Born Sept. 7, 1963 in Simferopol, the Crimean region of the Ukrainian SSR.
In 1986 he graduated from the Radio Engineering Faculty of the Moscow Power Engineering Institute, in 1991 - graduate of the Institute. In 1993 he graduated from the Higher School of Management at the State Academy of management. Sergo Ordzhonikidze.
. In 1986 - 93 he worked in educational and banking institutions.
. From 1992 to 1993 - Vice-Chairman of the Board NIPEbanka.
. In 1993 - Head of the Department of calculations Promradtechbank, head of department on work with clients.
. Since 1993 - Head of financial management of JSC "Oil Company" YUKOS "
. Since 1995 - vice-president of Yukos.
. Since July 1997 - Deputy Chairman of the Board Menatep.
. Since April 30, 1998 to May 25, 1999 - Minister of Fuel and Energy.
. 3 May 1998 was appointed chairman of the board of state representatives in RAO UES of Russia ".
. 25 June 1998 was elected to the Board of Directors of RAO Gazprom.
. November 12, 1998 Justice Minister Pavel Krasheninnikov has accused Generalova that he knowingly violated the law, giving the opportunity to work Angarsk Petrochemical Company in the NC Sidanko.
. Since 1999 - Director of JSC "Investment and Development Agency TAC.
. 19 December 1999 was elected to the State Duma of the third convocation.
. In the State Duma in January 2000 became a deputy faction "Union of Right Forces.