Born 17 October, 1970 in Kazan.
1993: Graduated from the international relations faculty of the Russian Foreign Ministry's Moscow State Institute of International Relations.
1993-1999: Worked for the Russian Foreign Ministry and Russian Embassy in the Sultanate of Oman (Muscat).
1999-2002: Second Secretary, First Secretary of the Russian Foreign Ministry.
2002-2008: First Secretary, Counsellor, Senior Counsellor of the Russian Embassy in the United States (Washington).
2008-2012: Deputy Director of the Russian government's Department for International Cooperation.
February 2, 2012: Appointed Director of the Russian government's Department for International Cooperation.
Married, with daughter.