Date of Birth: 06/04/1956
Place of birth: Inta upper
Director General of Ministry of Foreign Affairs
He graduated from the road department of the Leningrad Institute of Civil Engineering, specialty "engineer" in 1978.
From 1978 to 1980 he served in the Armed Forces.
Since 1980 - senior engineer, head of department, chief engineer of the trust operation of road and bridge management Leningrad Executive Committee.
In 1986 he graduated from the correspondence department Leningradskogofinansovo economic institute on a specialty "Organization of construction."
Since 1987, he worked as an instructor of industrial and transport department of the Kuibyshev District Party Committee.
1989 - deputy chairman of the executive committee of the Kuibyshev, then the head of Kuibyshev district administration.
Since 1994 - First Deputy Chairman of the Committee of Economy and Finance of St. Petersburg, the head of financial management of housing and communal services.
In 1996 he was an adviser to the control of the North-West Regional Center "Inkombanka".
From 1997 to 2000 - General Director of JSC "Lenenergo", then the adviser to the chairman of the Board of RAO "UES of Russia".
From 2001 to 2002 - first deputy, then general director of state-owned enterprises and the production of public organizations characters "Gosznak".
Since 2002, First Deputy Minister of Finance.
From 2004 to 2005 - Deputy Plenipotentiary Representative of RF President in the Southern Federal District, Deputy Head of Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation`s foreign policy.
Since 2011 was the vice-governor of St. Petersburg.