Igor Nikolaev
Partner, Director of the FBK Strategic Analysis Institute
T: +7 495 737-53-53
Professor at the Higher School of Economics. In 2006, he was awarded the insignia of excellence “For Services in Strengthening Cooperation with the Audit Chamber of the Russian Federation” and his great contribution to the development of the system of government financial control.

Also awarded the Diploma of the Eurasia International Development Fund in the special category For Unique Economic Research on Russia’s Potential in 2009. He has published more than 350 papers on economic topics in scientific and business publications. A number of books have appeared under his editorship, including such books as How much Does Russia Cost in 2004 and Strategic Analysis. Collected Reports from FBK in 2006.

Has extensive experience in strategic consulting (macroeconomics, budget and investment policies, structural reforms) and teaching. He has been a lecturer at the Higher School of Economics since 1997.
He was awarded the Medal by the Russian Risk Management Society "For personal contribution to the development of risk management in Russia" (2013).
At FBK, Igor Nikolaev heads our strategic and macroeconomic analysis and leads our research activities in these areas.
Work experience
  • 2000 / present – FBK, LLC, Director of the Strategic Analysis Institute.
  • 1998 / 2000 - Russian Ministry of Railways. Deputy Head, Department of Economics.
  • 1997 / 1998 - Office of the Government of the Russian Federation. Adviser.
  • 1992 / 1996 - Russian Ministry of Science. Head of Department for Analysis, Forecasting and Priorities of Scientific and Technological Development, Deputy Head of the Directorate for Economic and Legal Regulation of Scientific and Technical Progress.
  • 1990 / 1992 Russia’s State Committee for Science and Higher Education. Head of Economics and Methodology Department.
  • 1986 / 1990 - Moscow State University. Economics Faculty, Department of Industrial Economics, Researcher.
  • 1996 – Doctor of Economics
  • 1984 - Faculty of Economics, Moscow State University, Lecturer in Political Economy, Economist
Professional associations
  • A member of the Commission on Health Industry of Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs
Foreign languages
Fluent English
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