Born September 6, 1949 in Chelyabinsk, Russian.
In 1974 he graduated from the Metallurgical Department of Chelyabinsk Polytechnic Institute. He graduated from the Academy of National Economy, trained in Italy.
In 1974 the distribution was aimed at Simsk Mechanical Plant (g. Sim, Chelyabinsk Oblast), where until 1987 he worked in various positions.
From 1987 to 1994 - Director General Simsk aggregate production association (then - AO "unit").
March 15, 1994 was elected to the regional Duma. He was elected deputy chairman of the regional Duma.
. From December 1995 - Chairman of the Regional Duma.
. Since January 1996 - Member of the Federation Council's position.
. December 22, 1996 elected a new Legislative Assembly (Regional Duma was renamed the Legislative Assembly).
. On January 9, 1997 - Chairman of the Legislative Assembly.
. As a result of elections on Dec. 19, 1999 did not pass the State Duma on the list OVR, . but because of the seats in parliament have refused several people from the list, . received the mandate of a deputy State Duma of the third convocation, . renounced.,
. Member of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of the Chelyabinsk region.
. He is fond of volleyball.