Chief economist with the Eurasian Development Bank, Programme Director of the Valdai Discussion Club.
Yaroslav Lissovolik joined the Eurasian Development Bank as its Chief Economist in 2015, with responsibilities covering macroeconomic analysis and forecasts as well as macroeconomic research. In 2001-2004 he worked in the International Monetary Fund, where he was Advisor to the Executive Director for the Russian Federation in Washington. In 2004 Yaroslav Lissovolik joined Deutsche Bank as Chief Economist; in 2009 he became Head of Company Research in Russia and in 2011- a member of the Management Board of Deutsche Bank in Russia.
Yaroslav Lissovolik earned a BA in Economics from Harvard University; an MA in International Economic Relations from Moscow State Institute of International Relations; an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics, holds a PhD in Economics and is a professor at the department of World Economy at the Diplomatic Academy.
Yaroslav Lissovolik is a member of the Council on foreign and defense policy and a member of the Bretton Woods Committee.
In 2012 Yaroslav Lissovolik became a member of the Expert Council of the Russian government as well as the Working group on macroeconomic policy of the Presidential Economic Council.
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.