Born on February 28, 1959 in Troitsk, Chelyabinsk Region.
1982: graduated from the Leningrad Electrotechnical Institute.
1982-1986: instructor, department head of the Petrogradsky District Komsomol Committee, Leningrad.
1986-1991: engineer, senior engineer, chief specialist at the Azimut Research and Production Association.
1991-1993: head of joint venture Azimut International.
1993-1994: Director General of the St Petersburg Association of Joint Ventures.
1994-1999: Head of the North-Western Regional Centre of the Federal Service for Currency and Export Control.
1999: graduated from the North-Western Academy of State Service.
September 20, 1999: appointed Head of the Federal Service for Currency and Export Control.
January 2000: appointed Head of the Administrative Directorate.