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.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
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.
In 2012 Amayla moved to Luxembourg to work on her PhD and earned her degree in civil and computational engineering in 2017. Since then, she has worked for the world market leader in carbide industry, Ceratizit, as a Segment Account Manager.
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.
Sose Tadevosyan was born in 1990 in Yerevan, Armenia. She holds a Master’s degree in Economics and is an ACCA qualified finance professional, with more than 8 years of experience in providing various audit and advisory services in one of the Big-4 consulting Firm.
Her experience includes work in different locations across Europe (Luxembourg, Czech Republic, Hungary, Russia and Armenia). Back in Armenia, Sose had some exposure in working with non-profit organizations i.e. accounting services provision.
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.
Zhanna Gevorgyan is a finance professional with 20 years’ experience in controlling and audit functions. She holds a Master’s degree in International Economics from Armenia State University of Economics and is a UK charted accountant (ACCA). Having left Armenia in 2001, Zhanna lived and worked in Belgium, France and Russia. She is fluent in Russian, English, French and Italian. In 2007 Zhanna moved to Luxembourg, where she resides currently with her family.