Governer of Yamalo-Nenetski Autonomous region.
He was born in 1952.
He graduated from Tumen Industrial Institute, from Moscow Academy of Management. Worked at an avia-enterprise in Salekhard, in Komsomol and Party departments in Salekhard, Tumen. Has experience of deputy activity. Occupied the position of deputy head of Tumen region administration, head of YNAR administration. Member of board of directors of RAO Gazprom. Master of technical sciences. Academician of the Russian Academy of technological sciences. Laureate of the State prize of 1998 in the nomination science and technology. Awarded the "Order of Friendship". Married, has a son. Likes hunting and fishing. Plays chess, likes historical literature.