Aram works as Research Coordinator, Anti-Corruption Monitoring at Transparency International. He is a lawyer and policy analyst with a focus on anti-corruption monitoring, compliance, and public procurement.
Previously Aram coordinated ERCAS at the Hertie School of Governance and was project lead on several research projects (Horizon 2020 DIGIWHIST, EU FP7 ANTICORRP and MEDIADEM). He designed and constructed the EuroPAM, a large-scale legislation analysis effort that produces assessments of in-law efforts in the fields of conflict of interest, public procurement, financial disclosure, party financing and freedom of information that covers 35 jurisdictions.
Aram worked as Consultant for UNODC, Council of Europe, USAID, and Democracy Reporting International. His current research looks at state compliance with international anti-corruption norms with a focus on the Group of States against Corruption (GRECO).
Accountability, public integrity, anti-corruption monitoring, compliance, grand corruption, public procurement, conflict of interests, access to information, party finance, financial disclosure, whistleblowing