Born on March 21, 1970 in Leningrad.
In 1992 he graduated from the Department of Law of St. Petersburg State University; in 1995 he completed the postgraduate training program at the faculty of international law of the Department of Law of St. Petersburg State University, majoring in private international law.
From 1992 to 1996 he was lecturer, then senior lecturer at the North-West Presidential Academy of Public Administration.
Since 1996 he has been Director of the North-West Regional Branch of the Russian Association of Travel Agencies.
In 1997 he was elected as Vice-President of the Russian Association of Tourist Agencies (RATA).
From 1997 to 1998 he was Public Counselor of the Chairman of the Committee for Matters Concerning Youth, Physical Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Government of Leningrad Region.
In 1998 he was elected as the Chairman of RATA Regional Council (in 2001 it was renamed RUTI).
Since 2001 and to present day he has been Vice-President of RUTI
Since 2002 he has been Head of the Working Group on Tourism under the auspices of the Presidential Envoy in the Northwestern Federal District.
From 2007 to 2012 he was Unpaid advisor to the Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg.
From 2012 to 2013 he was Director of the Department of Tourism and Regional Policy of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation.
From 2013 to 2014 he was Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Independent Noncommercial Organization Transport Directorate of the Olympic Games.
From 2014 to 2014 he was Advisor to the Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation.
Since 2013 he has been a member of the Central Council of the Russian Military-Historical Society (RMHS).
Since 2014 he has been a member of the Public Council of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, Head of the Working Group on Tourism.
On November 24, 2014 by Decree of the Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation No. 66-fsa he was appointed to the position of Deputy Head of the Federal Agency for Tourism.
Married, has a son and a daughter.
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