Marat Garaev was born in October 1973 in the Tatar Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic.
In 1998, he graduated from the Saint Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance majoring in Finance and Credit.
He has an MBA degree.
Between 1998 and 2002, he served in a number of commercial entities in Saint Petersburg.
He has been a member of Gazprom's team for 14 years.
2002–2005: Head of the Sector for Cooperation with Oil and Gas Companies at the Industrial Product Marketing Directorate of Gazprom's Department for Gas and Liquid Hydrocarbon Marketing and Processing; later Head of the Directorate.
2005–2015: Deputy Head of the Department for Gas and Liquid Hydrocarbon Marketing and Processing, Head of the Industrial Product Marketing Directorate; later First Deputy Head of the Department.
2015–2016: First Deputy Head of Department 614.
May 23, 2016 - Marat Garaev has been appointed Director General of Gazprom Pererabotka.