Director, Center for Economic Research, Sberbank of Russia
Ksenia Yudaeva is the Head of the Macroeconomic Research Center of Sberbank, the largest Russian commercial bank. Prior to joining Sberbank, she worked for several Russian think tanks, including the Center for Strategic Research (the major think tank advising the Economics Ministry), Moscow Carnegie Center (Moscow arm of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace) and CEFIR.
As one of the leading Russian economists, Ms Yudaeva has numerous articles in both professional economic magazines and the press. Throughout her career, she also had numerous positions in expert groups, consulting the Russian government on economic policy. Her most recent position is a member of the expert group for updating Strategy 2020.
Ms Yudaeva has PhD from MIT, MS from NES and BA from Moscow State University.