Mr. Robert Ghazinyan is the Project Director of the RSC Economic & Financial Analysis project, a strategic partnership with an Armenian financial education and services group. In addition to providing research and analysis in support of other RSC projects, including the RSC Turkey and Iran projects, he also serves as a Teaching Assistant for a certified professional development and training program for young professionals and graduate students, known as the “RSCExpertSchool.” Mr. Ghazinyan holds both a BA and an MA in Iranian Studies from the Yerevan State University (YSU). He has also successfully completed a specialized “Managing Defense in the Wider Security Context” training course implemented by the UK Ministry of Defence, which took place in Tbilisi, Georgia in May 2012. He has officially represented the RSC in various conferences, both within Armenia and Europe.