Born in 1964 in Khabarovsk.
Education: Odessa Institute of Marine Engineers; University of London, Master of Science degree in Financial Management.
At the beginning of his career he worked as an engineer on board the vessels of the Amur River Shipping Company, then in the Sakhalin Shipping Company.
1993 - 2003: Deputy Chief Engineer of OAO Sovcomflot, responsible for the fleet technical management. Subsequently he worked as the Deputy Head of Department – Fleet Supplies and Repairs, Unicom Management Services Ltd. Cyprus (technical manager of Sovcomflot fleet);
2003 - 2006: OAO Volga-Baltic Shipping Company, Technical Director;
2006 - 2008: Volga-Baltic Shipping Company, General Director;
2008 - 2009: OAO Novoship, Vice President (Fleet Operations);
2009 - 2012: OAO Novoship, President;
Since 2012: PAO Sovcomflot, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating / Chief Technical Officer.