Who We Are

Leadership Team

IDeA’s executional and operational strength lies in its human capabilities: the leaders and managers that work tirelessly to ensure our programs and projects are implemented flawlessly.

Leadership Team

Rafi Baghdjian

Chief Executive Officer

Yelena Abovyan

Chief Operations Officer

Liana Yordanyan

Chief Legal Officer

Mariam Movsisyan

Chief Communications
and Marketing Officer

Corporate and Project Managers

Artur Karapetyan

Director for Construction

Armen Minassian

Foundation Affairs Manager

Gayane Hovsepyan

Program Development Manager

Suren Amirbekyan

Government Relations Manager/ Artsakh Development Program Manager

Artur Amirkhanyan

Project Manager, St. Gevorg Program (Tbilisi)

David Iskandaryan

Project Manager, Dilijan Development Program

Yelena Muradyan

Project Manager, Gyumri Development Program

Tatevik Sargsyan

Project Manager, Dilijan and Adjacent Communities Development Initiative

Vahe Baghdasaryan

Director of Wings of Tatev Ropeway

IDeA related platforms

Armen Orujyan


Gabriel Ernesto Abad Fernández

Head of UWC Dilijan

Naira Manoukian

Program and Partnership Development Director, Scholae Mundi Armenia Charity Foundation

Pierre Gurdjian

Managing Director, IDeA Europe

Diana Badeian

Managing Director, Climate Uturn