Senior Economist – Russia and CIS, IHS Markit
Ms. Lilit Gevorgyan is the Russia and CIS senior economist at IHS
She is responsible for analyzing the political, security, economic
and business environment of Russia and the former Soviet republics.
She has lived and worked in Armenia, Russia, the Ukraine and US. As
a regular contributor to major media outlets, including frequent
guest appearances on BBC Radio Four's Today Show and newscasts, she
participates in broadcasts by CNN, CNBC and Al Jazeera, among
others. She has been quoted in numerous print and online
publications. Prior to joining IHS, now IHS Markit, in 2009, Ms.
Gevorgyan had gained knowledge of the Commonwealth of Independent
States (CIS) risk environment during her time at the Eurasia House
at Cambridge University, the International Institute for Strategic
Studies, LSE Enterprise and the United Nations. Earlier in her
career, she worked for the ministries of foreign affairs and
economy in Armenia and she was press relations officer at the
Armenian Diplomatic Mission in London. She completed a Diploma from
NATO Defense College in Rome, Italy, gaining a focus on conflict
resolution. Ms. Gevorgyan's university degrees include a Bachelor
of Arts and a Master of Arts in Political Science from Yerevan
State University, Armenia, as well as a Master of Science in
International Relations and Political Economy from the London
School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK.