Born 18 December 1971 in Krivoy Rog, Ukraine.
In 1993, graduated from the Academy of Physical Education and Sports of the the Belorussian State University of Physical Culture with the diploma of Sport Instructor and Chess Coach.
In 1996, together with his partners Konstantin Nikolaev and Nikita Mishin founded Severstaltrans, of which was Member of the Board of Directors and CEO since foundation.
Andrey Filatov’s main asset is Tuloma investment company.
Не is also a co-owner of the Global Ports company listed at the London Stock Exchange, the railway companies Globaltrans and Transoil Ltd.
In October 2015, Filatov announced consolidation into Tuloma Investment Company, which specializes in investing in Russian companies and shares, of his personal assets (other than Global Ports, Transoil and Globaltrans).
Tuloma’s investment portfolio includes stakes in Coal Mining Investments Ltd., Fabrikant, Pskovneft-Terminal, real estate development projects of Volgo-Okskaya Investment Company (VOIC), Pushkin, StroyEngineering Development, as well as shares in FosAgro, Novatek, MegaFon, LukOil, Surgutneftegas and Norilsk Nickel.
In 2012, Forbes World Listing estimated Filatov’s wealth at $1.3 billion (ranked 960th globally)
Filatov was the initiator and sponsor of the World Chess Championship 2012 held in Moscow in 2012
On 1 February 2014 at the 22nd congress of the Russian Chess Federation Andrey Filatov was elected President of the Russian Chess Federation
He is married with 5 kids.