Born in 1938.
Graduated from London University, geology department, Doctor of Sciences. Worked at the company Shell (in Nigeria, the USA, Gabon)
Since 1975- chief engineer of Shell Co.
In 1977 - appointed head of the departments of producers` geology - Norske Shell and Shell in Nigeria. In the same year began working at the Eastern department Shell as top-manager.
In 1980 - appointed head of the department of producers` geology Shell in Gaag.
Since 1983 - technical director, then manager of Shell in Oman.
In 1994-96 - managing director of the company 'Enterprises OIL PLC'.
In September, 1997 - appointed to the post of first vice-president of OC Sidanko.