Place of birth: Leningrad
Born in 1971 in Leningrad.
He graduated from the St. Petersburg Engineering-Economic Academy with a degree in finance and `kredit` and the North-West Academy of Public Administration, specialty `state and municipal upravlenie`. He defended his thesis for the degree of Candidate of Economic Sciences on the theme `samoupravleniya` local economy.
He started his professional career in 1992 as the Deputy Director for Economics of JSC `Fathers and deti`. Since 1998 he is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the insurance company `RusMed`.
Since 2001, Chairman of the Board of Directors of a pharmaceutical factory `Farmakon`. In 2001 he was elected to the Municipal Council Municipality, `Tyarlevo` village. In 2001 he was elected chairman of the Municipal Chamber of St. Petersburg.
In December 2002 he was elected to the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg of the third convocation of the 43 constituency. In March 2003 he was elected chairman of the Standing Committee on Industry, Economy and Property. Member of the Standing Committee on law and order. It is koordinatrom faction "Sports Russia" in the Legislative Assembly.
He has a son and a daughter.