Born on 11 February, 1961 in Mikhailovka village, Primorsky region.
Education: Admiral Nevelskoy Maritime State University, degree in Navigation Engineering; World Maritime University (Sweden), degree in Shipping Company Management; Academy of the National Economy, PhD in Business Administration; Swiss Business School (Zurich), PhD in Business Administration.
1984 – 1992: Primorsk Shipping Company (Nakhodka, Russia), able seaman, deck officer, chief officer, master;
1994 – 1997: Primorsk Shipping Company, Manager at Chartering Department;
1997 – 2001: Primorsk Shipping Company, Head of Fleet Department;
2001 – 2004: Primorsk Shipping Company, Executive Vice-President;
2004 – 2005: Primorsk Shipping Company, President and CEO;
2005 – 2011: Unicom Management Services (Cyprus) Limited, Managing Director;
2005 – present: PAO Sovcomflot, Member of the Executive Board;
2011 – 2012: OAO Sovcomflot, Senior Executive Vice-President;
2012 – present: SCF Management Services (Cyprus) Ltd, Managing Director;
2016 – present: SCF Management Services (Dubai) Ltd., Member of the Board of Directors, Managing Director–Fleet Director.