Holds an MBA from Australian State University and an International Economics Diploma from Moscow State University.
Worked as a managing director of Sberbank’s investment subsidiary.
2006 – 2010 – headed the department of direct investment in VTB Capital
Prior to that acted as a managing director of Sputnik Foundation (Renaissance Capitol), one of the first major direct investment funds in Russia.
President, Member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Management Committee, LUKOIL