Arevik Anapiosyan is the Partnerships and Development Finance Adviser to the UN Resident Coordinator in Armenia. Previously, she served as a Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture, and Sport of the Republic of Armenia. As part of her duties, she has led international cooperation, development projects, and strategic planning. Prior to joining the government, she was the Executive Director and co-founder of the Institute of Public Policy think tank, which was one of the first institutions in the field of education to study policy concerns and challenges.
In March 2020, she was designated by the UNESCO Director-General to serve on the Governing Board of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Arevik holds MA degrees in Political Science and International Affairs and pursued her studies towards a PhD in international law and conflict resolution at Yerevan State University, Armenia, and the University of Tartu, Estonia. In November 2021, she graduated from the General Management Programme of the Harvard Business School, joining the HBS alumni network around the world.
Arevik has been actively involved in policy research and advocacy in Armenia and the region for the past 15 years, with expertise in development coordination and finance, education policy development and research, political and corporate leadership, as well as impact financing and ESG.