Smbat Ayvazyan was born on March 10, 1959 in Yerevan.
Mr. Ayvazyan received his degree in economics from the Yerevan Institute of National Economy in 1980.
1980-1982 he served in the Soviet Army. From 1982-1988 he worked as an economist in various companies of the RA. In 1991 he was appointed prosecutor in the Shahoumyan region of the Republic of Mountainous Karabagh. In 1992 he worked as a first commandant in Kashatagh, an emergency commandant in the RA region of Karmir, a member of the operations staff and coordinator of military affairs in the Sevan basin, and headed the Tigran Mets militia organization. From 1994-1998 he was the director of the Sapphire factory. In 1998 he headed the Tax Inspectorate of Armenia and from 1999-2000 he was the Minister of Public Procurement.
From 1990-1995 he served as a deputy of the Supreme Council (electoral district # 52) where he worked on the Supreme Council Standing Committee on Defense and the Interior.
1995-1999 was his first term as a deputy in the NA (electoral district # 89) where he was a member of the Republic Faction and the Yerkrapah Deputy Group, which he later headed.
On May 25, 2003 he was elected as a deputy to the NA from the electoral district # 10 and is a member of the RA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs. He is not a member of any factions or deputy groups.He is a member of the political board of the Republic Party.
Mr. Ayvazyan is married and has three children.