Director, Centre for Science and Technology Foresight, National Research University Higher School of Economics
(PhD in Ecnomics, Associate Professor), Director of the Science and Technology Forecasting Centre, Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge, National Research University Higher School of Economics. Alexander oversees the forecasting of scientific and technological development of Russia (the Government approved the 2030 forecast in 2014) and specific sectors (including information technologies, the agro-industrial complex, environmental management, medicine, energy, advanced materials). Alexander is fully engaged in the development of foresight research methodology and practice, the development of system tools and approaches to identifying global trends, analysing the future of markets, identifying key consumer characteristics of products and services, and determining the necessary technological solutions. Author of more than 60 scientific publications on innovation, forecasting, science, technology, and innovation policy. He annually holds more than 20 foresight sessions and strategic trainings for companies, representatives of federal and regional authorities.