Born on January 4, 1974.
Mr. Opadchiy graduated from the Faculty of Electronics and Automation of Moscow Engineering Physics Institute as Engineer Physicist in 1997. In 1997-1999 he received two additional educations in the field of financial management: at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration and the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation.
Mr. Opadchiy worked in the non-profit partnership "Administrator of the trading system of the wholesale electricity market of the Unified Energy System" in 2002 - 2004. In 2004 he joined SO UPS as the Director for Markets Support & Development and was elected to the company's Management Board in 2011. He was appointed as the Deputy Chairman in 2012, then as the Chairman of the Management Board of SO UPS in 2021. Since April 2021 he serves as the member of the Board of Directors of the company.
Mr. Opadchiy actively participates in various activities of the most authoritative professional associations, both Russian and international. He is the member of the Supervisory Board of the Association “NP Market Council” since 2008. He represents SO UPS on the Governing and Steering Boards of GO15 (VLPGO) since 2011 and served as the GO15 President in 2019.
He was elected as the Chairman of the Executive Committee of the CIS Electric Power Council and also as the member of the Supervisory Board of the Digital Energy Association in June 2021.
Mr. Opadchiy is honoured with numerous ministerial, industry and corporate awards.