Born on September 2, 1960 in Novoarkhangelskaya Cossack village (Krasnodar region). Educational background:
In 1983 Anatoly Pakhomov graduated from Kuban Agricultural Institute, majoring in agricultural mechanization. In 2000 he got a PhD in Economics and in 2005 a post-doctoral degree in Engineering. In 2006 Mr. Pakhomov received the title of a full professor. Professional background: Anatoly Pakhomov started hi career in 1977 in Tikhoretsky State Farm as a tractor operator and a locksmith. Between 1981 and 1986 he was Deputy Secretary, and then Secretary of the All-Union Leninist Young Communist League Committee at Kuban Agricultural Institute.
Between August 1986 and October 1989 he was the Secretary of the Communist Party Committee at Kuban Agricultural Institute’s work-study unit.
In October 1989 Anatoly Pakhomov was elected First Secretary of Krasnodar City All-Union Leninist Young Communist League Committee. In September 1991 he Joined APEKS Interregional Commercial and Manufacturing Union a Deputy CEO and First Deputy CEO. In 1996-1997 he was employed at Kubankhlebproduct JSC as Vice President and Deputy CEO for Social Policy and Public Relations. In 1997 Anatoly Pakhomov joined Krasnodar Administration, where he worked as Director of Department for Consumer Market and Pricing and Deputy Mayor of Krasnodar. In 2001-2004 he held the position of the Head of State Trade Inspection Department for Krasnodar Region. In October 2004 Anatoly Pakhomov was appointed Head of the Department for Complex Development of Tourism and Resorts in Krasnodar Region. In October 2005 he joined Anapa Administration as Deputy Mayor for Economy, Industry, Transportation, Communications and Trade. In March 2006 Mr. Pakhomov was elected Mayor of Anapa.
In January 2009 he was appointed acting Mayor of Sochi.
Starting from May 2009 till present he is the Mayor of Sochi.
Family: Married with two children.