Born June 22, 1963 in g. New Kakhovka Kherson region of the Ukrainian SSR.
In 1980, tried to enter the philosophical faculty of the Kiev State University named T. G. Shevchenko, but at the last moment changed his mind. He worked in Severodvinsk Remote Office Gorgaza.
From 1981 to 1983 he served in the army.
In 1989 he graduated from the Economics Faculty of Donetsk State University. He studied at the Department of Planning of the national economy. "
From 1989 - Management Consultant in a private consulting firm of his uncle - Scientific-innovative and counseling center Echo-advisor "in g. New Kakhovka.
. In June 1991, registered brokerage office, Konso and K "in Donetsk, becoming its director.
. On December 18, 1991 - Chairman of the Board of Alfa Bank.
. In early February 1996, resigned from his post as chairman of Alfa Bank and was appointed director of economics and finance consortium Alfa-Group "
. In June 1996 left the Alfa Group.
. He worked as chief specialist in the State Customs Committee of Russia.
. Since January 1996 - Chairman of the Audit Commission Rossiyskogo Jewish Congress.
. On October 23, 1996 - deputy head of the interim administration of the Central Bank of Russia in the "Credo-Bank".
. Since February 1997 - Vice-President of the Rosprom and also a board member of the management company, established companies Rosprom and Yukos oil company management.
. From January 1998 - and
. about. first vice-president of Eastern Oil Company. "
Since June 29, 1998 - Deputy Chairman of the Board of RAO UES of Russia ".
From May 1999 - Member of the Board of Directors of JSC Kolenergo (r. Murmansk).
Since June 1999 - Chairman of the Board of Directors of OAO "Dalenergo".
He is fond of philosophy, history, especially the history of the ancient world. Enjoys fishing, hunting, working with his childhood tennis, gymnastics. Master of Sports in the rapid-fire pistol. An admirer of Ukrainian cuisine.
Married. His wife, Irina E. Rappoport
, graduated from the Faculty of Economics, Donetsk State University and Moscow State Institute of International Relations.