External speakers

Yaroslav Lissovolik

Program Director of the Valdai International Discussion Club and a senior managing director with Sberbank

Mr Lissovolik is Program Director of the Valdai International Discussion Club and a senior managing director with Sberbank. 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. In 2015-2018 he worked as Chief economist, head of Analytical department and Board member at the Eurasian Development Bank. He holds a PhD in Economics and is a professor at the department of World Economy at the Diplomatic Academy.