Born in 1954 in Tomsk. There graduated from the State University.
Worked at the Tomsk institute of nuclear physics. Doctor of physical-mathematical sciences.
Began his political activity in 1989 after his election USSR People`s deputy.
In 1991-93 - representative of RF President on Tomsk region, deputy of the region Soviet of State deputies.
Since 1993 - deputy of RF State Duma, since 1995 - deputy Chairman of the committee on industry, transport and power engineering.
Now is chairman of the Observation Soviet of oil and gas equipment producers.
Married, has three children.