Team

  • Yaroslav Lissovolik
    Manging Director for Research - Chief Economist, Eurasian Development Bank

    Yaroslav Lissovolik joined the Eurasian Development Bank as its Chief Economist in 2015. On 16 January 2018, was promoted to Managing Director (Research) – Chief Economist. He is now in charge of supervising the Chief Economist Group, the Centre for Integration Studies and the Strategic and Industrial Research Department.

    He worked at the International Monetary Fund in Washington in 2001-2004, where he was Advisor to the Executive Director for the Russian Federation.

    Then, in 2004, Yaroslav joined Deutsche Bank as Chief Economist for Russia. He was promoted to Head of Research in Russia in 2009, and became a member of the Deutsche Bank Russia Management Board in 2011.

    Yaroslav earned a BA in Economics from Harvard University, an MA in International Economic Relations from Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), and an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics. He also holds a PhD in Economics and is a professor in the Department of World Economy at the Diplomatic Academy.

    Yaroslav is a member of the Scientific and Methodological Council of the Federal State Statistics Service, a member of the Council on Foreign and Defense policy, and a member of the Bretton Woods Committee.

    He became a member of the Expert Council of the Russian government in 2012, as well as of the Working Group on macroeconomic policy of the Presidential Economic Council. Yaroslav became the Program Director of the Valdai International Discussion Club in 2016.

    He has published books on Russia's entry to the WTO and on Russia's integration into the world economy, as well as numerous articles and papers on economic and policy issues.

    Tel.: +7 (495) 258 27 60 (ext. 2750)


  • Aleksei Kuznetsov
    Senior economist, Eurasian Development Bank

    Aleksei Kuznetsov joined the EDB Chief Economist Group in January 2016. Prior to that, he had worked since January 2014 as a Belarusian economy expert and macroeconomic modeling specialist at the EDB Centre for Integration Studies. Previously, he worked at the National Bank of Belarus in 2006 – 2014, where he was responsible for macroeconomic analysis and forecasting. Aleksei completed his postgraduate studies at the Belarusian State Economic University in Mathematical and Instrumental Methods in Economics. He has published several academic papers.

    Tel.: +7 (495) 258 27 60 (ext. 2743)


  • Aigul Berdigulova
    Economist, Eurasian Development Bank

    Aigul Berdigulova joined the EDB Chief Economist Group in May 2016. Prior to that, she worked at the National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic, where she conducted economic research in a number of areas, including the balance of payments, inflation and the monetary sector, and carried out forecasting and modeling of key macroeconomic indicators. She was the Editorial Board Secretary for the quarterly publication of the National Bank’s Balance of Payments of the Kyrgyz Republic (2006-2008 and 2010-2011). In 2012-2014, she was a member of the Editorial Board for National Bank publications including the Inflation Report of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Financial Sector Stability Report of the Kyrgyz Republic. Aigul holds a Master's Degree in International Development from the International University of Japan.

    Tel.: +996 (312) 66 04 04 (ext. 2315)