MBA (American University of Armenia)

Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting (Adv Dip MA) - The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants - CIMA, (UK)

Certificate in Management Consulting Essentials (CMCE) - Institute of Consulting (UK) 

MS - Mechanical Engineering and Material Science (State Engineering University of Armenia)

Project Experience

Samvel Bareyan has been working in the field of economic research, business development and advisory services in the private sector since 1994. Before establishing SAMS Consulting CJSC in July 2009, for the last ten years he has worked with KPMG where he coordinated a number of projects related to risk and financial advisory, management consulting and information technology. These included:

- Various banks – advisory assistance in the development of new organizational structure, definition of rules and responsibilities of key positions, forecasting and budgeting process, advisory assistance in developing a one-window teller system

- Advising the Government of Armenia on privatization of a Bank, including Diagnostic Study, Information Memorandum preparation, coordination of international tender and valuation of Bank’s business

- Providing a wide range of organizational restructuring advice, preparation of financial management system improvement plan, preparation of billing and collection system improvement plan, accounting policies and procedures improvement, system hardware and software procurement and installation, billing and collection system improvement advisory services related to a nationwide water utility company

- Advising in the development of methodology and needs assessment reviews and preparation of work-plans for the purpose of improving strategic, business, financial, information and human resources management in a number of media companies

- Strengthening of corporate governance of state owned public utility companies, development of the corporate governance concept, regulating documents, procedures and manuals

- Due Diligence assistance on a major PPP transaction: concluding a 30 year concession agreement to operate an international airport

- Development of methodology for monitoring of the Enterprise Incubator Project’s performance indicators

- Business planning, feasibility studies and business valuations - various companies in the telecommunications sector, cable manufacturing, real estate development, energy generation and industrial products manufacturing

Regional experience

Countries of work experience included Armenia, Georgia, USA, Russia and Kazakhstan

Sector experience

Financial Services, Transport, Energy and Natural Resources, Telecommunication, Industrial Enterprises, Real Estate