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Membership in community organizations

Education

2019 – present
Member of the judging panel of the Yidan Prize – 2019 (HKSAR), the world’s largest education prize which recognizes contributions to the development of education.
2016 – present
Member of the Supervisory Board of the Research Institute Dialogue of Civilizations (previously – the World Public Forum Dialogue of Civilizations, Germany).
2014 – present
Member of the Board of Trustees of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA).
2014 – 2017
Member of the Board of Trustees of the Faculty of Economics at Lomonosov Moscow State University.
2014 – present
Founder and Chairman of the Expert Council of the SKOLKOVO Wealth Transformation Center.
2013 – present
Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the SKOLKOVO Institute for Emerging Market Studies.
2013 – present
Co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Scholae Mundi Foundation CIO
2011 – present
Co-founder, Chairman of the Board of Founders, member of the Board of Governors of “Dilijan International School of Armenia” Foundation (its key project is UWC Dilijan College).
2011 – 2016
Member of the International Advisory Council for Global Leadership Studies at International Christian University (Japan).
2009 – present
Co-founder, Board member at Charity Foundation Scholae Mundi Russia.
2009 – present
Member of the International Advisory Council at Fundação Dom Cabral business school, Brazil.
2008–2013
Member of the International Advisory Council of the GuangHua School of Management (China).
2006 – present
Initiator and founding partner of Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO, member of the Board of Directors. Since 2013 – deputy chairman of the International Advisory Board. 2013–2017 – Chairman of the Committee for International Activities, Brand and Fundraising. 2006–2011 – president of Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO.
2006–2008
Member of the Advisory Council on Education under the President of South Korea.
2005–2008
Board member of the International Baccalaureate Organisation (Switzerland).
2000–2016
Member of the Board of Trustees for the Endowment Fund of the New Economic School; 2008-2009 – member of the Fund Advisory Council.

Books and Magazines

2016 – present
Chairman of the judging panel of the PwC Business Book of the Year in Russia Award.
2012 – present
Chairman of the Editorial Board of BRICS Business Magazine
2005
Co-founder of the magazine Yerevan, Russia’s first modern glossy magazine about the world of Armenians and about Armenians in the world.
2003–2013
Member of the Board of Trustees of Russia in Global Affairs magazine.

Health and longevity initiatives

2018 – present
Initiator and Co-founder of Dilijan Anti-Aging Wellness Center in partnership with Chaum Life Center (South Korea).
2019 – present
Co-founder of Innova Cosmetics established in partnership with Chaum.
2018 – present
Member of the Board of Trustees of the Applied Research Centre for Interventional Cardioangiology (Moscow).
2015 – present
Member of the Public Council of the Moscow Healthcare Department State Budgetary Healthcare Institution of the Health Center of Science and Practice of Cardiovascular Intervention.

Environmental initiatives

2019 – present
Founder of Climate Uturn platform (Armenia) focused on creation and preservation of green areas, waste prevention, energy saving, environmental standards development, research and outreach in the sphere of ecology.

Preservation of spiritual and cultural heritage

2014 – present
Founder, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of “Revival of Oriental Historical Heritage” Charity Foundation (Armenia).
2012 – present
Co-founder of the St. Gevorg Church Reconstruction Fund (Georgia).
2008 – present
Founder, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Tatev Revival Foundation (Armenia).

Charity, philanthropy and social entrepreneurship

2020 ؘ– present
Member of the Advisory Board of Brazzaville Foundation (the United Kingdom), an independent, non-profit organization that develops initiatives to address key economic and environmental problems and to promote sustainable development and peaceful cooperation. The Royal Patron of the foundation is HRH Michael of Kent.
2018 – present
Member of the Advisory Board of Impact46, an international social impact accelerator based in Thailand.
2018 – present
Member of the Co-Impact Community (the United Kingdom) which connects philanthropists and social change leaders from around the world who share a vision of driving change at scale.
2018 – present
Member of the Advisory Board at Global Perspectives Initiative, Non-profit Entrepreneurial Company (GPI, Germany) which brings together stakeholders from politics, business, media and civil society to discuss and jointly develop new approaches to a sustainable and balanced global development.
2017 – present
Chairman of the Board of Trustees of IDeA Europe Foundation (Belgium).
2015 – present
Co-founder, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the 100 Lives Foundation (Switzerland) which represents the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative.
2015 – present
Co-founder, Member of the Board of Trustees of the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative Foundation, Inc. (USA).
2015–2017
Strategic Advisor, member of the Advisory Board of Not On Our Watch (USA), a nongovernmental, international relief and humanitarian aid organization established by Don Cheadle, George Clooney, Matt Damon, Brad Pitt, et al.
2008–2011, 2014 – 2015
Board member at Dmitry Zimin’s Dynasty Foundation.
2008–2013
Partner at ARGA Foundation.
2007 – present
Co-founder of RVVZ Family Foundation.

Patronage

2018 – present
Board member at the Specialized Endowment Foundation “Expanding Space”. Working with local communities, the Foundation promotes its exhibition, publishing, performative and learning programs. One of its projects is GES-2, a historic power station which is being transformed into a new major art complex.
2014 – present
Founder, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of “To Armenia with Arts” Charity Foundation (Armenia).
2006 – present
Co-founder, Board member at the Foundation for support of creative and innovative projects “Bosco di Ciliegi”.
2006–2012
Member of the Board of Trustees of the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts.
2001–2003
Member of the Board of Trustees of the U.S.-Russian Orchestra of Young Performers.
1996–2006
Member of the Board of Trustees of the Russian National Orchestra.

Development of Armenia

2016 – 2018
Member of the Central Board of Directors of the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU).
2016 – present
Member of the Board of Trustees of Aznavour Foundation.
2015 – present
Founder, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Dilijan Development Foundation (Armenia).
2014 – present
Co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Charitable Foundation Initiatives for Development of Armenia (IDeA).
2008 – 2017
Member of the Supreme Spiritual Council of the Armenian Apostolic Church.
2007– 2014
Member of the Board of Trustees of the National Competitiveness Foundation of Armenia.