Nikolay graduated from RUDN University with a degree in Philology and Translation from Spanish and English languages and from the Moscow State Institute of International Business under the All-Russian Academy of Foreign Trade with a degree in International Business Economics as well. Before Promsvyazbank, he worked as an analyst, economist, and as head of analytical departments at leading Russian banks such as: Investment Bank Trust, MDM Bank, VTB and Sberbank.   He started his career in the banking industry in 1996. He is specialized in research in economics, currency and money markets. In 2012, Nikolay Kashcheev received one out of three nominations in the category “Best Analyst in Macroeconomics” according to Cbonds. In 2013, he was appointed to the post of analytical department head in Promsvyazbank.