Born on July 4, 1948.
1973 – graduated with honors from the Voronezh State Institute of Civil Engineering and in 1987 – from the Voronezh Polytechnic Institute, Aircraft Engineering Faculty.
1967 – embarked upon his career at the Aircraft Plant in Voronezh where he climbed the ladder from a workshop based Turner to a Deputy Director.
1994 – established the Financial & Industrial Company KOSMOS-NEFT-GAS.
1999 - 2004 – Director General at the “VoronezhOblGaz” gas distribution company.
2004 – present day – President at the Financial & Industrial Company KOSMOS-NEFT-GAS.
2001 – government award for development of industrial gas production equipment.
2002 – passed Ph.D. defense.
2003 – got awarded with the title of “Honorable Employee of Fuel and Energy Complex” and Kosberg medal of Merit for the National Cosmonautics.
Since 2004 – member of the Russian Academy of Cosmonautics named after K.E. Tsiolkovsky, member of the International Academy of Ecology, Man and Nature Protection Sciences.
Since 2007 – full member of the Russian Academy of Technical Sciences.
2008 – conferred by governor’s order with a decoration on the distinguished service for Voronezh region.
2013 – recognized with a local government’s badge of honor “Gratitude From the Land of Voronezh”.
2014 – awarded by RF Presidential Decree with a Second Class Medal of the Order of Merit for the Motherland.
Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office of the Russian Federation, Presidential Press Secretary