SOAR - Luxembourg Chapter

SOAR-Luxembourg joined the SOAR family in July 2014. Luxembourg is a landlocked country in Western Europe. Bordered by Belgium to the west and north, Germany to the east, and France to the south, Luxembourg comprises two principal regions: the Oesling in the north as part of the Ardennes massif, and the Gutland (“good country”) in the south. Luxembourg has a population of approximately 525,000 and an area of 2,586 square kilometers (998 square miles), making it one of the smallest sovereign nations in Europe. There is a small but growing Armenian population in Luxembourg.


Amalya Khurshudyan

Amalya Khurshudyan was born in 1988 in Yerevan Armenia. She holds a Bachelor in Mechanics and Pedogogics and a Master of Science in Mechanics and Mathematics from Yerevan State University. In parallel with her Master study, she worked as an aerospace engineer at the Armenian branch of Russian engineering company, ProgressTech, in cooperation with the Russian company GSS- Civil aircrafts of Sukhoi. Amalya is currently working on her MBA at Luxembourg School of Business.

In 2012 Amayla moved to Luxembourg to work on her PhD  and earned her degree in civil and computational engineering in 2017. She currently works as the Branch Manager – Business Development Director at Mesolt Inspect Sarl, the Luxembourgish branch of Mesolt Engineering.

In October  of 2020 Amayla was granted Luxembourgish citizenship. She speaks seven languages: Armenain, Russian, Ukrainian, English, German, French, and Luxembourgish. Amayla is married and has a  5-year-old son.

Ani Babayan

Ani is a financial auditor at EY Luxembourg. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Theory of Economics and a Master’s degree in Accounting and Audit from Yerevan State University (Yerevan, Armenia) and a Master’s degree in Enterprise Engineering from University of Bordeaux (Bordeaux, France).

In 2017,  she left Armenia to pursue her second master in France. After having graduated from the University,  she moved to Luxembourg to work in the international and multicultural society.

Ani is fluent in Armenian and English, and also speaks French and Russian.