Mr. Soukiasyan graduated from the Civil Engineering Department of the Leninakan branch of the Yerevan Polytechnic Institute and from the Sewing Production Department in 1985. He is a civil engineer and sewing production technologist.
From 1980-1990 he was first the LCYU secretary and later CP secretary of the Railway Junction. From 1990-1992 he was the chairman of the Railway Junction Trade Union. From 1992-1999 he was the director of the Gyumri Bread Delivery Company.
From 1998-1999 he served in the NA from electoral district # 54 and he was a member of the Reforms Deputy Group.
1999-2003 was his second term as a deputy of the NA (electoral district # 64) and he was on the NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs. He was a member of the Unity Faction.
On May 25, 2003 he was reelected to the NA from electoral district # 46 and he is currently on the NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs. He is a member of both the Republican Party of Armenia Faction and party.
Mr. Soukiasyan is married and has three children.