Born February 13, 1969 in g. Chelyabinsk.
. In 1992 he graduated from the Engineering and Construction Department of the Chelyabinsk State Technical University, specialty "engineer".
. As a student, he co-founded the company "temp LTD., Engaged in wholesale products.
. From 1995 to 2000 - Chairman of the Board of Directors of Makfa (formerly Chelyabinsk pasta factory), Sosnovogorskogo bakery.
. In late 1998 - early 1999 bought 25% stake in the newspaper "Evening Chelyabinsk.
. 19 December 1999 was elected to the State Duma of the third convocation.
. In the State Duma in January 2000 became a deputy group "People's Deputy".
. On January 26, 2000 - Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Energy, Transport and Communication.
. At the congress I Rossiyskogo Gas Union (CSG) 22 June 2000 was elected a member of the Supervisory Board of CSG.
. Member of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of the Chelyabinsk region.