Born in 1929 in Kharkov.
In 1954 - graduated from Azerbaidzhan Industrial Institute (Baku), qualification - mining engineer.
In 1954-62 - master, chief engineer of the production-technical department, head of oil output department #2 of "Bugulmanneft", "Leninogorskneft".
In 1962-64 - chief engineer of "Yelkhovneft".
In 1964-70 - head of "Aznakaevneft".
In 1970-74 - chief engineer, deputy head of "Komineft" association.
In 1974-78 - worked in India as an adviser on oil and gas.
In 1978-91 - head of the department of oil and gas industry, head of the drilling and shelf development department of USSR power industry.
In 1991-94 - director, deputy director of Moscow representation of Soviet-American enterprise "Belye Nochi".
From 1994 to 1998 - head of the secretariat of JSC "Sidanko" board of directors.