Born April 29, 1967 in Norilsk, Krasnoyarsk Territory.
1990: Graduated from Leningrad State University with a degree in journalism.
1984-1988: Correspondent for Svetlana weekly magazine, Leningrad.
1988-1993: Freelance correspondent, staff correspondent, commentator, Smena newspaper.
1993-1994: Commentator, department editor, Nevskoye Vremya newspaper.
1994-1998: Department editor, deputy chief editor, Nevskoye Vremya newspaper.
1998-1999: General Director, New Regional Press, St Petersburg.
1999-2001: Director, General Director, Regional Press, St Petersburg.
2001-2002: Deputy Head of Department, Gazprom.
2002-2006: General Director, Regional Press, St Petersburg.
2006-2008: Speechwriter for to First Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
2008-2009: Speechwriter for the President of the Russian Federation.
2009-2012: Head of the Presidential Speech Writing Directorate.
May 22, 2012: Appointed Director of the Prime Minister's Speech Writing Department.