S. V. was born on July the 4th, 1957 in Morozovo village, Promishlenovskij district, Kemerovo region. In 1986 he graduated from Tomsk Polytechnic Institute on mechanical engineer specialty. Then, in 2006, he graduated from Tomsk Polytechnic University, the Law Faculty.
S.V. began his working career in 1976 at Yurga Mashine-building Plant (YMBP) as a milling mashine operator, then he worked as a construction metal worker, then as a planning engineer. From 1982 till 1990 S.V. served at Military representative office of Ministry of Defence. He returned to YMBP in April 1990 and worked as a head of foreign trade company bureau of Industrial Group (IG) «YMBP», associate director of foreign trade company of IG «YMBP», head of production and technical department, deputy manager of foreign trade department.
Since April 1997 till November 1998 S.V. has been working as deputy chief the Chair of Municipal Property Management Committee. Since November 1998 he has been a head of the Department № 8 of Agency of Justice for Real Estate Property Rights.
Since December 2011 until now S.V. Popov is a Mayor of town Yurga. In 2015 he studied at Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO.
S.V. is married and has children. He is fond of fishing and spear fishing, goes in for sports, speaks several foreign languages.
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Tinkoff Bank