Director, Eurasia


Emerging markets strategy, Eurasia, Russia, Ukraine

Alexander Kliment is a director of Eurasia research, focusing on the political economy, fiscal and monetary issues, and foreign policy of Russia and other post-Soviet states. As a founding member of the Emerging Markets Strategy practice, he focuses on comparative political and social trends across emerging markets.
Prior to joining Eurasia Group, Alex worked as a journalist for The Financial Times in Washington and Sao Paulo. Earlier in his career, he worked at the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute, focusing on Russia, and at the Architectural League of New York, where he directed studies of urbanism in developing countries. He holds degrees from Columbia University and the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. Alex was born in New York and still lives there; he does an excellent impression of an NYC phone booth.