Born on April 24, 1950 in the city of Gorky.
1988: graduated from the Moscow Polygraphic Institute.
1997: graduated from the Russian Academy of the Civil Service under the President of the Russian Federation.
September 1973 - May 1992: held various posts at Sovetskaya Rossiya Publishing House, from typist, head of department, main editorial board editor, advertising editor, to expert in the Marketing and Sales Department.
September 1994 - November 2003: senior specialist, consultant, advisor at the Department for Liaison with the Federal Assembly, Non-Governmental Organisations and Religious Associations in the Government Staff. .
December 2003 - May 2004: Head of Staff of the Deputy Head of the Executive Office of the President of the Russian Federation, Igor Shuvalov.
May 2004 - May 2008: Head of Staff to the Aide to the President of the Russian Federation, Igor Shuvalov.
Since May 2008: Head of the Secretariat of the first Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Igor Shuvalov.
Holder of the Medal of the Order of Service to the Fatherland, 3rd Class, Honorary Diploma of the Government Staff and the Medal In Memory of the Millennium of Kazan.