Yuri Petrovich Zinchenko was born in Krasnodar on 23 December 1966. He is a Lomonosov Moscow State University, department of psychology graduate (1985), PhD (2003), Professor (2010), Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Education (2009), Member of the Russian Academy of Education (2014).
Currently he is the Dean of the faculty of psychology at Lomonosov Moscow State University, the president of the Russian Psychological Society. Until February 2020 President of Russian Academy of Education.
Y.P. Zinchenko supervised development of Information safety for children and adolescents concept. The goal of the Concept was children protection from harmful information content. This has been achieved by age-restricted content labels introduction. Y.P.Zinchenko has elaborated a psycho-educational assistance system, which evaluates personal, intellectual and social development of all the persons involved in the educational process, as well as it provides psychological and methodological support according to the purposes and tasks of educational process.
Y.P.Zinchenko led the Psycholodical service in Russian education system −2025 concept development, which has been approved by the Ministry of Education of Russian Federation. Implementation of the Concept will increase Russian education systems effectiveness and improve psychological safety of educational environment.