Head of the Program
David Tavadian is a specialist in data analysis and has  over 18 years experience in the financial industry working in institutions such as BCA Research Group, Credit Agricole, Citi and Commerzbank.
David has lived and worked in Canada, UK, Russia and in the UAE. He held the positions of Research Analyst / Strategist in BCA Research Group, Global Strategist in IDEA Global, Global Strategist – GFI Prop Trading Desk, then Global Head of Emerging Markets – FIC & Corporate Finance in Commerzbank, Director, Head of Derivatives Sales in Credit Agricole and Citigroup․ He has been the Founding Partner in Global Investment Strategy Institute in Montreal (2016-2017), and since 2017 is the Managing Partner in MEDKON Medical Group in Moscow.
David graduated from L’École des Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC) de Montréal with a B.A. and an M.Sc. and is a CFA Charterholder. He has also studied Executive Management & Leadership in Saïd Business School of Oxford University.
David fluently writes and speaks English, French, Russian and Armenian.
 
Courses
  • Fixed Income Markets, Central Banks and Banks
  • Global Macroeconomic Imbalances & FX Markets
  • Internship in Investment Strategy & Asset Allocation
News
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Prof. Peter Kosta Became Honorary Professor of Russian-Armenian University
0410/19
Prof. Kosta has been recognized for his valuable contribution to biolinguistics, the scientific input and promotion of Slavic Studies, as well as fruitful cooperation with RAU.
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    [block_title] => XIII Annual Research Conference
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XIII Annual Research Conference
0412/18
During the five working days, postgraduate students, research and academic staff will present 335 research reports in various research areas.
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Startup Kamurj Designed by RAU Students Won in the Semi-final of the International Competition “Eurasian Digital Platforms”
1210/18
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RAU Students Presented the Best Written Submission at Mock Arbitration Competition
0404/19
The Mock Arbitration Competition had two rounds – oral and written, and gathered 9 teams from leading Armenian universities.
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RAU Hosted International School on Optics and Photonics ISOP 2019
0807/19
Associate Prof. D. Hayrapetyan mentioned that the summer school aimed at giving not only professional knowledge in physics, but also at helping the students enhance soft skills.
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Anna Astvatsaturian Turcotte and the Power of Personal Story
1311/17
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