Public Lecture: Energy Risk Management by Tatevik Margaryan (ME IESM ’11)

YEREVAN, Armenia— On April 11, the Zaven & Sonia Akian College of Science and Engineering (CSE) of the American University of Armenia (AUA) hosted Tatevik Margaryan, who delivered a lecture on Energy Risk Management (ERM). Throughout the discussion Ms. Margaryan addressed the complexity of energy markets, energy price modeling, and related risks. She also spoke about the tools and techniques used to measure and manage energy risk.

ERM helps those in the energy field to broaden their knowledge of the complex energy value chain. Moreover, it sharpens their ability to identify, analyze and manage risks, and helps them to stay ahead of emerging industry trends. ERM also introduces models for risk assessment in market, financial, operational environment, mitigation and reduction in investment appraisal projects of renewable energy (PV, Wind power etc).

Tatevik Margaryan is the Head of Financial Control Division at VTB Bank Armenia and is enrolled in VTB Group’s Executive Management Institute’s Leadership program in cooperation with St. Petersburg State University. Tatevik has ten years of financial industry work experience, including seven years in the Banking Sector (VTB, HSBC, ArdshinBank). She has implemented various projects in fields of engineering, energy, and finance. Tatevik holds a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Systems Management (IESM) from AUA with minors in Energy and Business. She is also certified in International Financial Reporting Standards by ACCA Global, UK.

Founded in 1991, the American University of Armenia (AUA) is a private, independent university located in Yerevan, Armenia and affiliated with the University of California. AUA provides a global education in Armenia and the region, offering high-quality, graduate and undergraduate studies, encouraging civic engagement, and promoting public service and democratic values.