Born May 25, 1967 in Moscow.
. Member of the informal movement of the late 80-ies.
. Participated in the activities of the Club of Social Initiatives (IAC), clubs "Restructuring", "democratic reconstruction", "Moscow Tribune".
. In 1992 he graduated from the Russia State Humanities University, "Historical and archival.
. In 1992 - 93 - correspondent "XX Century and Peace.
. In 1993 - 95 - scientific editor XX Century and Peace.
. From April 1995 to January 1996 - Head of Department of the magazine Kommersant-Money ".
. From January 1996 to March 1997 - Head of the Department of Sociology Center for Studies of the media.
. On March 15, 1997 - General Director of LLP (then JSC) "Foundation for Effective Policy (FEP).
. Participated in elective FEP projects:
. - Elections to the State Duma, awareness-raising campaign of the Congress of Russian Communities (1995);
. - Presidential election advocacy campaign B
. N. Yeltsin in the regional media, gubernatorial elections (1996);
- Work on the motion of P. Kiriyenko "New Power" (1999).
. In July 2000, appointed head of the analytical department of the Expert Directorate of the President of Russia.
. His works were published in the newspaper Moscow News, "Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Kommersant-Daily".
. Author directory of Political Studies (1992)
. Co-author of a handbook on political parties.
He is married and has one daughter.