Denis Kravchenko, born April 17, 1976 in Volgograd into a family of engineers.
1999: graduated from St Petersburg State Polytechnical University
2005: postgraduate degree in economics from the same university.
2002: joined government service with the central office of the State Duma, the lower house of the Russian parliament. Held a number of major administrative posts in the United Russia party's parliamentary faction; headed the public relations department of the State Duma's central office.
2002–2003: pro-bono adviser to Russian Interior Minister Boris Gryzlov.
2007: deputy head, State Committee for Youth Affairs, subsequently transformed into the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs.
From 2011: government service at the regional level as a Deputy Governor of Pskov Region, supervised the regional representative office of the Russian government.
March 2014: Deputy General Director, United Rocket and Space Corporation (URSC).
February 2016: promoted to his current position of Senior Deputy General Director and State Secretary at the URSC.
September 2016: became a member of the 7th State Duma. Currently Vice-Chairman, State Duma committee for economic policy, industry, innovative development and entrepreneurship.
Class 2 Full Counsellor of State of the Russian Federation.
Card-carrying member of United Russia since 2003.
Since 2014: member of the Expert Council under the Russian government and of administrative bodies at several Russian defence enterprises.
Incumbent chairman of the Youth Council of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.
Holds a number of government and ministerial awards, including a presidential commendation (2007).
In 2016, the Russian dailies Vedomosti and Kommersant named Kravchenko among the top 50 best senior managers in Russia.
Married, with two children; lives in Moscow.