Sergiy Nikolaychuk graduated from the National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv with MA degree (with honour) in Economics in 2004. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv. In 2004, he started his career at the National Bank of Ukraine on the position of economist responsible for macroeconomic models development and use in forecasting. From 2008 to 2013, he served as the head of division of balance of payments analysis and forecasting, and from April 2013 to the end of 2014 as Deputy Director of General Economic Department. In January 2015, he was appointed Director of Monetary Policy and Economic Analysis Department.