Born in 1963 in Novogrodovka, Donetsk District.
Voroshilovgrad Higher Military Aviation School of Navigators, qualifying as a traffic control engineer;
International University in Moscow, Master of Business Administration Degree;
State University of Management, Master of Business Administration Degree.
1981- 1992 — military service;
from 1993 — worked in commercial companies;
since 2006 — in TENEX.
Two Orders of the Red Star, Order 3rd Class for Service to the Motherland in the Armed Forces of the USSR, Order of Friendship, Medal for Combat Merit, Badge 2rd class «For Merit to the Nuclear Industry».