1973-1990;senior specialist, department chief, deputy chief, Administration for Protection of Nature and the Environment, Yerevan, 1990-1992;deputy minister environmental protection, Government Armenia, 1992-1994;minister environmental protection, Government Armenia, 1994-1995;minister of ecology and subterrain, Government Armenia, since 1995;minister environmental and natural resources, Government Armenia, since 1995.

Connections

Married; 2 children.