Born 07 July 1965 in Veliky Novgorod.
Graduated from Admiral Makarov State Maritime Academy, majoring in Maritime Navigation.
Started the career as a second-class sailor on the Suntar fishing vessel of the Northeast Naval Fleet Administration (SVUMF) in Tiksi.
Rose in the ranks from the fourth to the second mate on the ships of the Baltic Shipping Company and the Unicom Company (Cyprus).
Received training at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration majoring in Economics and Company Management, Economic and Public Finance Management, the Durham University Business School, Great Britain, the Maastricht School of Management, Netherlands, the Columbia University Business School, USA.
1996–2008 – worked in the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation, where he supervised budgetary expenditures for investments, construction, federal funds and the banking system, and then he was responsible for the units of transport, communications, informatics and road industry.
From January to July 2008 – Deputy Director General – Head of the Internal Control and Corporate Risk Management Unit of Sovcomflot
2008–2009 – First Vice President of OAO United Shipbuilding Corporation
2009–2012 – Deputy Director General – Head of the Internal Audit Unit of OAO Sovcomflot
Since 2012 – president of PAO Novoship, the largest Russian shipping company on the Black Sea.
In August 2018 was appointed Deputy Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation – Head of the Federal Agency for Maritime and River Transport.