Sergey Ignatiev

Born: 10 January 1948; Leningrad.



1975: Graduated from the Economics Faculty of the M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University (MGU).

1978: Finished a post-graduate course at the MGU Economics Faculty.

Candidate of Sciences (Economics); associate professor.

Speaks English.


Awarded the Honorary Certificate of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.

1967–1969: Served in the armed forces.

1969–1970: Adjuster of hydroelectric equipment at Gidroelektromontazh Enterprise, Leningrad.

1970–1978: Student, post-graduate student at MGU, Moscow.

1978–1988: Professor's assistant, senior lecturer at the F. Engels Leningrad Institute of Soviet Trade, Leningrad.

1988–1991: Senior lecturer, associate professor at the N.A. Voznesensky Leningrad Financial and Economic Institute, Leningrad.

1991–1992: Deputy Minister of Economics and Finance of the Russia Federation.

1992: Deputy Minister of Finance of the Russia Federation.

1992–1993: Deputy Chairman of the Bank of Russia.

1993–1996: Deputy Minister of Economics of the Russia Federation.

1996–1997: Aide on economic issues to the President of Russia.

1997–2002: First Deputy Minister of Finance of the Russia Federation.

2002–2013: Chairman of the Bank of Russia.

From March 2013: Adviser to the Governor of the Bank of Russia.

Author of more than 20 research papers; has government awards.

Member of the Bank of Russia Board of Directors (since 10 October 2018).