Roman Kopin was born on March 5, 1974.
In 1996 he had finished Volgo-Vyatskaya Academy of government service having graduated of department of the State and municipal administration.
Since 2001 till now Roman Kopin lives and works in Chukotka.
In 2001 he was Governors adviser on economical issues.
In December 2001 he was the head of municipal administration of Chaunskiy district, and in 2003 he was the head of Bilibino municipal district.
In April 2008 he was appointed as the Vice-Governor of Chukotka Autonomous Region and at the same time he was the chief of Department of industrial and farming policy.
13 of July 2008 during the close vote of deputies of regional Duma Roman Kopin was appointed as the Governor of Chukotka Autonomous Region.
On September 8, 2013 he was elected the Governor of Chukotka Autonomous Area. On September 24 Roman Kopin took the oath and officially entered a position.
He was awarded by «Medal of honor» the decree of the President of Russian Federation
He is married and has two children, a son and a daughter.