Yuri Isaev was born in Moscow on January 1, 1972. In 1994 he graduated from Moscow Aviation Institute, School of Economics. He holds a PhD in economics.
In 1992 he joined Russian Credit Bank as economic analyst, where he held various positions, including head of division, Deputy Chairman of the Board, First Deputy Chairman of the Board and President, Chairman of the Board.
2001: President and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Impeksbank.
2002 – 2004: Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade.
2004: Advisor to the First Deputy Head of Federal Security Service; Deputy CEO, Rusal.
2005: Chairman of the Board, Russian Development Bank
2007: First Deputy Chairman, Social State Association "All-Russian sports society" Dynamo"
2008-2013: Deputy of the State Duma, V and VI convocation; Deputy Head of Financial Market Committee.