Born August 23rd , 1971 in Donetsk region of Ukranian SSR.
From 2000 to 2002 he was Deputy Mayor of Norilsk on financial and economic issues and First Deputy Mayor of Norilsk.
In 2002-2007 was Vice Governor of the Krasnoyarsk Krai, Head of the Main Financial Directorate of the Krasnoyarsk Krai administration.
From July 2007 to September 2008 he was the First Vice Governor of Krasnoyarsk Krai.
From July to September 2008 he was also the Chairman of the government of Krasnoyarsk Krai.
In September 2008 Mr. Novak was the Deputy Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation.
Since October 2008 a member of the board of the Ministry of Finance of Russia.
He is a graduated from the Norilsk Industrial Institute and the Moscow Lomonosov State University.