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Armen Sarkissian

Having had careers as a professor of theoretical Physics, a senior diplomat and former Prime Minister of Armenia, Dr. Armen Sarkissian is a well known philanthropist and influential leader, with vast business and civic networks in major capitals around the world. While very active in humanitarian and charitable projects, he held top leadership positions in international organisations, such as the East West Institute, Euro‐ Atlantic Security Initiative, Global Leadership Foundation, the World Economic Forum and others. He is the founder of Eurasia House International and the Founding Director of the Eurasia Centre in Cambridge University's Judge Business School.

Dr. Sarkissian has over 25 years of experience in science and technology, global diplomacy and international business. He is co-author of TETRIS‐WORDTRIS game and in recent years has developed the theory of quantum behaviour of global risks of politics

With his deep practical and theoretical knowledge of transition economies and state building processes in the Eurasia region, Dr. Sarkissian has helped states, private sector organisations and businesses overcome some of the most difficult internal and external challenges facing policy makers and corporations in a complex globalised world. In recent years he has focused on political economy and investment opportunities and risks in the energy industry, policy development for the nuclear power industry, global business, political and security risks, high technology and cybersecurity.