Megi is an experienced open source researcher with expertise in cross-border investigations in the former Soviet states.

Previously, Megi led the Eurasia team of a global analytics firm that specializes in sanctions-related risk. She focused on unraveling complex ownership structures, typically spanning multiple jurisdictions, as well as identifying clients’ supply chain exposure to sanctions-related issues or military end users. Megi has experience conducting deep-dive investigations into a wide array of actors and subject matters, ranging from separatist fighters to oligarchs, from disinformation to corruption, and from tech startups to some of the largest Russian conglomerates. Megi holds a master’s degree in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University and is fluent in Russian and Armenian.