Born June 16, 1958 in Orsk, Orenburg Region.
1980: Graduated from Kirov Urals Polytechnic Institute with a degree in Heat Power Engineering.
1980-1988: Foreman, construction site supervisor, deputy chief engineer at the Energospetsmontazh trust's Assembly and Construction Administration No.1.
1987: Assisted in relief efforts following the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant disaster.
1988-1992: Chief engineer at the Assembly and Construction Administration
No. 90 during the construction of the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant.
1992-1998: Deputy general director, MSU-90, the Leningrad Nuclear Power Plant.
1999-2003: Chairman of the board of directors at Concern Titan-2.
2003-2010: a member of the Russian Federal Assembly's Federation Council – a representative of the Leningrad Region's Legislative Assembly.
2010: Head of the Russian Defence Ministry's Billeting, Facilities and Installation Service – Deputy Defence Minister.
2010-2011: Deputy Defence Minister.
April 22, 2011: Director of the Federal Agency for Special Construction.
1997: The Order of Courage (for courage and dedication during the relief efforts following the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant disaster).
Honoured Builder of Russia.
Married, with a daughter.