Dmitry Y. Golovanov was born in 1971 in Moscow. In 1996 he graduated from the State Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation (Finance and Credit specialty).In 1988 1994 he workedin the Main Territorial Department of the Bank of Russia in the Moscow Oblast.
In 1994 1998 D.Golovanov worked in Unicombank where he rose from senior economist to head of lending and investment department. In 1998 he was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Board of CB Respublikansky Bank. Since December 1999 he was acting director of the Russian Bank for Development and in August 2000 he was appointed member of the board and First Deputy Chairman of the Board (since April 2011 SME Bank). From June 2014 till June 2016 Chairman of the Board ROSEXIMBANK.
From July 18, 2016 Dmitry Golovanov entered upon his duties as SME Banks CEO. The decision on his appointment was made by the Supervisory Board of the Bank on June 28, 2016.