Born June 30, 1953 in g. Kuibyshev.
In 1976 he graduated from the Kuibyshev Aviation Institute with. P. Queen of the specialty "Mechanical Engineer". In 1996 he graduated from Samara State University, majoring in "Jurisprudence". Candidate of Juridical Sciences (1998).
. Upon graduation he worked as an engineer of the Central Specialized Design Bureau (TsSKB).
. In 1977 - 78 he taught in the engineering college.
. In 1977 - 90 - on the Komsomol.
. In 1990 - 91 headed the organizational and staffing of the Kuibyshev Mayor.
. Since 1991 - Head of the Secretariat, then - deputy head of administration of the Samara region - Chief of Staff Chief of Administration
. In December 1996, the newly appointed vice-governor of the Samara region.
19 December 1999 was elected to the State Duma of the third convocation. Deputy Chairman of People's Deputy. Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Local Government.
Member of the Political Council of Party "Unity".
Member of the Board of Directors of JSC "Samara Bearing Plant.
Awarded the Order of Friendship.
Married. Has a son.