Michael Vartanyan serves as the in-country facilitator for Armenia. He has a robust background in climate data management, and as an Information Systems Officer at the UNFCCC Secretariat he was involved with the development of CDM and JI information systems as well as leading the secretariat-wide development of activities in python programing languages. He also represented the secretariat in negotiations with national governments and was engaged in anti-crisis project management. As Founder and Managing Director at Spherical he has built and developed software for MRV, GHG inventories and international reporting regimes including data analytics and technology to support SDGs. Mr. Vartanyan advises the Ministery of Environment of the Republic of Armenia.
This position is being funded by the NDC Partnership Support Unit.