Born in 1957 in Vladivostok in a family of a FESCO Captain.
Admiral Nevelskoy Maritime State University, specialising in Maritime Navigation;
1979 - 1997: Cargo Officer on board the liner vessels of the Far-Eastern Shipping Company. At the Company head office he started as Manager at Chartering Department and later was upgraded to the Head of Fleet Operation Department;
1997 - 2000: Vice-President, Head of Fleet Operation Department, OAO Far-Eastern Shipping Company;
2000 - 2002: Senior Vice-President, OAO Sovcomflot;
2002 - 2007: President, OAO Far-Eastern Shipping Company;
2008 - 2009: President and CEO, FESCO Transportation Group;
Since 2009: Senior Executive Vice-President, PAO Sovcomflot.
Member of the Expert Council affiliated to the government of Russian Federation, working group "Development of Arctic and Northern Sea Route" (Экспертный совет при Правительстве РФ, рабочая группа "Развитие Арктики и Северного морского пути").
Arctic Economic Council – Vice Chairman, Member of the Executive Committee.