Edward Mailyan graduated from the Veterinary Department of the Agricultural Faculty of the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia in 1998. In 2001 he received his PhD degree. Edward started his poultry career as a veterinarian-microbiologist at Golitsynskaya Poultry Farm. In the years after he worked as head of the Poultry Veterinary Service of Agro-Industrial Complex Mikhailovskiy. In 2005 he started at Trouw Nutrition International as senior poultry specialist and later as Deputy Technical Director. Since 2015 he is director Live Turkey Production at Damate Group. He also contributed to the Russian editions of several books in the Poultry Signals series as a translator and editor.