Director, Research and Forecasting Department, Bank of Russia
Almost 30-years of experience on post-Soviet economies working in the financial and public sectors, with a solid track record of successful non-consensus macroeconomic and market calls on Russia and other post-Soviet countries. Alexander has been working as a Head of Research and Forecasting Department of the Bank of Russia since September 2015. Before that he worked for HSBC Holding as a Chief Economist for Russia, CIS and the Baltics for 10 years. Between 1994 and 2005 Alexander worked in the World Bank as a senior economist specializing on macroeconomic and fiscal policy issues. Prior to that, he had held research positions in the Russian Academy of Sciences and a private consultancy firm. Alexander holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Institute of Economics of the Russian Academy of Sciences and a Diploma in Economics from LSE. He has numerous publications in Russian and international economic journals, World Bank and HSBC research series on macroeconomic and fiscal issues.