Date of Birth: 12/19/1951
Place of birth: village of Red Shablykinskogo District, Oryol Region
Volkov Nikolai Mikhailovich born on December 19, 1951 in the village of Red Shablykinskogo District, Oryol Region.
Children and youth were held in Ukraine. In the Far East came in 1973 on the distribution after the end of the Odessa Engineering - Construction Institute. His career began as a foreman at a construction site. Then, successfully he worked in various management positions. The last years of professional led the largest in the area of ??trust "Birobidzhantselinstroy".
In 1991, the deputy regional N.M.Volkov Council recommended to the post of head of administration of the Jewish Autonomous Region. In December of the same year, the Russian President`s decree appointed to this position.
At the first open elections in 1996 N.M.Volkov running and most of the inhabitants of the region shall be elected for the post of the first head of the autonomy. Strong and consistent supporter of reforms, he managed to keep all manufacturing industry economics, social gains, health, education. It supports research scientists to study the mineral resources base area, helps the development of promising areas in the agricultural sector, equipping hospitals and schools with modern equipment.
In March 2000, N.M.Volkov second elected governor. In September 2000, he became a member of the Federation Council of the Russian obrazovannogoGosudarstvennogo. Since March 2001 - Member of the Presidium of the State Council.
He has state awards. In 1986, for his contribution to the construction of housing, social - cultural and industrial region, was awarded the Order "Badge of Honor". In 1997 he was awarded the medal "In memory of the 850 anniversary of Moscow". In 1999 he was awarded the Order "For Merit" 4 degrees.
Married. She has one daughter.