Born in 1954 in Almetievsk, Tatarstan.
Graduated from the I.M. Gubkin Moscow Institute of the Petrochemical and Gas Industry in 1977.
Distinguished Oil and Gas Specialist of the Russian Federation. Recipient of four orders and five medals.
Three times winner of the RF Government Prize in Science and Engineering.
1988–1993: Chief Engineer, Deputy General Director, General Director of PO Langepasneftegaz.
Elected to the LUKOIL Board of Directors since 1993
1993–1994: Vice-President of OAO “LUKOIL”.
1994-2006: First Vice-President of OAO “LUKOIL”, Exploration and Production.
Since 2006: First Executive Vice-President of OAO “LUKOIL”, Exploration and Production.
Member of the Board of Directors of PJSC "LUKOIL"
Member of the Management Committee of PJSC "LUKOIL"
Member of the Strategy and Investment Committee of the Board of Directors of PJSC “LUKOIL”
Married, has a son and a daughter.