Born in 1937.
Graduated from Ufa Oil Institute, qualification - mining engineer on oil and gas deposits development. Worked as an engineer.
Since October, 1977 - head of 'Belozerneft' Co, after that was chief engineer and general director of the association 'Nizhnevartovskneftegaz' (till December, 1984)
In 1985-97 - occupied leading positions in Minnefteprom and largest oil companies of Russia (Rosneft, Sidanko, Tumen Oil Company).
In December, 1997 - was appointed manager of JSC 'Nizhnevartovskneftegaz'.