Born on June 1, 1962 in Moscow.
1984: Graduated from the Economics Faculty at Lomonosov Moscow State University.
1984-1997: Researcher at the Central Research Laboratory of Labour Resources of the R&D Institute of Labour and the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Employment Problems Institute.
1997-1999: Social Programmes Director, Reformugol Foundation.
1999-2001 and 2002-2008: Director, Social Policy and Human Resources Department; Deputy Director General for Human Resources and Social Policy at Mining and Metallurgical Company Norilsk Nickel.
2001: Deputy Governor for Social Issues, Taimyr (Dolgano-Nenets) Autonomous Area.
July 2008-December 2010: President of the All-Russian Inter-industry Association of Employers – National Alliance of Nickel and Precious Metals Manufacturers; Board Chairperson at the Soglasiye Insurance Company.
December 2010- May 2012:Deputy Moscow Mayor for Education and Healthcare and Member of the Moscow Government.
May 21, 2012: Appointed Deputy Prime Minister by Presidential Executive Order.