Alexander Polonsky

Director, Banking Supervision Support Department, Bank of Russia

Born in 1959 in Moscow

Professional Experience

1981–1991 – Economist, Junior Research Associate, Senior Research Associate, Division Manager of the All-Union Scientific Research Institute of the Study of Demand for Consumer Goods and Trade Terms (VNIIKS) of the USSR Ministry of Trade.
1991–1994 – Senior Research Associate of the Institute for National Economic Forecasts of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
1994–1996 – Deputy Head of the Macroeconomic Policy Department of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation.
1996–2013 – Deputy Director of the Consolidated Economic Department – Head of the Monetary Regulation Department, Deputy Director of the Consolidated Economic Department of the Bank of Russia.
2013–2018 – Deputy Director of the Monetary Policy Department of the Bank of Russia.
Since 29 October 2018 – Director of the Supervisory Department of the Bank of Russia.

Education

1981 – graduated with honours from the Plekhanov Moscow Institute of National Economy, specializing in Economic Cybernetics.
1988 – Candidate of Economic Sciences.