Aleksey A. Berdihin was born 28 May 1972 in Lipetsk In 1995 graduated from Faculty of Physics, Moscow State University. In 1996 graduated from Higher School of Economics. From 1995 to 2001 was employed in different industries and dealt with financial consulting and investments. In April 2001 was appointed Deputy Head of Financial Planning and Principal Office and Local Office Performance Analysis at Rosgosstrakh. Later was appointed Head of Central Financial Directorate. From April 2002 to August 2015 was employed in SOGAZ as Head of Planning and Budget Administration, Head of Analysis and Planning Administration, and Head of Risk-Management and Actuarial Computations Administration. Since December 2015 – Head of financial institutions ranking group ACRA (Analytical Credit Rating Agency) Has Chartered Financial Analyst qualification, member of CFA Association (Russia). Included in the Bank of Russia chief actuary list.