Dzhangir Dzhangirov was born on 21 September 1981. In 2002 he graduated with honours from Lomonosov Moscow State University, Department of Mechanics and Mathematics, and in 2004 he received a Master’s Degree in the New Economic School (NES). He has been in the banking industry since 2004. In 2008 he came to Sberbank, where he went all the way from a Head of the Market Risks Department to the Senior Vice President in charge of Risks Unit. He teaches at the New Economic School and the National Research University Higher School of Economics and is the vice-president of the NES Alumni Association.