Born on 30 April, 1961. Graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. PhD in engineering science.
1984–1993 RSC Energia, Engineer, worked on control systems for the Mir space station and Soyuz-TM manned spacecraft.
1990–1993 Concurrently, Director General at Kosmicheskaya regata consortium.
1992–2005 Gascom JSC, Director General (in 2008, renamed into Gazprom Space Systems JSC)
1995–2000 Concurrently, RSC Energia, Deputy General Designer, Director of Automated Space Systems Programs
2005–2007 RSC Energia, President, General Designer of manned space systems, Technical Manager of flight tests of manned space systems, Chairman of the Board of General Designers for the Russian Segment of the International Space Station
2008 – Chair of the Government of the Amur Oblast
Since 2008 — General Designer, Head of the Central Design Bureau at Gazprom Space Systems, Chair of the Science and Engineering Board at Gazprom Space Systems, Head of the Industrial Space Systems department at the Tomsk State University
Distiguished Designer of the Russian Federation
Honoured employee of Gazprom PJSC
Winner of the President of the Russian Federation’s Prize for Education
Winner of the Russian Federation Government Prize for Education
Distinguished Radio Operator
Tsiolkovsky Medal by the Federal Space Agency
Acknowledgement by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation
Acknowledgement by the Minister of Telecom and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation