Born in 1969 in Tselinograd (Kazakh SSR).
In 1991 he graduated (with distinction) from the State Finance Academy, majoring in Finances and Credit.
After the graduation he worked in a number of Russian banks (Joint Stock Commercial Bank “UNICOMBANK”, Joint Stock Commercial Bank “East European Investment Bank”, Joint Stock Commercial Bank “Soyuzaviakosmos”, Joint Stock Commercial Bank “ORGRESBANK”).
In 2003, he took the office of the Head of the Financial Department of the Stock Exchange Russian Trading System.
From 2004 to 2007 he was President of Noncommercial Partnership Stock Exchange “Russian Trading System” (in 2005 it was renamed JSC Stock Exchange “Russian Trading System”).
From 2009 to 2010 he was Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of Economics and Finance of JSC Scientific and Manufacturing Corporation “Uralvagonzavod”.
From 2010 to 2014 he was Financial Director of JSC “Center for Science-Intensive Technologies”.
On May 10, 2014 by Russian Federation Government Decree No.784-r he was appointed to the position of the Temporarily Acting Head of the Federal Agency for Tourism
On January 15, 2015 by Russian Federation Government Decree No. 26-r he was appointed to the position of the Head of the Federal Agency for Tourism
Ph.D. in Economics.
Married, has three children.