A graduate from the Belarusian State University (diploma in information and communication), he holds M.A. in Politics from the Central European University in Budapest (2005). Alexei worked extensively in the field of information, communication, advertisement, and NGO development.
Ph.D in Political and Social Science (European University Institute, Florence), Master of Research in Political and Social Science (European University Institute, Florence), MA in Sociology (Central European University, Budapest). Research interests: political economy of reforms, political economy of oil, economic regulation.