Former Russian Deputy Minister of Finance and First Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Russia
Dr. Aleksashenko is an independent consultant, a member of the Board of Directors at Free Russia Foundation and a co-founder of Boris Nemtsov Foundation for Freedom.
In 2014 he relocated to Washington DC and from 2015 to 2019 was a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. His primary areas of research are Russian economic policy, transformation of Ukraine , and international monetary system.
Prior to his relocation to the US, Dr. Aleksashenko was a Director of macroeconomic research at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, and before that he spent ten years in Russian and international private business, keeping executive positions and being Member of the Boards of directors in the biggest Russian banks and companies.
Dr.Aleksashenko graduated from Moscow Lomonosov State University in 1986 and spent four years at the Central Economic-Mathematical Institute, USSR Academy of Sciences where he earned his Ph.D.