Born on February, 23, 1963. Graduated from the Plekhanov Moscow Institute of People's Economy, qualification - economist.
In 1984 - junior scientific assistant of the development department of technical economical researches institute.
From 1984 to 1987 - graduate student of the Central Institute of Economy and Mathematics attached to the Academy of Sciences.
In 1987-89 - chief engineer of price-lists development and examination department, senior scientific assistant at the research institute on price-building of the USSR State committee on prices.
In 1989-90 - head of the department of the Scientific center of automation, analytical researches on price-building at the Prices research institute.
In 1990 - chief specialist of the economic reforms department of RF Ministry committee on economic reforms.
In 1991-93 - leading scientific assistant of economic and political researches center.
In 1993-95 - Deputy of the State Duma, deputy Chairman of the State Duma committee on economic policy, Chairman of the subcommittee on foreign economic activity.
In 1995 - was reelected deputy of the State Duma. Chairman of the State Duma committee on natural resources, one of the authors of legislation on natural resources.
On January, 14, 1999 - was removed from this post. M.K.Glubokovsky was elected Chairman of the committee.
At present A.Y.Mikhailov is member of the State Duma committee on natural resources and is keeping on active work on its legislation.
Member of the political group "Yabloko".