Armine Margaryan served as the Advisor to the Secretary of the Security Council of Armenia and later as the Chief of Staff. She was an expert in the Department of Arms Control and International Security and Desk Officer for the CIS in Armenia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Ms Margaryan graduated from the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. She holds a master's degree in international relations from Hrachia Acharian University (Armenia). She is a co-author of The Green Paper on the Reforms in the Armed Forces of Armenia, as well as Limitations of the Security System of the Republic of Armenia and the Possibilities of Overcoming them. As a political military expert, Ms Margaryan frequently provides thematic interviews, publishes articles, and delivers lectures.