He was born in 1944.
Since 1975 - an employee of the British Petroleum.
1986-1987 - control manager of BP Exploration, Great Britain.
1987-1990 - control vice-president of BP Exploration, USA.
1996-1998 - financial director of BPMobil.
In January 1998 he was appointed vice-president on finances of the oil company "SIDANKO".