Born on September 29, 1968 in Leningrad (now St Petersburg)
1987–1989: Conscripted to the armed forces.
1991: Graduated with honours from the Economics Department of St Petersburg State University.
1991–1993: Lecturer at the Economics Department, St Petersburg State University.
1992–1999: Director General of Rossiya.
1999–2004: Director General of Corporation S.
2004–2009: Chairman of the Committee for Investment and Strategic Projects for the city of St Petersburg.
2009: Member of the St Petersburg Government; Chairman of the Committee for Economic Development, Industrial Policy and Trade.
2009– May 2012: Director of the Government Department of Industry and Infrastructure.
May 21, 2012: Appointed Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation by Presidential Executive Order.
Married, with three sons.