Born in 1962. Graduated from Ivan-Frankovsk Institute of Oil and Gas. In 1984-85 worked in Sutorminskneft as oil and gas output operator and specialist on underground wells repair. In 1988-92 - leading specialist in Noyabrskneftegaz production department on oil output. In 1992-97 - head of the production department on oil and gas output, chief engineer of Muravlenkovskneft . Since 1997 - head of the production department in Noyabrskneftegaz production department on oil and gas, head of oil and gas output and capital construction administration of JSC Sibneft. In the end of 1998 appointed to the post of head deputy of geology and oil&gas output department in Tumen Oil Company. In July, 1999 appointed vice-president of thisdepartment.