Graduated from Tyumen Industrial Institute in 1978.
Candidate of Technical Sciences (PhD), full member of the Academy of Mining Sciences.
Honored oil specialist. Recipient of two orders and three medals.
1992–1999: Chief Engineer, General Director of TPP Kogalymneftegaz of LUKOIL-Western Siberia.
1999 - 2005: Vice-President of “LUKOIL”, General Director of LUKOIL-Western Siberia.
Since 2005 - ... First Vice-President of OAO “LUKOIL”, Refining, Marketing and Distribution.